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Design Assistant - Burton

Job/scheme locations: 
Colegrave House, 70 Berners Street, London
Type of opportunity: 
Immediate job
Closing date: 

The Role

As a Design Assistant you’ll play a vital role within our Design team. Broadly speaking you’ll provide essential support to your department, ensuring that your brand stays ahead of the game. A key part of your role is to assist the Designers in the development of their ranges; visiting branches, researching competition, looking at fabric / print and silhouettes.

Day To Day

  • Design and spec garments with direction of Manager.
  • Create tech packs to support relevant departments
  • Trend research and analysis – ability to generate on brand imagery which is current and applicable to Burton’s customer through use of blogs and catwalks.
  • Attend all relevant meetings, contributing where appropriate.
  • Attend comp shops and create reports for comp shops, trade shows and trend direction

Must Haves

  • Passion for Burton brand.
  • Relevant Design qualification.
  • Knowledge of In Design / Photoshop/ Illustrator is essential
  • Appetite for product and good eye for colour.
  • Print design skills would be beneficial.
  • Commercially aware with a strong understanding of the High Street.
  • Creative flair.
  • Ability to hit the ground running – take a brief and work on your own initiative.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate confidently at all levels.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with strong personalities.
  • Good teamwork and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent time management.

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