• Senior Menswear Designer - Leather (12 moths FTC)

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(19/06/2018 14:15)
    Job ID
    2018-4698
    # of Openings
    1
    Store Name
    AllSaints Studios East London – London
    Department
    Design
  • WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    THE ROLE

     

    The Design department is the epicentre of our DNA and influences every part of our brand. We play a key role in setting the tone and direction of the brand visually, commercially and ensure that our customer receive the product they desire.

     

    As a Senior Designer you will be part of a team consisting of two designers within the Menswear team reporting directly to the Menswear Design Director, working across Leather.

     

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

     

    • Collaborating with the Menswear Design Director to design and develop aspirational and appealing collections for AllSaints, owning the whole process of design from conception to production.
    • Undertake trend research and visit trade shows.
    • Source and place sample orders of raw materials.
    • Issuing of all styles with specs/swatches/layouts etc. with our Product Development team.
    • Supervision of corrections to samples through production.
    • Review of line with administrative team as well as sales.
    • Presenting to Directors for sign-off of concept and colour.
    • Building relationships with Suppliers and attending regular meeting with them.
    • Supervising corrections for samples through production including approval of colours, fabrics hand-feel, washes and bulk production files.
    • Lead, Motivate and develop the Leather team.
    • Reviewing the collections with the Directors and the Merchandising team.
    • Building strong relationships with the Suppliers and Mills, attending meetings with them.

    WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED FOR THE ROLE?

    • A strong commercial background working from conception through to production at an Established Designer or Designer level in Leather.
    • Degree in Fashion Design with a specialist focus on Leather is preferrable.
    • Ability to work with Merchandising, Sales and Production.
    • A natural at building relationships internally and externally at all levels.
    • Collaborative in your approach when working in a team.
    • Proven experience of working with technical team to fit all samples through to production.
    • Strong commercial awareness and ability to design to price point.
    • An entrepreneurial spirit always striving to do better.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Confident drawing by hand, but also proficient with illustrator.

    A BIT ABOUT ALLSAINTS AND THE TEAM

    THE ALLSAINTS STORY

     

    Founded in 1994, AllSaints has built an international team that includes some of the best global creative talent, imbued with a winning combination of business and design thinking.

    The brand’s constant obsession is to deliver an immersive experience to our international customer base in a way that embraces each unique culture. AllSaints is proud of the fact that every aspect of the brand is curated in-house, from store design and construction to the East London based coding team, making AllSaints a truly agile business working with pace and integrity.

     

    ALLSAINTS PEOPLE

     

    We recruit the best digital creative innovators and design thinkers across the globe to spread the AllSaints message of integrity and sophistication. Our People are the ambassadors for our brand.

    We look for individuality, confidence and brand passion when we recruit. We seek talent with creative mindsets who are collaborative in their approach. Our brand ambassadors act with humility and treat those around them with respect. Obsessed with brand experience, we constantly strive to develop the brand and customer journey. By 2020, our aim is to lead the industry with best in class talent.

     

    BENEFITS OF JOINING THE TEAM

     

    Career development.  Your career matters to us and we will do what it takes to help you on your journey in life.  You’ll have to challenge yourself and your leadership.  The opportunities will be there.  You will need to know what to do to take them.

     

    In addition to this we offer competitive pay and benefits package that includes an amazing employee uniform allowance and discount.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

     

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