As a Designer at Wallis you'll be responsible for designing and developing ranges in line with current trend, customer profiles and brand direction. Within this role you will focus on creating innovative designs for the department, using inspiration from a variety of different sources. This role is based from our central London office in the heart of Soho, working directly with the Head of Design.
Your teamWe're Wallis. For almost 100 years, the trust and heritage surrounding our brand have made us the go-to fashion and lifestyle destination for our forever 40 customers. Our collections are best described as exclusive, effortless, and the pinnacle of modern style. Each is designed to feel good and give confidence, thanks to their clean, contemporary feel.
In the Design team, we make sure every brand has products they can be proud of. We design and influence everything the Group buys, so we're a vital part of each brand's identity. We're there when inspiration strikes, looking at research and future-trend forecasts to see what our customers want to buy. We want our brands to be trendsetters, and we're proud to be industry leaders with the freedom to shape our brands and push boundaries.
What you'll be doing Researching, designing and building balanced, exciting and new collections encompassing seasonal trends, theme, colour, print and Wallis handwriting to answer the business strategies and targets, from initial ideas through to sealer sample. Continue to innovate and develop premium forward-thinking product that consistently performs well and looks amazing. Taking idea from concept, creating initial specifications through to production of initial samples Take ownership of category, ensuring your product is available for all look book / campaigns and ecommerce shoots Ability to translate trends into a commercial collection with a contemporary handwriting Working with QA to complete fit sessions in order to develop block and fit that reflects design direction and customer trends Sourcing new fabrications overseas inspired from trend research and to share new ideas on fabrics with buying teams Manage, mentor and support the development of direct reports. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We want you to think big. Think creativity. Be bold. Be brave.
Working with us To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It's relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty - you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles. We're passionate, agile, creative and one team.
More about you Proven experience within a previous design role (multi-product womenswear). A team player. Someone who enjoys going above and beyond to support others in the team where needed, especially during peak times. For fashion, we never follow trends; we set them. Are you a trend leader? Comfortable working at pace. Agility is something you pride yourself on. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We're always pushing boundaries. We want you to think big. Think creativity. Be bold. Be brave.
Why join usWe've set our sights on dominating the global e-commerce fashion market, and because we're 13 brands (and counting), there are plenty of opportunities to grow your career. Our mission is to create a workplace where everyone is respected, their individual differences are valued, and they can be themselves at work without exception.
You'll get the opportunity to take part in our various share schemes Core hours enable you to flex your working times around your needs on an ad hoc basis Benefits that support your health and wellbeing There's up to 40% discount off our all of our brands Our social calendar? Next level With HQs in Manchester and London and offices across the globe, we offer a buzzing atmosphere and the boohoo family culture wherever you work. https://careers.boohoogroup.com/