**Designer - Accessories (6 month FTC) - Brighton - £35,000**
Are you an experienced Accessories Designer? Are you looking for a new role where you can put your creative skills and experience to test?
If you have Accessories/Jewellery Design and Creative experience- this could be the perfect role for you!
What does this Designer - Accessories role involve?
Regular competitive shopping reviews to monitor trends & colours
Attending necessary trade shows
Proposing seasonal colour palettes, ensuring they complement the Brand continuity tri-colour palette
Moving on existing core lines and identifying/developing new product opportunities
Producing high quality product CAD visuals utilising relevant Adobe creative suite packages (Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign) for presentation to the business
Maintaining a strong brand identity in each design
Focussing on trends relevant to the brand to enable growth
Apparel design: Designing and developing new logos, placement print artwork, embellishments, fabric & trim details, garment shapes, original patterns, stripes and prints for the range
Packaging design: Producing print ready artwork for product packaging (with necessary screen separations, if required)
Surface Pattern design: Generating seamless pattern repeats & swatches as well as placement prints for a variety of substrates and print processes
Producing factory ready artwork with detailed design specifications to ensure correct first time samples from suppliers
Backing up of all artwork files onto the main server daily and updating the hard copy artwork archive
Skills & Experience required for this Designer - Accessories role:
Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite; Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign
Ability to work at a fast pace
Skilled at designing with an excellent eye for detail
High understanding of production processes and any limitations to design such as costings & minimum order quantities
Strong awareness of current fashion market trends with the ability to interpret relevant trends into designs/products
Ability to move the range on each season whilst understanding the need to be consistent with the brand
Ability to juggle a large number of projects at once and deliver multiple designs per season
Good commercial eye, with a love for product
If you are an experienced retail Accessories Designer, please apply today!