Junior Designer - Knitwear and Jersey

Laura Ashley Ltd
United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Laura Ashley is a quintessentially British lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of quality and originality. We use prints and designs that evoke the alluring beauty of the English countryside, for the way you live today.

Are you interested in joining our new Knitwear and Jersey team?

We are currently seeking a Junior Designer to join our Knitwear & Jersey Design & Buying team. Proven experience working with Fashion Accessories is essential.

The Position

You will be responsible for developing an innovative and commercial range of Fashion products, which meet our business requirements. Pro-active and creative, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to research and interpret forward trends and to drive product development. Working with a Buyer, you must have the creative skills to design products, which exceed the Laura Ashley customers’ expectations of the brand, whilst also being commercial in approach.

You will need to be able to work to a critical path and to design products with an awareness of price architecture, margins and selling prices. You must be able to work with the Buyers and Designers as part of a team to deliver consistency and co-ordination across all categories.

Applicants should have a degree in design. Previous retail experience would be advantageous. A passion for design and a genuine interest in Fashion are all prerequisites for this role.

Experience as a Knitwear designer is essential.

Experienced doing woven technical packs and artworks and able to work independently.

Cad/Photoshop Proficient

Organised and used to a fast paced environment

The successful applicant will have a real affinity for the Laura Ashley brand and the appropriate taste levels to design inspirational and distinctive products.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send your c.v. and a covering letter, stating your current salary & benefits package.

NB: We regret only successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications from Recruitment agencies will NOT be accepted.

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