Print Designer (mat cover)

Ref: MON11356
Salary: competitive
Department: Design
Location: Notting Hill Village (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 are looking for a Print and Graphic Designer to cover maternity leave, working within our wider design team, focusing on developing our Monsoon Children’s print range from concept stage to production, working across multi product categories

You will be …

  • Researching current and future trends for print and graphics to drive newness and keeping to the monsoon handwriting, creating mood boards and sharing ideas with the rest of the team.
  • Working alongside the buying teams reacting to sales information on your categories. Problem solving for the department and designing commercially relevant prints and graphics.
  • Proactively respond to the changing needs of the business and the day-to-day challenges to ensure delivery of the product ranges to the customer
  • Researching and designing the print for multi product categories
  • Sending out print packs, colour standards and artworks to suppliers in line with the critical path
  • Managing the delivery of print Critical Path
  • Proactive in identifying departmental print needs and helping to drive newness
  • You’ll draw influences from a wide range of sources – from Instagram micro trends through to seasonal global trends and catwalks
  • You should be organised and focused, adhering to the critical path to meet deadlines, ensuring product is developed within the relevant timeframe
  • Managing Freelance print support
  • Manage Assistant print designer

We’d love to meet, someone with…

  • Computer Skills: Photoshop, Illustrator , CAD
  • Previous experience in designing for an aspirational brand or a similar High Street Retailer
  • Previous experience working across print categories
  • Ability to work across a variety of mediums
  • Strong commercial handwriting and understanding of the Monsoon Children’s brand customer
  • Fashion forward-thinking and directional trend print eye
  • Brilliant time management and resilience
  • Ability to communicate confidently, effectively, and appropriately with colleagues, suppliers, wider team & senior management
  • Previous print design experience for a childrenswear high street retailer is beneficial
  • Good hand painting skills and the ability to be versatile and adapt to a variety of styles. Evidence of this in portfolio is essential.
  • Have an excellent eye for detail and colour
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work in fast moving and reactive business with multiple deadlines
  • Be able to work automatously as well as in a small team
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • A passion for designing prints and graphics for childrenswear product

Please note all applications should include a portfolio and CV 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.

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 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)
  • Private Healthcare 
  • 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 with your CV and portfolio.

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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