Senior Designer - Beach and Swim Accessorize (Fixed Term Contract)

Ref: MON10294
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Design
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Interim
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 30/04/2019

IMAGINATION. DISCOVERY. EXPRESSION.

3 words that best describe our Accessorize brand. If you aspire to be confident, unique and empowered, then Accessorize is the brand for you. With 34 years of heritage, you would be joining an established brand on its new journey.

We have an exciting opportunity working alongside our inspirational Accessorize Design team on our Beachwear range.  We are looking for a unique and talented Interim Senior Designer to lead our Swim and beach clothing range with a creative Accessorize brand ‘handwriting’.  Proven experience of multi-product womenswear (woven/ softs/ jersey) gained from a head office or branded retail design environment is essential.

The Role and responsibilities

This role will see you researching, analyzing and presenting trends for our Beachwear categories. You will be producing detailed design briefs.  Your designs will drive the brand forward by challenging and developing beachwear ranges focusing on newness and customer profiles.  You will be working closely with our Design and Buying team.   You may be required to travel overseas as part of the role.

You will need an excellent creative eye to develop ranges and design specifically for the Accessorize Customer producing successful ranges to deliver profit to the business.

You will need a strong eye for embellishment, print, and colour, all essential to collaborate within the Design Team.  You will have the ability to communicate your designs effectively using Photoshop or Illustrator. We are looking for someone who has a strong passion to work for Accessorize with the ability to design product with a unique point of difference from our competitors.  With excellent presentation and communication skills. Previous experience of working with suppliers in the Far East/India is desirable. If you are able to demonstrate a commercial understanding of both the casual/ beachwear market and Accessorize customer, then this could be the role for you.


Further Information:

Please ensure that you upload relevant portfolio images along with your cv that are relevant to the Accessorize brand and Beach Designer role which reflect your strong sense of colour, creativity & print design and drawing skills.

What are we like to work for?

If you want to be the best in Accessories, then Accessorize is a great place to be. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across all three of our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and pay day early finishes!

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