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Leather Goods & Accessories Assistant

Employer
JW Anderson
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

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Job Title: Leather Goods and Accessories Assistant 

Reporting To: Design Director, Leather Goods and Accessories 

Hours: 40 per Week

Please Note: This is a Leather Goods and Accessories role, please do not apply if you do not have accessories experience. This is not a graduate role so please ensure you have UK right to work.

Responsibilities:

  • Work on developing and presenting sketches by hand, and Illustrator. Responsible for technical drawings, 3D mock-ups, detailed specs and comments.
  • Keep up to date with accessories and fashion market from season to season.
  • Collaborate with all Menswear, Womenswear, and footwear Designer to ensure a unified attitude and style direction each season.
  • Attend design meetings and present work to Head of Design plus support to LG designer.
  • Communication of collection to the business through mood boards and visual overviews of collection.
  • Make sure design procedures are adhered to and identify any opportunities for process improvement.
  • Keep an organised filing system so that all materials, drawings and photographs for the season and are easily accessible.
  • Work closely with Product Managers on development to pass designs, comments, updates and ensure artwork cohesion.
  • Research of new materials and potential travel for development trips, leather and fabric fairs.

About You:

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role for a luxury or contemporary brand.
  • Expert in Adobe Suite with experience in graphic design and technical placements.
  • Proven technical experience in designing accessories.
  • Ability to closely follow instructions and to work independently whilst taking initiative.
  • Attention to detail and strong communication skills.
  • Relevant Degree in Fashion Design, with skills in illustration and visual communication.
  • Self-motivated and enjoys working in a team collaboratively plus independently.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and great organisational skills.
  • Job is extremely varied and can work on several special projects and collaborations in unison, it is important to be adaptable, flexible and resourceful.

JW Anderson is an equal opportunities employer committed to fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, equality, and inclusion in our workforce. As an equal opportunities’ employer, we do not discriminate against applicants based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We believe that diversity enriches our workforce and strengthens our organisation. Therefore, we encourage minorities, LGBTQ+ candidates, and individuals with disabilities to apply for opportunities within our company. 

Should you require an reasonable adjustments to take place in this recruitment process, please contact isabelle.cran@jwanderson.com. Please send your applications directly to nicola.stewart@jwanderson.com

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