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Graduate Trainee, Print

Listing ID: 1472732

Graduate Trainee, Print

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Alexander McQueen
Location: Central London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level
Reference Number: R105297
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 1 day
About: Alexander McQueen is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories which develops an ensemble of powerful Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle brands.
Innovative, emotional, uncompromising – all words that describe the romantic and provocative fashion of Alexander McQueen, a brand which has become synonymous with modern British couture. Integral to the Alexander McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: fragility and strength, tradition and modernity, fluidity and severity. An openly emotional and even passionate viewpoint is realized with a profound respect and influence for the arts and crafts tradition.

Alexander McQueen are currently seeking a Graduate Trainee, Print - who will report to Head of Scarves as part of our dynamic London team.

Your Opportunity?

Alexander McQueen is in search of a creative, adaptable, and highly passionate Graduate Trainee to join their scarves department. The Graduate Trainee for Print will support the Senior Print Designer and Head of Scarves, assisting with required tasks ensuring completion to the highest standard in a timely manner, aligned to the department’s briefs.

How you will contribute?

  • Assisting with the creation of original artworks and colourways for scarves and small accessories
  • Undertake image research
  • Drawing and hand painting
  • Developing trials and samples
  • Photoshop renderings
  • Organise Samples
  • Styling assistance of seasonal collections during shoot days
  • Illustrator artworks

Your skills and experience?

  • Extensive technical knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Strong hand drawing skills
  • Good understanding of the House
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good attitude and flexible approach to work
  • Enthusiastic and passionate
  • Strong teamwork skills, with an ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Demonstrate the utmost level of attention to detail, while working to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and requests

Why work with us?

At Alexander McQueen, together we push boundaries to create legacy. Everyone can make a difference and anything is possible.

We are passionate about beauty, creativity & quality. This is an opportunity to join our community of hard-working and talented individuals who are playing a part in the success of the House.

We offer a package of competitive benefits including, but not limited to:

  • Pension, private medical insurance & performance related bonus.
  • Clothing allowance, employee discounts & monthly lunch subsidy.
  • 25 days annual leave excluding Bank Holidays plus dedicated time for employee volunteering.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Alexander McQueen, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. We know that diverse skills, mindsets and experiences foster creativity and collaboration.

Please let our recruitment team know if you need support or reasonable adjustments to be made at any stage of the recruitment process. We will work with you to ensure that you have the best experience.

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