Accessories Student Placement

Accessories Student Placement
Job Summary:
Full time/temporary

Responsible to Accessories Design Manager

Purpose of the role:

In line with the company’s aim to offer essential training to students wishing to work in the fashion business, the role has been developed so that you gain experience in how design and development functions and the interaction across the business.

Location:
South Shields
Closing Date for Applications:
26th August 2018
Department:
Accessories
Key Activities:
Assist designers with mood boards, colour palettes and fabric boards.
Use of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to assist designers and undertake your own design briefs to deadlines.
Set up and maintain specs and matrixes and keep them updated throughout the season.
Organise and manage seasonal fabric, trim and supplier reference folders.
Attend sample review sessions working in line with the product team.
Liaise with both suppliers and customers.
Working to timelines and ensuring given projects, such as: photoshoots, design meeting samples and showroom samples are delivered on time.
Communication across all head office functions and seniority levels.
Attend weekly design and development meetings, following through on required actions.
Assist and support the Accessories team with presentations and meetings by organising samples, developing presentation boards and note-taking.
Produce product presentations for launch.
Assist with preparation for launch including model dressing and unpacking samples.
Undertake any other reasonable activity, as may be required by senior management.
Skills and Experience:
Participating in an undergraduate programme relating to Fashion/Product Design.
To demonstrate a keen interest in British Heritage Menswear/Womenswear Brands/Country Accessories - (desirable requirement).
Highly organised with good time management.
Desire to work for a British Heritage Brand.
Working knowledge of Microsoft business packages.
Strong communication skills.
Proactive and flexible working manner.
Good time keeping.
Good working knowledge of Cad. Illustrator and Photoshop.
Strong interest in accessories.
E-mail Barbour about this vacancy

This role is a student placement opportunity. This will be a 12-month placement starting in September 2018.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and covering letter [email protected]. Please clearly state on your application which role you are applying for.