Design Graduate Trainee - 1 Month FTC

02 Aug 2021
30 Aug 2021
Full Time
Working at Stella McCartney is a truly rewarding experience. As a luxury fashion company with a strong ethical standpoint we are leaders and innovators in our industry.


The Design Graduate Trainee will work with the Designers to realise and bring to life the Creative Director's vision across our product lines, both seasonal and iconic products. From design and sample creation, through to product development.

Your Mission:
  • Supporting the design and development of merchandise across all collections.
  • Research of general trends, inspiration as well as details and materials.
  • Presentation of trends to Design team with first sketches covering various product lines.
  • Working with ateliers to amend prototypes and finalise samples.
  • Feeding back to Italian product development and samples teams.
  • Sourcing materials and suppliers.
  • Preparing specs and managing deliveries and deadlines.
  • Mood board creation and research for season direction.

Your Talent:
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • Sample making experience
  • Strong understanding of the brand ethos and ethical values
  • Ability to understand creative direction and concepts
  • Additional Language - Italian

Systems and Essentials:
  • Experience of CAD software
  • Adobe Suite


Our philosophy is to go beyond monetary return and consider ourselves responsible for your wellbeing, your family, your health, your time and the community.
  • Up to 50% discount on Stella McCartney products
  • Exclusive staff sales and sample sales - Including other LVMH brands
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%
  • Extensive private medical and critical illness insurance, as well as life assurance
  • Annual Health Screening
  • Annual Leave Shop where employees can buy or sell annual leave
  • Flexible working/core hours
  • Enchanced Maternity/paternity packages
  • Matched Give as You Earn charity scheme
  • Fitness membership (Classpass credits) and onsite yoga
  • Volunteer and Birthday leave
  • Health cash plan
  • Financial wellbeing program
  • Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support Services
  • Employee referral bonus

Optional/ Paid Benefits

Childcare vouchers, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, tech scheme, travel and dental insurance and more.

We welcome people with disabilities and endeavour to make reasonable adjustments, if you do require such adjustments please let us know within 48 hours of your interview.

At Stella McCartney, we like to be bold. For us this means challenging ourselves and the wider industry in which we operate. As part of our commitments to inclusive fashion, we have an ambitious strategy to put diversity, equity and inclusion at the centre of everything we do. Our starting point is to create a workplace where different voices are respected, heard and empowered in equal measure regardless of factors such as culture and backgrounds, and to influence and disrupt fashion and other industries by providing opportunities for global diverse talent to shine.