Assistant Designer - Own Brand at THE ICONIC

Buying, Sydney sydney design
Description
Posted 2 months ago

THE ICONIC Commercial team is data, product and trend orientated. Our Commercial team is customer obsessed and delivers the future of fashion through curating a customer centric platform of choice. The Category Buying team work together with the Planning team to drive sales, maximise profit, manage intake and ensure that of the moment and forward-thinking ranges engage THE ICONIC customer. Working closely with the Finance team to deliver THE ICONIC and GFG objectives and Operations teams to ensure inventory forecasts are accurate.

We are currently looking for an Assistant Designer to join our own brand team. Reporting into our Own Brand Buying Manager, this role is essential in driving the conception and development of all product in your allocated category by always driving innovation & creativity.

About the role:

  • Understand and drive company wide strategies and OKR’s.
  • Maintain a close link with manufacturers to ensure seamless handover of developments, taking direct accountability for making sure all sample technical packs submitted are accurate, completed and submitted in line with set timeframes
  • Communicate regularly with the Design Team to ensure any critical design issues or developments are highlighted and resolved when required
  • Select, develop, and source fabrications, colours, trims etc. in line with company standards
  • Attends fit sessions and uses technical ability to ensure best fit is achieved and approve final samples with GT when required
  • Approve all details of final product in line with original design brief
  • Understands the manufacturing structure of the supplier’s business in order to recognise cost & manufacturing opportunities for every design submitted
  • Participating in range planning meetings to ensure the range is balanced in styling, colour and fabrications.  
  • Ensuring range boards are up to date and planned accordingly

What it takes

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in product  Development or Design.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong trend forecasting skills with a commercial eye for fashion
  • Ability to time manage work load in a fast-paced environment and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Proficient in illustrator and photoshop would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of industry regulations and compliance requirements.

Life at THE ICONIC

From our ways of working to our growth mindset and sustainable approach, we each add unique value and have an incredible amount of fun doing it! People are our greatest asset and our ICONITE experience is designed to empower you to do your best work.

Here’s what to expect when you join THE ICONIC:

  • Flexible working. We offer a hybrid and flexible working model so you can do your best work in a way that works for you
  • The learning  collective. Get your knowledge fix with our learning days, hackathons and access to LinkedIn Learning.
  • Parents at THE ICONIC. Access to our parental leave program and an extra day off for your kids' first day of school every year 
  • Birthday leave. Enjoy a paid day off for your birthday and an ICONIC voucher to treat yourself
  • Curate your style. No matter what your style is, we have got you covered with our Amazing staff discount and our famous sample sales
  • Wellbeing. Access to our discounted gym memberships and wellbeing programs
  • People  first. Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you and your family
  • Volunteer days. Work as a Charity Partner with Thread Together for society and environmental change.
  • Furry friend. We are a dog friendly office for anyone who wants to bring their fur baby to work.
  • Refer a friend. Enjoy a $4,000 referral reward for successfully placing a referral

We are committed to providing reasonable arrangements to all individuals participating in our application and interview process, and while performing job functions. If you require any accommodations or adjustments prior to the submission of your application or throughout your interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team directly: [email protected]