Junior Designer

Ref: MON11383
Salary: competitive
Department: Design
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.

Working alongside the Design Director and Design team to driving the brand in a conceptual, boundary-breaking way to ensure we continue to maintain our position in the marketplace as an international accessorise brand in an ever-competitive landscape. We are now looking for a Junior Designer to work with the Design Director on Angles (kids wear) to build out an innovate range.

What will you do as Junior Designer? 

  • The Key responsibilities for this role are:
  • Assisting the Design Director and Design team with research, prep, and execution of new seasonal direction for Angles.  
  • Help organise product with the buying team ready for Angel sign off meetings.
  • Together with all design team to create regular catwalk and industry trend reports to present back to the full design director.
  • Carry out seasonal trend and technical research to ensure ranges are continually evolving and always world class.
  • Work together with the design director on develop and sourcing of fabrics and trims relevant for the end use through the design process.
  • Work with Print designer assistants to ensure all print artworks are then translated onto Angles products.
  • Work on Artworks for Angel characters to be translated onto angels products across the range.
  • Working with design director and the buyer to ensuing the tech packs are updates and correct from 1st proto all the way through the final samples.  
  • Responsible for keeping track of angles designs progress throughout the design process.
  • Work with the design director to make sure we are on track with the critical path and making sure we are ready for all meetings.
  • Responsible for organising, maintaining, and storing the angel design boards.
  • Build relationships within the team and across the business to ensure all aspects and benefits behind the product are communicated to all customers
  • Participate in all relevant design meetings 
  • Responsible for taking and sharing the notes for all design and sign off meetings.
  • To be aware of and contribute to the delivery of business targets and brand awareness.
  • Take on ad hoc projects or other responsibilities as appropriate

What you will need to succeed as a Junior Designer? 

  • Excellent CAD skills using the adobe suit
  • A good undertesting of print and creating simple graphics
  • A broad understanding of a brand competitors and market awareness
  • A strong team player who is great with collaboration and able to work within tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills

What will we offer you in return?

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays 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
  • Private Healthcare
  • 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 careers@monsoon.co.uk to request discuss any specific requirements.

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