Assistant Designer, Men's Outerwear

Burberry

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Job title

Assistant Designer, Men's Outerwear, Burberry

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

PURPOSE

The Assistant Designer, Men's Outerwear will provide support to the Menswear Pre-collection design team and contribute with own knowledge and experience to create a modern collection with a strong fashion direction using Burberrys iconic heritage and attitude as a foundation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Passionate about fashion with a good understanding of brands, catwalk collections and what is relevant and happening in the market place
  • Research fashion and luxury markets internationally to identify trends and opportunities
  • Together with Design team, follow creative direction and actively propose design concepts
  • Create mood boards and comprehensive sketch packs ready for launch
  • Together with the Designer, work with Fabric/Material, Trim, Product Development, Merchandising and Global Sourcing teams to identify adequate materials, production methods and deliver prototypes
  • Adhere to the corporate calendars and critical path
  • Provide general support to studio where and when needed

The Ideal Candidate

  • Proven previous design experience, at a Luxury brand level preferred 
  • Degree in Fashion or Design, MA level desirable 
  • Strong free-hand drawing and technical drawing skills
  • Confidence with CAD (Illustrator) is essential 
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for fashion and market knowledge

About Us

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.