YOUR ROLE

As a Designer at PrettyLittleThing you'll be responsible for designing and developing ranges in line with current trend, customer profiles and brand direction. Within this role you will focus on creating innovative designs for the long lead department, including denim, outerwear and knitwear by using inspiration from a variety of different sources. This role is based out of our PLT office in Ancoats, Central Manchester and working with a strong and influential team of Senior Designers and directly with the Head of Design.

Once you've applied, if successful someone from our Talent team will confirm a telephone interview to discuss your experience in more depth and answer any questions you have about the role or team.

YOUR TEAM

Welcome to our world! We’re PrettyLittleThing. We’re all about fresh trend-led pieces and celebrity-inspired looks. Part of the boohoo family since 2012, we’re an authority in fashion, beauty and lifestyle in our own right. We are more than just a brand. We inspire confidence in our customers. We’re fast-fashion accelerated.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Ability to design across multi fashion product areas (denim, outerwear, knitwear)
  • Deliver balanced and extensive design research e. g. using directional shopping, fabric fairs, catwalk awareness to create unique stand out product lines
  • Monitor and evaluate the commercial potential of designs within own area and can articulate key shapes and volume lines
  • Responsible for creation of concept board/packs for design presentations ensuring all research/items are sourced to represent key messages
  • Create technical packs consistent for suppliers to translate. Wide technical knowledge utilised to support technical team to create best fit garments reflecting relevant blocks
  • Liaising with peers within the Buying and Merchandising teams to fully support the overall delivery of a profitable and commercial range whilst helping to drive a wider awareness of trend and innovation through the business
  • Adheres to the brand CP and departmental deadlines to ensure your product is available for all key meetings and deadlines
  • Travel to our supplier bases for seasonal sourcing of key fabric and new opportunities and ideas
  • Take ownership of category, ensuring your product is available for all look book / campaigns and ecommerce shoots
  • Flexibility to travel locally between our London and Manchester offices and offshore when required.

WORKING WITH US
To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It’s relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty – you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We’re always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, givng them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles. We’re passionate, agile, creative and one team.

MORE ABOUT YOU

  • Proven experience within a previous design role (multi-product- ideally with some experience in either denim, outerwear or knitwear).
  • Outstanding commercial awareness and comprehensive understanding of womenswear trends.
  • Exceptional communication skills, capable of working with other product teams and external suppliers to build productive relationships
  • Proficient Computer skills including Microsoft Office and CAD: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Comfortable working at pace. Agility is something you pride yourself on.

We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We’re always pushing boundaries. We want you to think big. Think creativity. Be bold. Be brave.
WHY JOIN US
PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Company share scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Early finish Fridays!
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Free gym membership and classes on a daily basis including yoga, PT classes and sound relaxation
  • 40% discount across 8 brands, 20% discount on Debenhams
  • Learning and development support and opportunities both internally and externally
  • As well as the great perks and benefits listed above upon joining you will also have access to several flexible benefits on our Reward Platform “Beyond” such as cycle to work, healthcare cash plan and technology loans

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