Job Details

Job title

Design Assistant, Footwear, Alexander McQueen

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

We are currently seeking an Assistant Designer, Women’s Footwear who will report to the Senior and Head Designer based in our central London offices.

Your Opportunity:

Alexander McQueen is actively searching for an Assistant Designer to support the Women’s Footwear category. 

How you will contribute:

  • Image research
  • Sketching and technical drawings
  • Making Swatches/ mock-ups/ trials
  • Photoshop renderings
  • Illustrator artworks
  • Embroidery placements
  • Photographing and organising prototypes and samples
  • Maintaining and updating archives
  • Helping in coordinating the Women’s Footwear Trainees
  • Specs and FTS sheets

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Very good drawing skills
  • Good machine and hand sewing skills
  • Very good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as well as Microsoft Office
  • You will have previous experience in shoe design, preferably in a luxury fashion house
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and requests
  • Ability to frequently travel

Why work with us?

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.  

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