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Jersey Design Assistant - Burton Menswear

Listing ID: 1134152

Jersey Design Assistant - Burton Menswear

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Arcadia
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level / Graduate - 0 - 1 years experience
Twitter Handle: Arcadia_Talent
Deadline: 8th March 2020
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 18 hours
About: The Arcadia Group is the UK's largest privately owned fashion retailer with more than 2,500 outlets. Owning eight of the high street's best-known brands - Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Outfit, Topman, Topshop, and Wallis, there's something for everyone.

At Arcadia, our people play a vital part in our business. That's why we're committed to supporting the development of our team and recognising their contribution. We offer loads of career opportunities, whether you're just starting out, looking for a new challenge or wanting to progress to that next step in your career.

As a Design Assistant you’ll play a vital role within our Design team. Broadly speaking you’ll provide essential support to your department, ensuring that your brand stays ahead of the game. A key part of your role is to assist the Designers in the development of their ranges; visiting branches, researching competition, looking at fabric / print and silhouettes.
Day to day: 

  • Design and spec garments with direction of Manager.
  • Create tech packs to support relevant departments
  • Trend research and analysis – ability to generate on brand imagery which is current and applicable to Burton’s customer through use of blogs and catwalks.
  • Attend all relevant meetings, contributing where appropriate.
  • Attend comp shops and create reports for comp shops, trade shows and trend direction

Must haves:

  • Passion for Burton brand.
  • Relevant Design qualification.
  • Knowledge of In Design / Photoshop/ Illustrator is essential
  • Appetite for product and good eye for colour.
  • Print design skills would be beneficial.
  • Commercially aware with a strong understanding of the High Street.
  • Creative flair.
  • Ability to hit the ground running – take a brief and work on your own initiative.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate confidently at all levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with strong personalities.
  • Good teamwork and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent time management.

The exciting part:

  • We finish at 3pm on Fridays all year round!  
  • A day off on your Birthday so it is all about you  
  • Flexible working hours to manage your work-life balance
  • 25% staff discount & 3 enhanced discount weeks in the year across all Arcadia brands.
  • A day off at Christmas to get on top of the shopping
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Exclusive access to regular sample sales just for our employees

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