Junior Designer

Ref: MON11189
Salary: competitive
Department: Design
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Monsoon Childrenswear ensures to deliver fun, uniqueness and quality to our customers. A heritage running back to 1995, Childrenswear has found its own voice and we encourage passionate and talented people to join this team

We’re looking for a Junior Designer to join our Childrenswear department to work on our Boys, newborn/baby and Nightwear categories.  This is a great opportunity for an established Junior Designer to deliver a fun unique exciting range with a strong Monsoon handwriting to delight and deliver great product to our customers.

What will you do as a Junior Designer?

  • Trend research including catwalks, print, graphics, new shapes and fabrics
  • Identify and present key trends for the season by month with key shapes, fabrics , colour and graphic direction
  • Deliver trends from research to delivery to the customer
  • Assist in planning and deliver to Critical time path for your department
  • Effectively communicating with team and suppliers to deliver on time
  • Proactively respond to changing needs of the business and the day to day challenges to ensure delivery of the product ranges to the customer
  • Demonstrate a flexible, can do-do approach and use own initiative in every aspect of your job
  • Creation of sketches, design briefs & tech packs on a monthly basis to CTP and execute with the suppliers
  • Digital production of embroideries, appliqués, motifs and graphics

What you will need to succeed as a Junior Designer?

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience working as a Junior Designer on ideally boys and baby in a fashion retail brand.
  • Degree in fashion
  • Passionate about childrenswear
  • Good understanding of the childrenswear market, trends and what is commercially successful in the current market
  • Have an excellent eye for detail and colour
  • Good understanding of garment construction and fabrics is key
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace to deliver tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work independently as well as working with all teams across Childrenswear
  • Experience working with an Indian supplier base is essential
  • Excellent PC skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator) with an emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy

Please note all applications should include a portfolio and a link to your website to be considered for the role advertised.

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today.

At Monsoon Accessorize we don’t focus only on what we do, we also care about how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people and are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will also consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

We provide reasonable accommodations as needed to people with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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