Designer (Accessories)

Ref: MON11340
Salary: Competitive
Department: Design
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: Full time

At Accessorize we’re dedicated to offering accessories that enable all women to express themselves, helping you feel confident in your everyday.

Since 1984 we’ve offered affordable accessories that can be stacked and styled, with everything from jewellery and hair accessories to bags and seasonal favourites.Our accessories are an effortless style solution to refresh your look - they’re the accessories that make the outfit.

We're committed to giving back and supporting the community. One of the ways we do this is working with charities that support women. We’re also constantly improving our sustainability efforts by making conscious choices with the materials we use and our production processes.

We are now looking for a Accessories Designer to work alongside the Design Director and design team, to design and develop multi accessories from slipper to soft accessories. We are looking for someone that can ensure we are creating an innovative and holistic product offer for our customer as well as building collaborative, cross-functional relationships across all departments that touch the design process. 


The key responsibilities for this role are:

  • Working with the design director on the accessories ranges; continue to innovate and develop premium forward-thinking product that consistently performs well and looks amazing.
  • Working alongside the Design team to driving the brand in a conceptual, boundary-breaking way to ensure we continue to maintain our position in the marketplace design lead brand.
  • Researching, designing, and building balanced, exciting, and new collections encompassing seasonal trends, theme, colour, print and brands handwriting to answer the business strategies and targets, from initial ideas through to sealer sample.
  • Together with the rest of the design team create seasonal mood boards, colour palettes, key element boards in line with seasonal theme and present them to the product team counterparts 
  • Carry out seasonal trend and technical research to ensure ranges are continually evolving and always world class.
  • Work together with buying team to develop and source fabrics and trims relevant for the end use of the selected ranges, adding newness and improving the existing product offer.
  • Liaise with Print team to translate the seasonal graphic vision into all over and/or placement prints as required.
  • Responsible for the creation and delivery of all tech packs for your products. Ensuing the tech packs are updates and correct from 1st proto all the way through to sign off.
  • Work with the buying team during the process to design the ranges within option framework and margin targets.
  • Visit factories in the far east and Europe through the design process.
  • Presentations of ranges throughout the design process and to the wider company as needed.
  • Build relationships within the team and across the business to ensure all aspects and benefits behind the product are communicated to all customers
  • Reporting into the Design director, you will be ensuring that all design deadlines and key development dates in the critical path are met.
  • Participate in all relevant design meetings 
  • To be aware of and contribute to the delivery of business targets.
  • Take on ad hoc projects or other responsibilities as appropriate


The Person:

  • Min 5 years’ experience working across multi product accessories
  • Must have experience with soft accessories and knowledge of knitwear
  • Experience in using adobe suite


What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday with the option to purchase additional holiday through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Bonus day off each year after 6 months service
  • A pension that you will automatically be enrolled in after 3 months
  • Life assurance (subject to participating in the pension scheme)
  • A flexible working approach
  • Early pay day Friday finish
  • A generous staff discount with up to 50% discount on our products
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounted gym membership at our on campus gym
  • Additional discounts such as Westfield discount, Taste card membership etc

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 to request discuss any specific requirements. 

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