Design Assistant


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    New Look  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    24 March 2023  
    Posted on
    28 February 2023  

More about the role:

Here at New Look we live and breathe all things fashion. We are looking for a passionate and driven Design Assistant to join us and be an integral part of our team! With a finger on the pulse for the latest trends at all times, this individual will be eager to bring forward new ideas and really get stuck in!

Accountabilities and Responsibilities: 

  • General design admin across all womenswear departments
  • Helping with preparation for departmental meetings
  • Researching new trends and assisting on production of trend packs and company presentations. 
  • Reacting quickly to new trends
  • Completing and reporting back on New Look store visits and competitor shopping across retail and e-com.
  • Bought sample management
  • Building Range plans
  • Demonstrating on-going familiarity of competitors product ranges
  • Designing, and creating tech packs to send to factories under direction from line manager.
  • Managing daily/weekly tasks in line with ways of working
  • Willingness to take on new responsibilities and ownership through additional roles and responsibilities.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of adobe packages including photoshop, illustrator and indesign
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to translate fashion trends into commercial product opportunities 
  • Basic knowledge of spec’ing/measuring garments for development and technical packs. 

Other Essential Skills:

  • Good time management and willing to go the extra mile
  • A positive attitude and ability to keep up with a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to take constructive feedback, to learn and grow with the business.
  • Customer knowledge and a strong commercial eye.
  • Strong accuracy & superb organisation skills

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Design Assistant
  • Fashion Design Qualification ideally at degree level 

Why New Look?

The amazing people, the love of fashion, the 4pm Friday finishes – there are so many reasons to love working at New Look. We prioritise development, offering training to support your progression, so you can be at your absolute best and achieve your goals. You’ll also receive these amazing benefits, to name only a few:

  • 40% staff discount
  • Monthly 25% off privilege vouchers for family and friends to enjoy
  • Quarterly sample sales
  • Season ticket loans

Apply now to find out more.

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