Designer - ww Jersey Day Dresses

ASOS
London
Remote
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description
Company Description

We're ASOS. We blend our flair for fashion with our love of cutting-edge technology, but more importantly were interested in how we can bring the best out of you.

We exist to give people the confidence to be whoever they want to be, and that goes for our people too. At ASOS, you're free to be your true self without judgment, and channel your creativity into a platform used by millions.

Through our Fashion with Integrity strategy we are driving diversity, equity and inclusion across every aspect of ASOS and ensuring every ASOSer can be their authentic self at work. We want our people to be whoever they want to be, because we believe people who bring their best selves to work, do their best work.

Job Description

THE ROLE

Want to see your designs worn by millions? As a Designer at ASOS, you'll be plugged into 20-something culture and on the pulse of the latest fashion and trends that our customers love. You'll need to be a creative, commercial Designer who works collaboratively with Buying and other Retail teams to create exciting, fashion-forward product for our customers, globally.

THE TEAM

The Design Team look for inspiration all around the world, along with street style, vintage shopping, music, art, the catwalk and all things creative, to design the latest product for the range. It's all about newness and finding and designing the most exciting product for our 20-something customer, whatever their style.

What you'll be doing...

  • Strategizing seasonal direction for your department regarding shape, trend and first to market must haves for the Jersey Day Dresses department for ASOS DESIGN brand.
  • Researching, developing, and designing across multi-product category, including identifying key shapes for the season, selecting fabrics, and building a range for the ASOS customer.
  • Presenting trend research to Buying and other teams, where relevant
  • Using relevant sales data and insights to design commercially-relevant, fashion forward ranges
  • Sourcing new fabrications, techniques and trimmings.
  • Travelling to supplier appointment within UK and abroad when required to develop ranges and products.
  • Working closely with in-house Buying teams - collaborating to create fresh product, each season
  • Working with the Technical team on fits on a weekly basis, identifying and helping create new silhouette blocks for the department
  • Building relationships with suppliers and advising factories on direction, silhouette, construction, key details, fabrics, trimmings and artworks.
  • Managing and developing an Assistant Designer. Supporting with their development. Planning work load and prioritising deadlines.
  • Supporting our culture by driving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategies.
Qualifications

Who We'd Like to Meet

  • Previous multi-product Design experience within an aspirational brand or high street Retailer
  • Previous experience of direct sourcing from fabric mills, with knowledge of cut and construction
  • A strong commercial handwriting and understanding of the ASOS Brand and Customer
  • Have experience in managing and mentoring an assistant.
  • Experience with Photoshop, Adobe, CAD
  • Comfortable and experienced in travelling in the UK and internationally for supplier/product development meetings and inspirational purposes
  • Plugged into 20-something culture and fashion, passionate about the product
  • Strong organisation skills and able to use their initiative and to work in a high-pressured environment
  • The ability to build great relationships with colleagues across the business and suppliers alike
Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • Employee discount (hello ASOS discount!)
  • ASOS Develops (personal development opportunities across the business)
  • Employee sample sales
  • Access to a huge range of LinkedIn learning materials
  • 25 days paid annual leave + an extra celebration day!
  • Discretionary performance related bonus scheme
  • Private medical care scheme
  • Flexible benefits allowance - which you can choose to take as extra cash, or use towards other benefits
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