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Assistant Designer - Jersey (FTC/freelance)

Listing ID: 1202058

Assistant Designer - Jersey (FTC/freelance)

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: ASOS
Location: Camden, North London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 6 days

As an Assistant Designer, you will be working closely with the womenswear Established Designer, designing the amazing ASOS DESIGN Jersey ranges for our twenty something customer. If you love fashion design, researching the latest trends and want to be part of a fast-paced fashion forward design team this could be the opportunity for you.

What you’ll be doing...

  • Researching, developing and designing the womenswear jersey ranges including casual & Formal jersey, basics, sweats range including identifying key shapes for the season, colour, fabric and building a range which offers choice for our global customer base.
  • Reacting to sales information and design commercially relevant fashion forward ranges.
  • Researching current and future trends by a collection of different sources in order to identify newness and interpret into first to market pieces.
  • Working with the technical team on initial fits. Identifying and helping problem solve for the department.
  • Building relations with suppliers and advising factories on direction, construction, key details, materials and trims.
  • Adhering to the critical path to achieve deadlines, ensuring product is developed for the relevant and optimum selling period.
  • An ability to research and develop unique product working on long lead time product as well as quick reaction short lead ranges.

We’d love to meet someone with…

  • Previous experience in designing for an Aspirational Brand or similar High Street Retailer with 2-3 years experience.
  • Previous experience of working with Far East, European and UK suppliers.
  • Experience of working with a buyer in planning and delivering a balanced range and first to market pieces.
  • Strong commercial handwriting and understanding of the ASOS Brand and Customer.
  • Computer Skills: Photoshop, Adobe, CAD.
  • Fashion forward.
  • Manages themselves in a professional manner at all times and keeps all information belonging to the company confidential.
  • Responsible for individuals’ time management.
  • Highlights problems and makes improvement suggestions, seeking practical ways to overcome barriers and remaining calm under pressure.
  • Is able to communicate confidently to team & senior management the performance and strategy of the department.
  • Willingness to Travel in the UK for Supplier meetings and Inspirational purposes. International development travel.

What's in it for you? 

We will give you a competitive salary, BIG staff discount, discretionary bonus scheme, sample sales and pension matching, but also a fantastic bunch of flexible benefits that focus on your health, wealth & inner self for you and your friends & family.

We are all equal! 

We’re committed to creating an inclusive workforce.  We believe in a world where you have the freedom to explore and express yourself without judgement, no matter who you are or where you’re from. Where you value yourself and feel proud of who you are. Where individuality is a source of confidence, because difference makes the world a better place.

Design at ASOS

ASOS is one of the UK’s top fashion and beauty destinations, expanding globally at a rapid pace. Our values are to be authentic, brave and creative, and we live and breathe these in everything we do.

The Design Team look for inspiration all around the world, along with street style, vintage shopping, music, art, the catwalk and all things creative, to design the latest product for the range. It’s all about newness and finding and designing the most exciting product for our 20-something customer, whatever their style.


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