Assistant Footwear Designer - Boys Shoes (3 Months)

Recruiter
Next
Location
Leicester
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the team:

Design and develop new ranges, taking responsibility for everything from design concept through to technical development and product selection.

About the role:

• Work closely with the Designer on boys footwear to support the whole design process from planning and designing new ranges through to product selection.
• Help to produce creative garment designs that represent the very latest fashion and trends in childrens footwear.
• Assist with the creation of design packs; using CAD to produce technical product specifications.
• Work alongside various Product teams such as Technology to ensure most effective way of producing prototypes.
About you:

• Highly creative with a real vision for assisting with the design of our boys footwear ranges.
• Proven experience of footwear design, preferably gained in a fast paced commercial environment.
• Be able to demonstrate your commercial awareness and understanding of footwear design and trends.

Skills and Qualifications you have:

• Qualified to degree or HND level in Footwear Design or similar subject.
• Competent user of both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Strong communication skills; capable of working well with other teams and building productive relationships.
• Highly organised with good prioritisation skills to be able to work to set deadlines.

Please note, as part of the application process we require you to submit examples of your portfolio, please ensure you provide a link to your portfolio in the cover letter section of your application.

Benefits
  • Staff Discount


About Next
You know Next, but did you know we're a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We're the UK's 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we're the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Directory and it's now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we've gone global!

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