Trainee Fashion Designer

Posted 3 days ago by Optima Recruitment
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Trainee Fashion Designer

Design support to the accessories design team to help ensure we are providing an excellent design service to customers.

Job Description:

  • Draw CADs of new accessories, packaging, and swing ticket designs
  • Amending designs according to the clients' final comments
  • Research accessories, fashion, colour trends and create mood-boards for customers
  • Help select new products for different accounts
  • Work to a critical path and to design products with an awareness of price
  • Ordering samples
  • Producing reports and presenting the ideas to colleagues and clients at various stages of the design process
  • Liaising with Far East suppliers on a regular basis

Person Specification:

Relevant degree in product, fashion or print design is essential


  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Creative with an eye for shape and colour.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Pro-active and creative.
  • Passion for eyewear, accessories and fashion in general


  • Understanding of different materials and production methods.
  • Experience working with Far East suppliers.
  • Graphic design skills.
  • Experience with designing accessories/fashion products

Additional Information:

  • Based in Chessington
  • Competitive Salary
  • 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday with 4.00pm finish on Fridays
  • Private Healthcare cover
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance cover (3 x salary)
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • 23 days holiday per annum, rising to 25 after 5 years of service
  • Annual Season Travel ticket loan
  • Ride to Work Bike Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

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