Assistant / Graduate Print Designer

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Poole, Dorset
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Assistant / Graduate Print Designer
Location: Poole, Dorset
Salary: Up to £18k for the right person

This is a great opportunity for a graduate to learn, contribute and develop whilst working for a recognised lifestyle brand.

Reporting to the Head of Design and Print Graphic Designer you will be responsible for assisting in the design and production of our client's products.

The role holder must be a team player with excellent communication skills to liaise with overseas suppliers via telephone and email.

Key Tasks:

  • Assist in the designing of men’s and women’s print and graphic range

  • Researching market trends and themes and developing briefs

  • Creating mood boards and colour palettes

  • Developing a strong and commercial product assortment and design, always keeping in mind the brands values and target consumer

  • Drawing by hand and on Adobe illustrator CC

  • Putting designs into repeats

  • Product design and technical specification (including tech packs)

  • Helping with the seasonal catalogue, which will include the use of Photoshop CC

  • Communicating with suppliers via phone and email, commenting on fabric samples for quality, colour and print

  • Creating point of sale and graphic design requirements for tradeshows

  • General admin

Performance Measures:

  • Working to deadlines

  • Working within a team, producing a range of commercial prints and graphics that reflects the brand

The Candidate:

  • At least 3 months in a head office within a design role, this can include internships

  • Confident communicator with a sense of humour

  • A portfolio that demonstrates an ability to hand draw and use illustrator

  • Degree or equivalent in graphics/print/illustration/fashion design

  • Understanding of how to design for both menswear and womenswear

  • Strong working knowledge of Illustrator

  • Excellent hand drawing skills

  • Knowledge of using Photoshop or InDesign

Ref: 1706-45-8250

It is important that you include a covering letter with your CV, detailing why you feel you are suitable for this position and highlighting all relevant experience.

We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.

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