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Senior Freelance Designer (Topshop), Colegrave House, 70 Berners Street

Who We Are

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 Designer focusing on our IDOL collection to join our innovative TOPSHOP in-house Design team. We are looking for candidates who have experience across multi product and are strong in creating trends.

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

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.
  • 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.
  • Identifying materials to drive product and range development for the TOPSHOP customer.
  • 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.
  • Working with the pattern room advising fabrics, details & artworks.

Must Haves

  • Experience in multi product.
  • An understanding and passion for emerging trends.
  • Functionality and use of CAD is essential.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Strong enthusiasm for Topshop as a brand.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate confidently at all levels .
  • Ability to work under pressure and with strong personalities.
  • Good teamwork and inter-personal skills.

Added Extras

  • We finish at 3pm on Fridays all year round!
  • A day off on your Birthday so it is all about you
  • Flexible working hours to manage your work-life balance
  • 25% staff discount & 3 enhanced discount weeks in the year across all Arcadia brands.
  • A day off at Christmas to get on top of the shopping
  • Regular team and company social events
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Exclusive access to regular sample sales just for our employees

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