Print And Graphic Design Assistant - Ftc

Manchester, UK
Posted 1 day ago
Full time

Job description

The role

The Print and Graphics Design assistant will work under our Print designer within the Design team and create prints and graphics for across short and long lead time frames. The candidate needs a great understanding of our customer and be able to bring new and exciting ideas to the table. They will also support the commercial targets of the organisation.

Your team

For the team at PrettyLittleThing, that weekend-every-day feeling is a perk of working for us, and it's the kind of vibe we're all used to and expect. Our unique way of working speaks for itself: we work hard, and we play hard. Here at PLT, we strive to fly the flag for love, equality, and acceptance, working to use our platform to spread nothing but good vibes. #EveryBODYinPLT is our community that is all about body positivity, equality and supporting each other.

What you'll be doing

  • Working with our Print designer to supply the emerging print and graphic trends in a fast-paced responsive design department.
  • Displaying knowledge and competencies relating to print and graphics, from an industry standard with relation to production.
  • Taking an idea from concept and create engaging on brand prints.
  • Analysing High street, and catwalk trends.
  • Working on short turn around whilst delivering results within a specific timeframe, as well as forward planning ranges for future seasons
  • Displaying in depth knowledge of the customer and market designing for
  • Building and maintaining close links with buying and design team
  • Organising monthly print and graphics files
  • Collating print and graphics reports
  • Comp shops on locations
  • Cutting and hanging swatches
  • Working directly with suppliers
  • high level knowledge of repeating print using photoshop and illustrator. Repeats in both half drop and tile formats
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.

More about you

We're seeking a creative and innovative individual who can demonstrate an excellent understanding of the PrettyLittleThing brand and customer. You will have strong commercial awareness and a comprehensive understanding of womenswear trends. The ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level (fashion related).
  • Be highly trend driven, motivated and with a positive energetic attitude.
  • Have a positive work ethic, can develop relationships with design and buying team.
  • Be experienced in identifying and proposing potential new product opportunities.
  • Be able to prioritise workflow and ensure challenging deadlines are met, in line with critical path.
  • Have exceptional communication skills, capable of working with other product teams and external suppliers to build productive relationships.
  • Have solid understanding of the Pretty Little Thing brand and customer.
  • Have excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and CAD: Photoshop, Adobe and Illustrator.
  • Have extensive experience of working in a similar role is essential.
Why join us

PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Free parking
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free on-site gym with daily classes (due to current restrictions, live PT sessions)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company shares schemes - including a ' Save As You Earn' scheme
  • 40% staff discount (including PLT, Boohoo, Boohoo MAN, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, Employee Appreciation Day etc.)
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare support through the Government
  • Health cash plan
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and grow at work

Hybrid Working Policy

PLT offers increased flexibility with working from the office and home in the form of our smart working policy. In brief each department has a set amount of days allocated to office time and working from home to ensure you get the best of both worlds.

Equal opportunities

Here at PLT we not only embrace diversity we celebrate it! We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we're continuing to build an inclusive environment for our employees. We know we are better together, and we will continue to build a team that represents a variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Reasonable Adjustments

PLT want to give everybody the chance to perform their best whether that is during an interview or whilst at work. Should you require any reasonable adjustments please let the talent team know.

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