Senior Designer (Jersey) - TOPMAN

Working Here

Our Global Vision is to be the leading brand for all fashion conscious men. To be pace-setting, distinctive & confident we are an authentic British Brand with world class standards. A fashion-insider that constantly innovates through its brave and irreverent approach, providing fashion, with authority.

The Job

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Designer to join our innovative TOPMAN in-house Design team as a lead designer on our jersey department. We are looking for candidates who have worked on trend forecasting and development and you will have worked closely with Buying teams and Suppliers to ensure you capture the season’s must-have pieces to excite and delight the customer.

A role at TOPMAN promises a fast paced, challenging and innovative working environment. The key to our success is our people, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a really fantastic opportunity for the right person!

Day To Day

  • Strong interpretation of trends into commercial designs
  • Gathering & using relevant internal and external information to drive product and range development for the customer
  • Developing the product strategy in conjunction with the Buyers and Merchandisers, which can then be translated into specific products for a range
  • Following product development through from Brief to Press
  • Constantly developing the range with Buying and our suppliers to ensure it evolves and continues to meet the needs of the customer
  • Responsible for producing specs either by hand or Illustrator/CAD

Must Haves

  • Relevant jersey/multi-product experience would be preferable
  • An understanding and passion for emerging trends
  • Proficient Mac skills, photoshop/ illustrator
  • Experience in graphic direction
  • Experience working with European and Far East factories/suppliers
  • Ability to strongly interpret trends into designs/product for the TOPMAN customer
  • Appetite for design influences and strong eye
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate confidently at all levels

Added Extras

  • Early finish Fridays during Summer!
  • 25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
  • Stunning London offices with a restaurant, bar and beauty salon to always look and feel your best
  • Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
  • Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
  • Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
  • Events to support our diverse range of charities

We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted

You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous. Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success. Our people are at the heart of everything we do.