[JOBS] DESIGNER - MATALAN
As a Designer, you'll act as a key support for the Design Manager managing, designing and developing the Accessories ranges, driving product and 'key looks' that reflect the current market and Matalan’s customers.
Undertake factory visits and attend Trade and Trend shows, providing detailed feedback to the Buying teams
Regularly complete directional and competitive shopping trips both in the UK and abroad, producing full reports and feedback to the wider business.
Managing and developing the company ‘key looks’, liaising with suppliers on trends and design details
Work closely with Retail and Marketing to ensure these ‘looks’ and messages are conveyed to the customer.
Review design ranges to ensure the 'balance' of the colour palette is continually reflected and will take responsibility for the development of the seasonal colour palettes and colour palette direction.
Active role in the management of the team, addressing any issues such as the content of design packs and advising on any technical information required
This role is offered on a fixed term, temporary contract to cover maternity leave.
Proven Ladies Accessories design experience
Strong background working within a retail environment.
Ability to use InDesign, Adobe CC Illustrator & Photoshop programmes to an advanced level
Able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines, managing a demanding and varied workload
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate successfully at all levels
Experience of presenting to Senior Management