Junior Performance Sportswear Designer

FRASERS GROUP
United Kingdom
Posted 10 days ago
Full time

Company presentation

Frasers Group are currently looking for a Junior Performance Sportswear Designer to join us at our Head Office in Shirebrook

We started as a small store in Maidenhead in 1982 and from there, grew to become a global powerhouse. We believe the higher the risk, the greater the reward. We've never been afraid to strive forward and change the way the industry operates, diversifying our portfolio and elevating stores.

We're not sitting back - there's no room for hesitation. As a PLC with a £4bl turn over, this opportunity to grow your career in a fast paced and dynamic environment is one for the bold.

Job description

A Junior Commercial Performance Sports Designers research, design and develop within the Sports Team. A Junior Designer must able to manage a diverse workload whilst ensuring the highest standards for the brands.

The individual must be able to communicate and discuss their designs with Senior Designers, Buyers and Suppliers. A Junior Designer will actively take part in designing and creating the artworks for all lifestyle consumer apparel i.e. research, range plans and tech packs whilst also working with the Senior Designers to ensure artworks and development are suitable for production.

  • Research, Analyse and Develop current products commercially but innovatively
  • Create, develop and design new ranges for the relevant brand.
  • Create and maintain brand consistency with brand and customer profiles across all product groups.
  • Deliver innovative apparel designs that are; functional, commercial and relevant to the brand.
  • Liaising and supporting senior designers, factories and suppliers to ensure relevant research, range plans, tech packs and development are clearly communicated.
  • Support and assist Trainee designers on their development and training
The privilege.

An opportunity like this at Frasers Group is for the fearless.

The potential is massive, the experience unrivalled. To be able to make the most of it you need to live and breathe our principles - you will:

Think without limitsand take the team with you

You will see the possible in impossible and will be open-minded and humble, not afraid to take a risk if it's the best option for the business.

Own itand back it

You will take pride in what you do with confidence, but not overconfidence. It's important you take ownership of your decisions, stand by your convictions and reason with contradiction.

Not hesitateand act with purpose

Profile

  • Creative approach to designing concepts and understanding the handwriting style that effectively communicates the USP of the product to the end user, whilst adhering to the brand guidelines.
  • Have a good knowledge of industry standard software such as Adobe Illustrator
  • Good clear communication and presentation skills
  • An understanding of fabrics and embellishments
  • An understanding of colour, using references such as Pantone.
  • Able to effectively plan and organise their workload, with the understanding that organisation plays an important part when managing conflicting priorities and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Works well in collaborative scenarios to achieve shared goals and deliver business objectives as well as working independently.
  • Graduate with at least 1 years' experience in a design discipline e.g., Design or equivalent demonstrated experience.
  • Experience in the creation of artworks and new design formats.
  • Fluent in full Adobe Suite (illustrator and Photoshop are a must).
  • Ability to generate ideas and concepts.
  • Project Management experience - proven track record of delivering complex projects.
  • Track record of using knowledge and experience to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Track record of managing & delivering to time and cost
  • Managing large volumes of SKUs

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