ASOS is one of the UK’s top fashion and beauty destinations, expanding globally at a rapid pace. Our values are to be authentic, brave, and creative, and we live and breathe these in everything we do.
ASYOU is a brand created for the girl who live and breathe the life of the glam. It is perfectly for the fashion-obsessed - where style is concerned, they write their own rules. They own it. They are it.
As an Assistant Designer, you will be working closely with the AsYou team, designing the amazing AsYou product for our glam gen-z customer. If you love fashion design, researching the latest trends and want to be part of a fast-paced fashion forward design team this could be the opportunity for you.
The Design Team take inspiration from all social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok as well as street style, vintage shopping, music, art, and the catwalk to design the latest most reactive product for the range. It’s all about newness and finding and designing the most exciting product for our glam gen-z customer.
Researching, developing, and designing the range across multiple departments, really considering head to toe looks and the overall brand aesthetic.
Reacting to sales information and design commercially relevant fashion forward ranges.
Researching current and future trends by a collection of different sources to identify newness and interpret into first to market pieces.
Working with the technical team on initial fits. Identifying and helping problem solve for the department.
Building relations with suppliers and advising factories on direction, construction, key details, materials, and trims.
Adhering to the critical path to achieve deadlines, ensuring product is developed for the relevant and optimum selling period.
An ability to research and develop unique product working on long lead time product as well as quick reaction short lead ranges.
We’d love to meet, someone with…
Previous experience in designing for an Aspirational Brand or similar High Street Retailer with 2-3 years experience.
Previous experience of working with Far East, European and UK suppliers.
Experience in working with a buyer in planning and delivering a balanced range and first to market pieces.
Strong commercial handwriting and understanding of the ASOS Brand and Customer.
Computer Skills: Photoshop, Adobe, CAD.
A Fashion forward perspective
Strong time management.
The confidence to identify problems and makes improvement suggestions, seeking practical ways to overcome barriers and remaining calm under pressure.
The ability to communicate to the team & senior management the performance and strategy of the department.
Willingness to Travel in the UK for Supplier meetings and Inspirational purposes. International development travel.
What's in it for you?
Competitive salary, bonus and pension matching
Life insurance, free private medical care, cycle to work scheme + more
A bespoke flexible benefits scheme catered to you
Best in class Learning & Development schemes and career development programmes
25 days holiday + never work on your birthday again!
Free modern onsite gym, plus personal training and wellness rooms
A dynamic social environment, from company-wide sports days, charity days, ‘Give A Week Away’ opportunities to visit our charity partners in India & company-wide celebrations to name just a few
Huge staff discounts and sample sales