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Design Assistant

Listing ID: 942731

Design Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Osman
Location: Fitzrovia, Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @osmanstudio
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 days 6 hours
About: OSMAN, the eponymous label from London-based Osman Yousefzada, made its debut in 2008. Deeply rooted in the creative worlds of both art and fashion, Osman’s unique architectural aesthetic and strong, sculptural designs both flatter and celebrate the woman’s body, qualities which have established the designer as one of London’s most exciting talents.

OSMAN is sold internationally, at some of the most exclusive retailers worldwide, including Browns, Galleries Lafayette, Selfridges, Matchesfashion.com, and selected Harvey Nichols Globally.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the design & development of the Osman RTW product from concept through to Production sign off.
  • Work closely with the Osman and the team to ensure design brief is being met.
  • Following carefully to a precise critical path; both internally with studio, fabric and design.
  • Attend all fit meetings with design and studio teams to ensure correct fit is achieved and all comments are relayed accurately and in a timely manner to all departments.
  • Research & develop design ideas to support design vision. An understanding of fabric and artwork is essential.
  • Create line drawings in line with design sketches and fittings in a timely manner.
  • Design artwork for print & embroidery and create specs for all factories and mills. 
  • Knowledge of fabric and trims, assisting with sourcing of raw materials.

Skills / Experience:

  • Preferably 2 years professional experience as a Design Assistant and with a textile design background.
  • Proven design knowledge of the luxury market is essential. 
  • Good understanding of working with European and Asian suppliers. 
  • Efficient, highly organized and reliable.
  • Attention to detail is crucial, along with ability to problem solve and communicate efficiently.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, working as part of close-knit team as well as independently.
  • Computer proficiency including excel and office programs as well as adobe suite, Photoshop & Illustrator experience is of the essence.
  • Positive attitude and dedication.  
  • Knowledge of Zedonk is a plus. 

Application:

Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.


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Proven design knowledge of the luxury market is essential. *

Good understanding of working with European and Asian suppliers. *

Efficient, highly organized and reliable. *

llustrator experience. *

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