Offers “Marksandspencer”

16 days agoMarksandspencer

Assistant Designer- Mens

  • Piddington (Buckinghamshire)
  • Design /UX / UI

Job description

Job Description:


About the role:

This is a great opportunity to join M&S at an exciting time to use your design skills in Mens as we are looking for two experienced Assistant Designers. You will work alongside the Designer to create market leading collections in your area.

What you will be doing:

·  Work alongside the Designer to deliver the global product direction
·  Support the Designer with the co-ordination of day to day activities
·  Support the Designer in producing a high standard of CADs, Tech Pack via PLM ensuring a high hit rate and delivering Direct Design targets
·  Work with the Designers to meet critical path deadlines and deliver the right designs, at the right time to meet critical paths
·  Support the Designer to deliver Design Briefs to FSVs when required
·  Support effective working relationships with our Sourcing Office teams and Suppliers
·  Research global retail and trends under the direction of the Designer and Identify and communicate key opportunities
·  Assist in creating design boards, design publications and design DPS presentations
·  Attend and participate in department fit sessions
·  Begin to take the initiative to own a product/product type under the Designers direction

What will you need for this role:

·  Previous design experience within the retail industry ideally within Mens
·  Strong design and CAD skills with an eye for detail
·  Knowledge of trend interpretation, current competitive marketplace and product design
·  Experience in Direct Design sourced product, working with Technology/Design and Buying to create high standards of CAD and Tech Packs via PLM
·  High level of proficiency in Design related CAD software to include Illustrator, Photoshop and In Design
·  Multi task orientated with the ability to work to tight deadlines to the critical path
·  Strong communication and influencing skills