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Graduate Design Assistant

We are looking for a Graduate Design Assistant to join our dynamic and passionate design team based at our Head Office in High Wycombe. This position is full time and temporary, commencing in July 2018 and lasting until May 2019.

To join our vibrant and fast growing business as a Graduate Design Assistant.

You will have graduated with degree in fashion design and ideally have some relevant work experience, either through an internship or placement.

You’ll need to be passionate about creative design, with a strong brand focus and keen commercial eye. You’ll have strong and clear communication skills, with the ability to build relationships across functions, and a proactive nature. You will be able to demonstrate hand drawn designs, as well as CAD work with Photoshop and Illustrator.

Applications must include your CV, cover letter and examples of your work which you feel are relevant to the Mint Velvet brand.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Design team to influence product development
  • CAD art works and graphics to assist designers
  • Research and propose ideas for product development with a focus on new trims, details and colours
  • Monthly shop reports
  • Contribute to the weekly trend update
  • Photograph and register all bought samples
  • Manage the colour flow board, ensuring it is updated after relevant meetings and feedback any changes to the team
  • Support on embellishment art works

You'll be rewarded with

A competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, BUPA, a discretionary bonus scheme, generous staff discount and clothing allowance and the opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced and growing business.

If you have the experience and passion for this role

If you feel you have the energy, enthusiasm and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to with “Graduate Design Assistant” in the subject line.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Regrettably, due to the high volume of applicants we receive we are only able to respond to successful candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview.

At Mint Velvet we always recruit our staff directly and are successful in doing so. We therefore do not need to use the services of recruitment agencies. We ask that you do not contact any of the Managers or HR Team in order to introduce your services. We do appreciate the interest you have in our company and thank you for your understanding.