Superdry

Men’s Sportswear Assistant Designer

Recruiter
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
Excellent basic salary, pension, life insurance, 50% staff discount
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
04 Oct 2016
Ref
17980
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Assistant

The role

Superdry is looking for an upcoming and creative Designer who is massively passionate about delivering an amazing range of technical sport, performance and lifestyle designs. You will embrace the opportunity to work with, and learn from, our immensely talented Design team and be excited about developing our relatively new Sportswear range. You will totally get Superdry and our ethos and will love working for a brand whose Sportswear is fast becoming our most sought after product.

When applying for this role please attach a copy of your portfolio.

You will

  • Design outstanding new designs suitable for our amazing Sportswear collection
  • Work collaboratively with our Designers to develop our existing Sportswear range
  • Actively share your fresh ideas and design concepts to the Menswear Design Team
  • Regularly monitor trend and street style that is relevant and new for our brand
  • Take responsibility for knowing our suppliers and their capabilities
  • Work alongside Garment Tech to ensure we get the right fit, look and feel for Sport
  • Produce specifications packs for your designs ready to send to our manufacturers
  • Upload and organise your designs onto our `Design Store`
  • Develop your knowledge of colour and fabric innovation within Sportswear design
  • Proactively research competitors to help us to continually innovate

You are

  • Educated to degree level in Fashion Design at First or Upper Second class level
  • An experienced Assistant Menswear Designer, ideally with a Sport focus/handwriting
  • A team player
  • Able to demonstrate your understanding of fabric bases, garment construction and fabric direction
  • Passionate about our brand and Sportswear design
  • Always positive with a can-do approach
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of our core customer and brand DNA  Able to work in a fast-paced team
  • An excellent communicator with an enthusiastic, professional, and engaging manner
  • Adaptable with a flexible approach to your hours
  • Effective at juggling multiple requirements
  • Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop

What we offer

  • Excellent basic salary, pension, life insurance, 50% staff discount