[JOBS] ASSISTANT PRINT DESIGNER - BURBERRY
ASSISTANT PRINT DESIGNER - BURBERRY
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.
WW & MW Assistant Designer
Reports to : Print Designer
Location : London, Horseferry House
Responsible for creating a modern collection of print artworks with a strong fashion direction using Burberry’s iconic heritage and attitude as a foundation along with the Print Design team.
Research, design and develop new concepts for a collection.
Follow creative direction and actively propose artworks and concepts.
Gather research, create mood boards, generate ideas, artworks and launch artworks.
Design and develop printed textiles that fill the brief and are fit for purpose for the customer, brand and business and generate the ‘wow’ factor.
Have a great understanding of brands, catwalk collections, luxury markets from street style to high end nationally and internationally to identify trends and opportunities.
Work collaboratively with cross functional teams.
Utilise appropriate and innovative techniques and processes to deliver prototypes and products.
Adhere to the corporate calendars and critical path.
Work as part of a strong, dynamic design team to be market leaders.
Create all over artworks and intricate placed artworks using a range of techniques & computer programs.
Support Textile team members as a team to ensure that the overall “design concept” is achieved.
Strong concept, research and creative skills.
Great free-hand drawing, collage, imaging making and photographic print skills.
Screen printing skills.
Exceptional Illustrator & Photoshop Skills.
Technical knowledge regarding garment construction.
Knowledge of design, development and implementation.
Passion for fashion and product knowledge –knowledge of trends, the market, peer awareness and knows the luxury consumer.
Can operate at pace and with a sense of urgency.
Ability to communicate with functional experts in Design, Fabric, and PD.
Strong communication and influencing skills.
Attention to detail.
Textiles or Printed Fashion MA or Degree.
2 plus years’ experience within the industry preferable.
APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PORTFOLIOS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
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