Design Assistant / Midlands

£17000 - £24000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. Rest of UK
  3. Design, Product Development
  4. £20,000 - £29,999
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My client, a leading accessories wholesaler, is seeking a Design Assistant / Product Assistant to join their Head Office based in the West Midlands. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate looking for their first role in the fashion industry, or for a more experienced candidate seeking their next step.

The Role:

  • Working closely with the Product Team to take a design from concept through to production
  • Assisting with the development of product and collections from briefs with buyers
  • Working with licensed brands and adhering to strict design guidelines and approval procedures
  • Identifying and interpreting trends to create product suitable for the optical market
  • Managing critical path and delivery schedule for all new product
  • Responsible for new product administration and paperwork
  • Liaising with suppliers, primarily in the Far East via email
  • Stock control and monitoring

The Candidate:

  • Fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Competent user of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Degree educated with a minimum 2:1 classification
  • Flexibility to travel abroad when required
  • The ability to write succinctly
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills

Due to the high volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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