Junior Designer

Location
City of London
Salary
£25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted
24 Oct 2017
Closes
21 Nov 2017
Ref
KZFFLLJD
Contact
Karolina Zimoch
Function
Design
Sector
Jewellery
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Assistant
Elite Associates have partnered with an iconic British jewellery brand with an international presence to recruit a Junior Designer. In this role you will be tasked with designing jewellery to strategic briefs in line with the brand's aesthetic whilst meeting critical path deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

Working closely with the Senior Designer to design collections to strategic brief.
Work to meet design targets and briefs within the critical path.
Have commercial awareness to propose new product and collection ideas
Ability to produce technical spec drawings, including 3 views and perspective.
Provide accurate 3D models and 3D renderings of designs, manage 3D printing when needed.
Provide administrative and technical support to the team, supporting with product presentations.
Participate in product reviews within the team, building commercial as well as creative awareness.
Create feedback specs on samples, make requested amendments.
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the design and technical/product development processes for jewellery.
Research of new products, materials, techniques and design trends to effectively monitor and evaluate the meeting of objectives.
Research and collate inspirational design references to create mood boards.

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential: excellent knowledge of Illustrator and Rhyno 3D
International experience and experience in the industry (jewellery/ fashion/ accessories) in a similar role
Education: University degree in Design
Excellent working knowledge of Illustrator and 3D software (Rhino3D)
Must have technical awareness - capable of drawing detailed specification sheets / CADs under the direction of the Senior Designer

Competencies and Personal Attributes:

Passion for innovative, creative design with a keen attention to detail
Strong understanding of the aesthetic of the products in order to translate drawings to technical specs.
Sensitivity to the brand's aesthetics and personality.
Good communication skills and strong team player.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated and proactive.
Driven to continually improve.
Willing to travel if needed, open minded and willing to take on new challenges.