Senior Designer FTC (Blouses) - TOPSHOP

Working Here

Topshop is a dynamic retailer that champions the new and next of fashion, style and culture. Design-driven, fashion-obsessed and endorsed by influencers worldwide, Topshop bridges the high and low of the fashion world, and is accessible to all style-minded individuals.

The Job

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Designer to join our innovative TOPSHOP in-house Blouses department on a fixed term contract.

As a Designer at TOPSHOP you will be working to ensure we are first in identifying emerging trends, and translating these into fashion stories our customers will love and believe in. You will work closely with the Buying teams and our Suppliers to ensure you capture the season’s must-have pieces to excite and delight the customer.

 

Day To Day

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

 

Must Haves

  • Relevant Blouses experience with an appreciation of fabric, trims
  • Technical knowledge of product is essential along with an understanding and passion for emerging trends
  • Knowledge of CAD would be beneficial
  • Experience working with European and Far East factories/suppliers
  • Ability to strongly interpret trends into designs/product for the Topshop customer
  • Appetite for design influences and strong eye

Added Extras

  • Generous holiday with holiday trading
  • 25% staff discount
  • Early finish summer hours
  • Access to sample sales
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan

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.