Want to see your designs worn by millions? As an Established Designer on the Topshop Softs team, you’ll be plugged into 20-something culture and on the pulse of the latest fashion and trends that our customers love. You’ll need to be a creative, commercial Designer who works collaboratively with Buying and other Commercial teams to create exciting, fashion-forward product for our customers, globally.
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, creative and disciplined, and we live and breathe these in everything we do.
The Design Team look for inspiration all around the world, along with street style, vintage shopping, music, art, the catwalk and all things creative, to design the latest product for the range. It’s all about newness and finding and designing the most exciting product for our 20-something customer, whatever their style.
Researching, developing, and designing across Topshop Softs category, including identifying key shapes for the season, selecting fabrics, and building a range for the Topshop customer.
Presenting trend research to Buying and other teams, where relevant
Using relevant sales data and insights to design commercially-relevant, fashion forward ranges
Sourcing new fabrications, techniques and trimmings.
Working closely with in-house Buying teams – collaborating to create fresh product, each season
Working with the Technical team on fits on a weekly basis, identifying and helping create new silhouette blocks for the department
Building relationships with suppliers and advising factories on direction, silhouette, construction, key details, fabrics, trimmings and artworks.
Managing and developing an Assistant Designer
We’d love to meet, someone with…
Previous Softs Design experience within an aspirational brand or high street Retailer
Previous experience of direct sourcing from fabric mills, with knowledge of cut and construction
A strong commercial handwriting and understanding of the Topshop Brand and Customer
Experience with Photoshop, Adobe, CAD
Comfortable travelling in the UK and internationally for supplier/product development meetings and inspirational purposes
Plugged into 20-something culture and fashion and is passionate about the product
Strong organisation skills and able to use their initiative and to work in a high-pressured environment
The ability to build great relationships with colleagues across the business and suppliers alike
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