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Junior Development Assistant

London (East), London (Greater)
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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Job Description:

A studio-based role, supporting the development team function with regards to collection developments in both RTW and Fabrics.  This role reports into the Product Development Team. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with logistics and shipments for the product development team to ensure timely arrival of raw materials and goods.
  • Seasonal stock checking of continuous raw materials and daily logging of seasonal raw materials.
  • Maintaining the archives for trims, knitwear, denim, linings, and components organised.
  • Responsible for keeping track of lining and trim colour cards. Ordering new ones should they be required. 
  • Creating sampling send out packs to manufacturers.  Coordinating the process to independently gather all materials, toiles, and patterns for the send out packs. Keeping send out area organised and tidy.
  • Creating pre-production sample send out packs.
  • General upkeep of the Product Development area, including end of season tidying.
  • Helping PD’s create and dismantle development boards, keeping boards organised and prepared in a suitable manner for meetings.
  • General errands. Sourcing zips, trims and threads. Dropping off packs to factories, collecting samples from local factories.
  • Creating directional diagrams for all fabrics, creating tile backgrounds for lay plan costings.
  • Creating the hand over books and sales books at end of season.
  • Data input with regards to product and materials through Zedonk software system
  • Participation in pre-show activities
  • Organisation and upkeep of raw material archives


  • Degree level or similar
  • Knowledge of garment construction, pattern cutting and textile is helpful
  • Zedonk / PLM / PDM experience would be an advantage + MS office skills
  • Initiative and drive
  • Organised and efficient and critical path focused
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving


Established in London in 2005, ERDEM has come to be synonymous with versatile yet powerful femininity. Founder Erdem Moralioglu trained at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London where he remained to launch the label following his graduation. Known for his use of experimental textiles, vibrant prints, and detailed craftsmanship, Erdem has created a beautiful world of the delicate mixed with the bold. 

ERDEM has received numerous accolades over the years, including the 2008 British Fashion Council’s Fashion Forward Award; the 2010 inaugural Vogue / British Fashion Council Designer Fashion Fund Award, the 2012 British Fashion Council’s New Establishment Award, the 2013 British Fashion Council’s Red Carpet Award, the 2014 British Fashion Council’s Womenswear Designer of the Year Award, the 2015 British Fashion Council’s Establishment Designer Award, the 2016 Fashion Group International Fashion Star Award and most recently the Canadian Arts & Fashion International Canadian Designer of the Year Award.

ERDEM is sold in over 170 of the most exclusive retailers, including Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Joyce, Colette, Dover Street Market, Selfridges and Harvey Nichols.

After launching an E-commerce store in 2014, the label opened its debut flagship store in London’s Mayfair in August 2015.

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