Design Assistant - Country Road Menswear

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

Company presentation

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Our Values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality. We are looking for highly motivated and passionate individuals to be part of the Group’s evolution and support each brand to realise their full potential.

Job description

Looking to start your career within Design? This is your opportunity to assist in the design and administration support to the Country Road Menswear design team.

Key Responsibilities

- Assist Junior Designer and Designer in the everyday running of the department.

- Source brand appropriate trim options as briefed by the Designer.

- Sketch product flats and product details in Illustrator and contribute to the design process through consistent research.

- Assist Designer in preparation for presentations and maintain design reference boards

- Update and maintain PLM database.

- Attend all fit meetings to maintain accurate records and develop new trim and detail packs based on design team direction.

- Liaising daily with suppliers to monitor concept developments as well as attending charts meetings alongside production and fabric teams to track production cycle.

- Manage design briefing process with technical team and attend weekly sales meetings and store visits.

- Manage in-house marketing samples and prepare all KVL updates and boards.


- A tertiary qualification in Fashion or Textiles is preferred

- Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Suite

- Experience having worked in a similar design led role in a fashion business would be beneficial

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop strong relationships internally and externally across the business

- Knowledge and interest in the design community with a creative flair and a passion for design

- Extremely organized with great attention to detail

- Works well within a collaborative team

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