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6 days ago
  • Level Junior
  • Professions Fashion Design
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom
Junior Menswear DesignerStella McCartney
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Description

Summary
The Junior Menswear Designer will work with the Design Director by helping them create and bring to life the Creative Director’s vision across our Menswear collection. As the Junior Menswear Designer, you will support the Design Director through every aspect of the design process; from research to design, product knowledge and development and all ad hoc duties required by the Design Director. This exciting and varied role requires a pro-active individual who thrives in a fast paced and vibrant environment but can remain calm under pressure.
Responsibilities
  • Assist in any part of the design process required by the Design Director
  • Perform ad hoc and administrative tasks as required by the Design Director
  • Produce clear and detailed technical sketches
  • Communicate technical and creative ideas 
  • Research cross all product variations 
  • Create mood and trend boards
  • Research of general trends, inspiration as well as details and materials.
  • Development of sketches from inspirational through to technical drawings
  • Making mockups of products
  • Feeding back to Italian product development team
  • Sourcing materials and suppliers and manage fabric and material archive
  • Preparing specs and managing deliveries and deadlines
Personal Attributes and Skill Requirements:
  • Technical skills
  • Excellent drawing skills
  • Sample making experience
  • Experience of CAD software
  • Adobe Suite
  • Good research skills
  • Relative taste level to Stella McCartney and the Menswear range
  • Strong understanding of the brand ethos and ethical values
  • Ability to understand creative direction and concept
  • Excellent organization with an ability to manage a changing workload effectively to meet weekly deadlines
  • Previous experience designing Menswear, illustration and print 
  • Able to use initiative
  • Ability to work to rigorous deadlines with high pressure and change
  • Understanding of the fashion industry or previous luxury goods experience

Skills Required

  • Fashion Design