An exciting role has opened up at Showpo for a Fashion Design Assistant! In this role, you will be instrumental to the success of our in-house design team and will have the opportunity to support on some exciting ranges and grow your career within a global Australian owned fashion destination.
Showpo is the Australian owned, global, social media led e-commerce brand, redefining fashion retail for the new generation.
With humble beginnings, Showpo was established in Sydney in 2010 from our Founder & CEO's garage. Forward to now, we have disrupted the traditional retail model and are a global fashion destination and one of Australia's true global success stories. We pride ourselves on empowering women and being one of Australia's largest and most successful social media brands. We connect a community of millions around the world to inspire and discover the latest trends, with over 100+ new styles dropping weekly.
And we aren't stopping there! 2022 is going to be a huge year for us, sound exciting? Read on!
Responsibilities & Focus:
Responsible for negotiating cost prices to ensure we achieve budget margin %Help set RRPs alongside PD / Design Manager to ensure a balanced pricing architecture across the categoriesBuild relationships with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery of sample collectionsAttend fittings to help support designers/GTs and ensure garment construction is viable to achieve the target margin %Ensure fabric, trims and lab dip approvals are carried out in a timely manner.Prepare samples, cost prices and presentations for fits/buy meetingsTrack factory allocation for each style/collection to ensure we have a balanceSeasonal/monthly analysis including best + worst styles, category performance, SWOTs and supplier performanceOversee Option Plan management - including Categories / US / Curvy MixEnsure WFX (PLM) is kept up to date and tidy by GTs/PD/Design
Qualities & Experience Required:
Experience in a similar position preferredExceptional Excel skills Superior attention to detail and accuracy Organised, team player with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and be flexible to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environmentExcellent verbal and written communication skills
Live for fashion? You’ll love working for Australia’s largest social media fashion brand that was founded locally and is expanding globally. The list is growing, but here are some of the things you will enjoy: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 hustleAmbitious OKR’s with weekly business updates from our CEO and Senior Leadership TeamGenuine commitment to sustainability, Showpo is putting CSR at its heartFlexible working environment including the ability to work from homeHuge staff discounts across Showpo and over 50 amazing brands on site including: rollas, Alias Mae, Levis, Dr Martens, Superga and A BrandRegular sample salesCelebration 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 teamOpportunities to find purpose and give back through volunteering and hosted presentations from our charity partners with workplace giving and donation matching supportedDog friendly officeBreakfast BarEducation, Wellness and Lunch & Learn ProgramsCompany wide I S**t Rainbow Awards - Reward & Recognition Program - come and celebrate your colleagues with bubbles every Friday!
Sound like the role for you? We'd love to hear from you!