Overview

From our first store in the 1960s, a little Taunton shop with great clothes and even better prices, to an omni-channel business serving millions of customers… we're New Look. 

Our purpose is always to inspire That New Look Feeling and we believe that starts with us. Our values motivate us every day: we play to win, we’re customer-obsessed and we work as one. 

 

It's a busy and exciting time for the brand and we’re on the hunt for an Assistant Designer to join our growing Design team.

 

The Team

 

Design is where it all starts. The dynamic creative hub that sets the vision and inspiration behind the product. Delivering the overarching trends in fashion and culture that inspires the whole business.

Designing key print and graphics that drive the buy and ways to wear that lead the wider channels. We create and design the trends key prints, graphics and palettes and work closely with the buying, merch,and supplier teams to deliver the product that our customers love and give them that New Look feeling they crave.

No two days are the same and we thrive in a fast-paced environment.

We love having a laugh while we do it and look out for each other.

 

The Role

  • We are looking for a passionate and driven Design Assistant to join the Print and Colour team. You will be an integral part of our team.
  • With a finger on the pulse of the latest trends at all times, this individual will be eager to bring forward new ideas and really get stuck in.
  • Putting the New Look customer at the heart of everything you do, you will be responsible for assisting the print & graphic team to develop a must have range!
  • Researching the latest print, graphic and colour trends with an eye for quick to market trends.
  • Assisting the Designers in the creation of new print and graphic artworks in line with current trends and the New Look brand direction. This will be across multiple departments including Women’s, 915, and LNS.
  • Assisting in creating print and graphic specs for factories with a thorough approach to avoid mistakes.
  • Identifying and delivering trend packs, catwalk overviews, and social media trend pack. You will always have a finger on the pulse and constantly be looking for new inspiration.
  • Completing and reporting back on New Look store visits and competitor shopping across retail and e-com.
  • Working with the wider design team to collaborate on new ideas and possible opportunities within the business.
  • Organizing and creating filing systems for colour- creating seasonal colour palettes using Pantone and Coloro. Organisation is a must have.
  • Researching colour trends, matching pantones and shopping into colour for the business.
  • Having 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.
  • Willingness to take on new responsibilities and ownership through additional ambassador roles.
  • Knowledge of adobe packages including photoshop, illustrator and InDesign
  • Good level of experience creating repeat patterns or creating graphics. The Level 2 role should have 1+ years experience in a similar role (Retail, Supplier, Print Studio)
  • Team admin such as helping with expenses, feeding back on strike offs.

 

About You

  • Passion is essential!
  • Customer knowledge and a strong commercial eye
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good interpersonal / communication skills
  • Ability to initiate, build and maintain relationships with Design, Buying, and Suppliers
  • Good time management willing to go the extra mile
  • Previous experience as a Design Assistant for Print and Graphics (1+ years)
  • Fashion Design Qualification ideally at degree level in print or relevant experience.

 

 

Why New Look?

 

The amazing people, the fashion – there are so many reasons to love working at New Look. We prioritise development, offering training to support your progression, so you can be 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 
Season ticket loans 
Pension – A contributory private pension scheme 
Virtual GP access 

 

Apply now to find out more. 

 

We pride ourselves on being a flexible employer. Although this is a full-time role, our colleagues work a range of patterns. If you have a specific pattern in mind, we're keen to discuss this with you in line with the output needed for the role. 

 

 

 

Location: London, W1W 8HJ

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