Design Assistant/CAD illustrator - Monsoon Childrenswear

Ref: MON09488
Salary: Competitive salary + attractive benefits
Department: Design
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Design Assistant/CAD Illustrator to join our creative and inspirational Monsoon Childrenswear Design team.  This role will see you supporting in all areas of illustration design for garments and accessories departments whilst being a versatile opportunity assisting the wider team with administrative support.  If you have CAD/Illustration knowledge and have undertaken a design placement or work experience within fashion or at a design studio, we would be interested in hearing from you.

What will you do as a Design Assistant/CAD Illustrator?
• Responsible for the development of original artworks/Cad’s/specs and layouts
• Able to collate and edit catwalk information specific to Children’s Accessories and beach
• Assisting on accessories design supporting the Buyer
• Providing design support with research using relevant media resources to identify key trends and presenting your findings back to the team on a regular basis
• Assisting in the production of design packs and colour palettes prior to trips
• Assisting in sourcing ideas from the trade and suppliers, seeking new ideas for product inspiration
• Developing an awareness of best sellers and new reactions incorporating this into the design briefs
• Supporting the overall design team with day to day administrative responsibilities

What you will need to succeed as an Design Assistant/CAD Illustrator?
• You will have studied design, print design or illustration
• You will have excellent drawing skills, CAD, Illustration and a knowledge of design techniques with a good eye for colour and product
• You will have had some previous design work experience within fashion
• Excellent working knowledge of specs and CAD design
• Excellent Photoshop and Illustrator skills
• Computer literate and comfortable using Microsoft office
• An up to date knowledge of fashion trends as well as having excellent organisation and communication skills
• Enjoy working under pressure within a fast-paced environment

What are we like to work for?
If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be and one of the most creative companies on the high street.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent.  Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception.  You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and theatre shows and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

If you feel you have the potential to become a Design Assistant/ CAD Illustrator, please apply now!
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