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Trainee Designer

Trainee Designer

Purpose of role
To support the Designer and Buying teams in researching and designing a commercial Childrenswear range, including trend, colour, shape direction

Job Function
Trend & Research
  • Complete daily trend research across multi platforms, delivering trend information to the Childrenswear teams
  • Adapt latest trends into the Primark handwriting, to ensure a commercial direction for the range
  • Ensure research also considers new techniques/fabrics and seasonal colour direction
  • Present ideas with confidence to the design/buying teams.

Range Design
  • Work alongside Design team to create typographically strong original graphics and prints.
  • Have an awareness and interest in garment shape design and how this can be developed for Primark
  • Develop an understanding of the Childrenswear products and show willingness to work within the brand guidelines of the partners we work with

  • Follow design briefs to ensure focus is maintained on the provided direction in the allocated time
  • Track and manage design/trend amends, ensuring they are communicated to all parties in a timely manner
  • Prepare design/trend files for presentations/meetings/suppliers.
  • Responsible for design team colour/trend/product admin.

Skills & Experience
  • Innovative creative thinker
  • Passionate and hard working
  • Have a strong creative portfolio
  • Proactive and confident communication of ideas and design
  • Positive and have a can do attitude at all times
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to drive newness within a commercially focused environment.
  • Keen to excel in a fast paced dynamic environment.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach at all times
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi task and react swiftly to changing business needs.
  • Ability to travel within UK
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud; Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Excel.
  • Fashion graphic design training preferred
  • Ability to both hand draw and work directly onto the mac

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