Assistant Designer

Ref: MON11885
Salary: Competitive
Department: Design
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

Accessorize is an exciting and ethical fashion brand. Our story began in 1984 with an idea to create a fun and quirky accessories brand that grew to become the most loved global accessories brand. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery. We are built on a way of working that we are really proud of, where values and ethics go hand in hand.

We are now looking for an Assistant Designer to work alongside our design team to ensure we are creating an innovative and holistic product offer for our customer. Working alongside the accessories designer, you will help to design and develop a multi category range from slippers to soft accessories. 

What will you do as an Assistant Designer? 

  • Working with the accessories designer on the seasonal range; continue to innovate and develop premium forward-thinking product that consistently performs well and looks amazing.
  • Assisting the accessories designer with 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.
  • Support the design team with seasonal mood boards, colour palettes, key trend boards in line with seasonal theme including catwalk and industry reports
  • Work together with the 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.
  • Support print team to translate the seasonal graphic vision into all over and/or placement prints as required.
  • Support the creation and delivery of all tech packs for your products. Ensuing the tech packs are up to date and correct from 1st proto all the way through to sign off.
  • Participate in all relevant design meetings 
  • Support with admin and organisation across the accessories department.
  • Responsible for organising, maintaining, and storing the design boards.
  • Responsible for taking and sharing the notes for all design and sign off meetings.  
  • Take on ad hoc projects or other responsibilities as appropriate 

What you will need to succeed as an Accessories Designer? 

  • Min 1-2 years experience working across multi product accessories
  • Must have experience with accessories
  • Experience in using adobe suite
  • 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
  • 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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