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Design Assistant (Graduate Placement 6-12 months)

Job description

  • Hand making and generating technical packs.
  • Process of designing products, development and production.
  • Creation of trends, influences, colour and materials forecasting.
  • Organising component library and assisting with maintenance of design room.
  • Ensure all work undertaken meets the requirements of the design critical path.
  • Assisting where possible with buying and merchandising teams, demonstrating robust knowledge and understanding of the market, trends and customer profile to support the design team build ranges that achieve a buy of greater than 50%. 


  • Commercial Judgement


How a design department works in a commercial fashion jewellery business.

  Insight working with multiple high street retailer brands, across a variety of handwriting styles and market levels

  • Teamwork


Working in a large Design team environment

  Gain knowledge of working with Buying and Merchandising departments and an understanding of their roles with a commercial fashion business






  • Currently participating in a degree in fashion/jewellery.
  • Competent Adobe skills and good working knowledge with Microsoft office suit.
  • Creative flare and design skills, preferably with good hand drawing skills.
  • Good understanding of the retail market, fashion trends and brand positioning.
  • Good organisational and task management skills, with the ability to prioritise.