Assistant Designer - Sportswear
Up to £22,000pa + company benefits
A trendy sportswear brand who are leading the way for fashion forward performance, athleisure and active womenswear are currently recruiting for a Womenswear Design Assistant with activewear and performance clothing experience to join their growing Central London head office Design team.
As a Design Assistant you will be responsible for supporting the Senior Designer by creating and designing innovative yet practical on-trend athleisure and activewear designs, working closely with their buying, merchandising and garment technologist teams. You will attend trade shows, fashion shows and comp shops for market research and keeping up to date with trends. You will attend development trips, creating garment specs, advising on fabrics, graphics and branding.
The ideal applicant must have previous women's activewear design experience working at an entry or completed a year work placement for a lifestyle, high street, sportswear or premium fashion brand or retailer. You must have excellent design skills and good knowledge of technical fabrics and garment construction. You must possess strong communication, presentation, and have advanced I.T and CAD skills using Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign. With previous experience working with internal buyers, garment technologists, and external suppliers.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join the design team of fast growing trendy sportswear brand!
£20,000.00 - £25,000.00 per year