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Assistant Designer and Product Developer

Assistant Designer and Product Developer


A successful Menswear multi-brand business based in Leeds


To provide administrative support to the Buyer. Be involved in the design and development of the wholesale SMU (Special Make Up/Bespoke) Menswear ranges and orders. To manage the day to day running of agreed product categories being overseen by the Buyer.

  • An interest and experience in design with a strong working knowledge of illustrator is essential
  • Relevant skills working within a product development/buying office - buying cycle, critical paths and sample management
  • Commercial eye for product
  • Good time management
  • Strong housekeeping and organisational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Self - motivated
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative
  • Knowledge of garment construction and fabrics
  • Good visual presentation skills

PC Skills:

  • General IT literacy
  • Microsoft Excel, Outlook & Word
  • Working knowledge of CAD packages - illustrator
  • Company PDM / Product Order Systems

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Ideally to have a buying, fashion or textiles degree
  • 2+ year’s experience in a PD/buying/design environment within a Brand, Retailers or Supplier, ideally with Menswear experience but Womenswear considered (with an interest in Menswear). 

£19,000 - £22,000

Assistant Designer and Product Developer

Leeds, UK

Published on 6 Dec 2019