Design Assistant needed for Juliette Hogan

Juliette Hogan are looking for a talented design assistant to work full time. The role will be reporting direct to Juliette Hogan and spans across a variety of company responsibilities. All applications can be made via email to work@juliettehogan.com

ROLE:  Design Assistant

MANAGER:  Juliette Hogan

DIRECT REPORTS:  None

REPORTS TO:  Juliette Hogan.

HOURS:  35 – 40 hours per week

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

To research, present and assist in the development of all design functions including seasonal collections, special projects, events and new product lines.

To support Juliette Hogan in a creative capacity.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Design

  • Act as a sounding board for Juliette with regards to the design of the collection.
  • Design research for coming collections
  • Create seasonal mood boards for seasonal collections and shoot concepts.
  • Assist with fabric sourcing.
  • Assist with show and shoot styling and preparation.
  • Liaise with stylist for shoot creative
  • Implement second summer collection in collaboration with Sales.
  • Creation of line drawings.
  • Fabric and garment naming
  • Collection costings and margins
  • Assist with range planning
  • Contribute to design feedback meetings

Sampling

  • Manage workflow from design to production to meet deadlines
  • Liaise with Production on garment construction, trims and finishings
  • Liaise with Pattern Drafter and manage work flow
  • Manage fittings with Production Manager.

Product Development

  • Manage new product developments or new lines as and when required.

Bridesmaids

  • Liaise with brides/bridesmaids to ascertain their requirements in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Set up appointment times
  • Order fabrics/trims etc
  • Cut dresses
  • Arrange for production
  • Quality control
  • Send dresses out when required.
  • Follow up service
  • Manage and maintain the wedding album
  • Introduce new styles as required

Other

  • Update the training manual regularly
  • Assist in other areas of the company as required