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Assistant Designer - Men's Jerseywear

Job Title: Assistant Designer - Men's Jerseywear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95771
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 03, 2014 18:18

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and enthusiastic Assistant Designer to join the Mens Jerseywear fashion team of this leading UK high street retailer. As Assistant Designer, your responsibilities will include: * Assisting the Design Team in planning and designing a commercial and innovative range. * Producing mood boards to show overall vision of your area as well as key design influences such as colour, shapes and style. * Following through all product development with both the buyers and suppliers. * Researching trends within the market to influence graphic designs. * Working closely with Buyers and technical teams to ensure your designs meet the required look and standard. * Undertaking sourcing and inspirational trips. * Attending trade/range reviews with senior management, regularly reviewing and evaluating effectiveness of designs and spotting potential gaps for growth. To be successful, you will: * Currently be working as an established Assistant Designer within another successful UK retailer or major supplier to the UK high street. * Have a passion for menswear and the latest trends and be up to date with latest trends and industry developments. Jerseywear experience is essential but candidates must have an interest in menswear as a whole, as there may be opportunities to gain experience working across multi-product. * Have outstanding knowledge of relevant packages such as PhotoShop and Illustrator. * Have a strong eye for product and colour. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Assistant Designer wanting to be part of one of the UKs most successful and trend led retailer businesses. In reward for your hard work you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, along with excellent opportunities for progression and career development.If you think you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, send us your CV today! We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.