Reports to: Womenswear Design Manager

Role Overview:
Supports the Womenswear Design team, researching and creating new and innovative commercial ideas, creating mood boards, new prints and starting workbooks for factories for production.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Working closely with the design and production teams to ensure an efficient workflow of designs, prints and sample production.
  • Assist and help research, 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, 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.

Skills Required:

  • 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, diligent and able 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.

    What's in it for me?

    • 50% Employee Discount
    • 22 days holiday per year, rising to 24 days after 2 years’ service (plus bank holidays)
    • A paid day off on your birthday
    • A paid volunteering day per year
    • A paid moving day per year
    • £100 Selfridges voucher on your work anniversary
    • Hybrid Working Arrangements
    • Defined Benefit Pension Scheme
    • Company Sick Pay Entitlement
    • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
    • £500 employee referral bonus scheme
    • Local Business Discounts (joe and the juice, café’s, fitness, beauty etc)
    • North-West London office location directly located next to good transport links
    • Casual office dress code (your style of dress is up to you, wear what you feel best in)
    • Fully-stocked kitchens and fridges (hello endless brekkie and snack supply, see ya afternoon munchies)
    • Regular Office Social Events (e.g. payday socials)

To apply, email your CV and covering letter to; talent@jadedldn.com with the email subject ‘Womenswear Design Assistant'