Fashion Design Assistant - 6 month FTC at Showpo

Product - Design, Contract/Temp, Sydney, Australia sydney design product contract
Posted a month ago

About Us:

Showpo is the Australian owned, global, social media led ecommerce brand, redefining fashion retail for the new generation.

Showpo was established in Sydney in 2010 from our Founder & CEO Jane Lu's garage. Forward to now, we have disrupted the traditional retail model, are a global fashion destination and one of Australia's home grown true global success stories. We pride ourselves on empowering women worldwide and being one of Australia's largest and most successful social media brands.

2023 was a hugely successful year for us and 2024 is looking to be even better! Sound interesting? Read on...

The role:

We are searching for an energetic and passionate Fashion Design Assistant, to work within our in-house Design Team! This role will be a main support role within the Design Team working with another assistant, and you will be exposed to every aspect of our design and fitting process. This is an initial 6 month FTC with potential for extension.


  • Assisting Designer/product developer with tech packs and new sample development
  • Tech Packs - Adding key specifications, blocks and fabrics to tech packs/hand over docs in consultation with designer/product developer
  • Overseeing the SKU creation and accurate style attribution in WFX by VAs
  • Uploading specs and completing costing, BOM and colourway in WFX
  • Fits - typing fit notes, and updating PLM system after fits
  • Weekly fabric research and sourcing with offshore suppliers 
  • Documenting the receipt of new fabrics and ongoing fabric price and composition inquires
  • Keeping fabric room tidy and organised
  • Gathering all fabrics for design and buy meetings  
  • Preparing print artwork files, sending to suppliers and commenting on strike offs inline with CP
  • Accurately updating WFX after buy meetings with changes
  • Assist team with administration
  • Liaising with offshore suppliers
  • Assisting other teams with tasks as required
  • Skills & Experience Required:

  • Skills in Adobe Illustrator
  • Fashion Qualification is required
  • Strong organisational skills with high attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work in a fast past environment
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks, be flexible and prioritise workload
  • Friendly, thoughtful, honest and hardworking
  • Perks!

  • Our embedded culture of Think Big, Get S**t Done and Have Fun gives everyone the ability to make a massive impact across the entire organisation. We are a fun team with a high-growth hustle
  • Flexible working environment including working from home
  • 50% staff discount on Showpo product!
  • Staff sample sales once a month with proceeds donated to charity
  • Your own individual growth plan developed with your manager
  • Celebration is part of our core DNA from social events, to cruises on the harbour, to costume parties and Karaoke. We work hard and celebrate connecting as a team
  • Dog friendly office, Breakfast Bar
  • Employee Assistance Program (external mental health support)
  • Company wide I S**t Rainbow Awards - Reward & Recognition Program - come and celebrate your colleagues with bubbles every Friday!
  • Sound like the job for you? Apply now!

    At Showpo we are committed to fostering an environment where everyone can belong and be their authentic selves. We strive to craft a culture that reflects the diversity of our customer, where our differences make us stronger and help us become better humans. We celebrate our people and support them, ensuring we’re a workplace welcoming to all, where everyone can bring their whole selves to work. We are on a journey and sometimes might make mistakes, but we are committed to learning, growing and backing up these words with positive action.