Graduate / Trainee Designer

Graduate / Trainee Designer

£18k - 20k per year
REF: 12132 MM
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Job Description

This leading supplier to the UK High street are looking for a graduate/ trainee Designer to join their expanding team in Manchester HQ. Working to support the Women’s Outerwear team, you will be involved in researching trends, creating presentation boards, compiling comp shops and general design admin. 

CAD, garment construction and fabric knowledge is desirable as this is a role which will quickly offer growth and career development. This is a fast-paced role but will suit someone who has a genuine passion for Design, as well as the desire to grow and develop.
Graduate Designer- The Role:

  • Compile and collate and present trend and design ideas, on seasonal themes
  • Complete regular comp shops and present findings, communicating any missed opportunities with the design teams. 
  • Assist with creating specs/tech packs for the factories
  • Be aware of the critical path and key dates. 
  • Assist the design process, CADs and sample tracking.

Graduate Designer- The Person:

  • Entry level role - placement or  internship experience is preferred. 
  • Educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 degree in Fashion or other related subject or equivalent practical attainment
  • Have a good understanding of commercial design, CAD and garment construction
  • Creative and trend driven with a good eye for colour and fabric
  • Attentive to detail with the ability to think creatively
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team player and able to build relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • To be able to deal with all challenges in a calm and positive manner

If this could be you, please get in touch with an updated CV and Portfolio to 

** Please supply a relevant portfolio **

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If the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.
We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role. Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.


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