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Menswear Design Assistant

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Creative Arts & Fashion
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You need excellent computer skills, organization, time management, trend focus, flexibility, brand understanding, and a strong team player for the Menswear Design Assistant role at Jaded London.
  • You will assist the design team with sketching, fittings, and technical details, keeping up with trends, creating prints, and organizing samples, fabrics, and trims. Stay organized, creative, and proactive in a fast-paced menswear design setting.

Requirements

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, CAD, Photoshop, Adobe & Illustrator.
  • Highly organised with the confidence and ability to work at pace.
  • Good time management with the ability to prioritise tasks and work to multiple deadlines.
  • Trend-focused with an eye for detail.
  • Flexible working approach, diligence, and ability to adapt to the needs of the team.
  • Great understanding of the Jaded London brand and customer.
  • Strong Team player and passionate for the brand and its success.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the design and production teams to ensure an efficient workflow of designs, prints, and sample production.
  • Assist and help research, and produce clear and detailed technical sketches.
  • Assist in fittings, taking notes, and updating technical sketches on illustrator.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the design identity in line with Jaded London, provide a sense of colours and details, and deliver a high awareness of current trends.
  • Continually researches new and innovative commercial ideas on a continual basis through sources; Instagram, Depop, catwalk, research trips, etc.
  • Creates weekly ‘new in’ reports on a timely basis.
  • Works efficiently to create 20 ideas per day to be sketched on CAD via Adobe illustrator.
  • Demonstrates creativity in-line with the brand, creating print design mood boards with new ideas.
  • Creates new prints from scratch and sets up prints for production.
  • Makes a start on creating four workbooks a day for factories for production, to be passed to Designers.
  • Makes amends to sketches post fit sessions, updating the critical path with information from factories.
  • Supports the designers in all tasks as requested, including sourcing fabrics and trims.
  • Ensures general office tidiness is maintained with samples put away correctly, filing fabrics, and keeping the workplace organised.

FAQs

What computer skills are required for the Menswear Design Assistant role?

The required computer skills for this role include proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and CAD.

What benefits are offered with this position?

Benefits for this position include a 50% employee discount, 24 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), a paid day off on your birthday, a paid moving day per year, hybrid working arrangements, pension scheme, bonus scheme, employee assistance program for you and your family, employee referral bonus scheme, local business discounts, casual office dress code, fully-stocked kitchens and fridges, and regular office social events.

What level of experience is preferred for applicants for this position?

Experience designing for an aspirational brand or a similar role is preferred, as well as experience working across print categories and medium. It is also important to have a strong commercial handwriting and understanding of the Jaded Man customer.

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Fashion & Arts
Industry
11-50
Employees
2013
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Jaded LDN is a fashion brand that transcends conventional boundaries by creating contemporary, bold clothing designs. The company is dedicated to crafting unique and expressive fashion pieces that resonate with a diverse audience. With a focus on innovation and individuality, Jaded LDN's ultimate goal is to inspire confidence and self-expression through their distinctive clothing collections. By blending streetwear aesthetics with high-fashion elements, the brand strives to empower individuals to embrace their personal style and make a statement in the ever-evolving world of fashion.