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Freelance Design Assistant

Listing ID: 576480

Freelance Design Assistant

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: TOPMAN
Location: London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Deadline: 31st March 2017
Ad Expires In: 5 days 15 hours

Working Here

Meetings, mood boards and strategy - it's all in a day's work here at head office. No time to sit back on our heels, this is the hub that powers everything we do. From fashion-forward designers to in-the-know buyers, our team at Topshop Topman HQ is unrivalled for talent. It's fast-paced, exciting and the perfect place to build a career in fashion. Join any part of the business, from Marketing to Finance, and you will shape the future of the most directional brands on the high-street.

The Job

We have an opportunity within our TOPMAN Design department for a Freelance Design Assistant. A role at TOPMAN promises a fast paced, challenging, innovative working environment.

As a Freelance Design Assistant at TOPMAN you will:

  • Support our Designers with creating trend boards for each season and for micro-trends, using catwalk and alternative research sources (street trends, blogs).
  • Assist the Designers in the development of their ranges ; visiting branches, researching competition, looking at fabric/print selections and silhouettes
  • Attend all relevant meetings, contributing to Design ideas/trends/must haves
  • Compile trip reports and distribute to team
  • Manage in-house sample library
  • Producing original artwork in-house that can be used to translate into product.
  • Sourcing swatches and samples that will drive trend and product inspiration.
  • Regularly researching blogs, identifying trends and reporting back to the Design team

Skills / experience required

  • Passion for the TOPMAN brand
  • Relevant Design qualification
  • An understanding and passion for street trends
  • Knowledge of CAD would be beneficial
  • Print design skills would be beneficial
  • Commercially aware with a strong understanding of the High Street
  • Creative flair
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate confidently at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and with strong personalities
  • Good teamwork and inter-personal skills
  • Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and accuracy

Added Extras

From bonus schemes to season ticket loans, that make your commute a little easier, we offer a range benefits here at head office. We make the most out of our staff discount across The Arcadia Group and a range of brands externally.

As well as this we have lots of exciting things that happen throughout the year, to say a big thanks for all the hard work our great teams put in.


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