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Senior Designer

Listing ID: 1403851

Senior Designer

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: NAMED Collective
Location: East London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Salary / Wage: Negotiable based on experience
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 days 19 hours
About: NAMED collective is an independent ethical fashion label based in East London.

NAMED collective is an independent ethical fashion label based in East London. We’re looking for a creative individual who is truly ready to make a difference and feels they will excel in a small, fast-paced working environment alongside a dedicated team at our studio in Hackney! 

As one of the fastest-growing streetwear collectives in the UK, we are now opening up a new position of Senior Designer. The ideal candidate has exceptional creative flair and attention to detail. They are incredibly passionate about being a key part of the NAMED collective team and having a huge impact on the continued elevation of all elements of the brand vision! 

The Role:

  • Manage and coordinate a growing design team to ensure exceptional product and timely delivery is continually achieved
  • Ideate and design conceptual and groundbreaking, graphic led concepts based on a phenomenal understanding of streetwear style
  • Responsible for developing collections that align with the brand's strong design identity and vision
  • Constantly push creative boundaries (while maintaining and establishing the brand's identity), leading the team to generate innovative designs that connect with the brand's audience in new ways
  • Push design innovation, whilst accounting for factory capabilities and target price points
  • Working closely with the technical and graphic designers to ensure that they support the execution of all designs and to ensure that our manufacturing partners can produce them as intended
  • Liaising with production coordinator to ensure feedback from factories is noted and addressed in a timely manner
  • Support design and production team by maintaining and improving workflows and best practices

Must Haves:

Technical Skills:

  • High level of skill in print and graphic design
  • Excellent knowledge of garment construction, from spec’ing/measuring garments for development to full technical packs
  • Excellent sketching and CAD design skills
  • Strong knowledge of jersey washes and print techniques 
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe software including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Ability to translate inspiration and ideas into unique product opportunities

Experience:

  • 5 years' minimum design role experience
  • Jersey garment fitting experience
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, creative environment
  • A record of delivering successful projects in a timely manner

Professional Traits:

  • A genuine passion and immense knowledge of streetwear
  • Positive attitude and the ability to keep up with a fast-paced environment
  • Able to take constructive feedback, to learn and grow with the brand
  • A love for the brand and understanding of our mission
  • Creatively minded person with an eye for detail and the ability to guide designers and artworkers with our community and brand vision in mind
  • Highly organised, self-sufficient with an ability to prioritise and drive multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

How to apply:

This is your time to show us what you can bring to NAMED collective!

Please submit your portfolio, CV and answers to the below applicant questions. We can’t wait to find out about you.  Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview!


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Applicant Requirements

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5 years' minimum experience working in a similar role/brand. *

Experience leading and delivering creative projects to an exceptional level. *

Based in London and eligible to work in the UK. *

Applicant Questions

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This role requires an exceptional knowledge of streetwear design. We’d love to hear how and why this is an area you’d excel in… *

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