Assistant Designer - Boyswear

Coventry, West Midlands
Competitive plus benefits
19 Apr 2017
25 Apr 2017
Job Type

Assistant Designer - Boyswear

Sainsbury’s is becoming one of the biggest players in the market, with a growing reputation for quality and design. So there’s never been a better time to bring your passion here.

You love to create innovative and inspiring things, and that’s exactly what we’re all about. Our brilliant design and trading teams aim to create designs that make people feel great, while helping our customers to live well for less. It’s an incredibly rewarding career to see your ideas come to life.

As an Assistant Designer in Boyswear, your remit will span Boys clothing from toddlers to teens. What’s more, by working directly with our factories, our fantastic team is now developing up to 80% of our designs in-house.

At Sainsbury’s you’ll have the opportunity to be part of every aspect of the design process. You’ll be involved in the preparation for key meetings, liaise with suppliers, and support in trend research, in addition to administrative design duties including technical specification packs.

Perhaps most excitingly of all, with the guidance and support of an experienced Designer, you will assist in the designing of commercial, competitive and functional aspects of our products. You’ll demonstrate understanding of the latest trends and customer needs with real creative flair.

As you develop your skills and knowledge and technical understanding, the opportunities to do more will be yours for the taking.

To join us, you’ll need a passion for creating inspiring products. To really hit the ground running, you will ideally need a background in retail. You demonstrate a commercial understanding with a keen eye for detail, You have what it takes to deliver key research and present new ideas with confidence. We’re also looking for someone who works well as part of a team so great relationship building skills are vital. We’ll also expect you to be competent using software including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.