Graduate Designer - Menswear (12 months)
About the team:
This role will support the Menswear garment design team. The team design and develop new ranges, taking responsibility for everything from trend prediction to design concept through to technical development and product selection.
About the role:
- Provide support throughout the whole design process from planning new ranges through to product selection.
-Collate design research, create colour palettes and prepare and update design boards for each season as required.
-Assist with the production of design packs where required.
-Provide administrative support to the Design team, taking responsibility for tasks such as: attending fit sessions, trade meetings, colour matching, archiving fabrics and logging samples.
- Graduating this summer from a degree in Fashion Design, Textile Design or similar subject. We will also consider applicants who graduated in 2020 and missed out on a similar position due to COVID-19.
-Experience or specialisation on Menswear design is desirable.
-Intermediate user of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
-Strong communication skills; capable of working well with other teams and building productive relationships.
-Strong interest in fashion and awareness of trends.
Please note, we can only accept a maximum of 2 placement applications per candidate.
As part of the application process we require you to submit a screen resolution, digital portfolio. Unfortunately, applications without a portfolio will not be considered.
- Bonus Scheme
- Pension Scheme
- ShareSave Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Staff Discount
- On-site Nursery
You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 43,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 540 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!