Assistant Designer - Kidswear (Parental Leave Cover)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

United Kingdom

Apply by: 01/12/2020


Assistant Designer - Kidswear (Parental Leave Cover)

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1GA

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About the role

As an Assistant Desginer, you will be a key part of the design team, supporting the Designer to ensure our customers can buy great quality and inspirational products  at the best price.

You will be responsible for

  • Providing design, product development and sampling support to keep the department running smoothly
  • Resolving day to day operational issues/queries, escalating where appropriate
  • Conducting customer, catwalk and competitor research to inform my designs, sharing it within design team meetings
  • Visiting stores to understand how ranges have landed and how to make things easier for stores
  • Helping my manager, identifying core lines, key statements and season colours to drive sales
  • Understanding best and worst lines to influence seasonal strategy
  • Designing balanced ranges using good/ better/best principles
  • Supporting the delivery of ‘must haves’ and seasonal products for our customer
  • Assisting my manager by designing the correct number of options to meet the needs of my department
  • Aiding with buying team communications , creating awareness of emerging trends and colours
  • Compiling brief packs to achieve ‘right first time’ quality buying sample
  • Inputting and adhering to the critical path
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity & due diligence

You will need

You will need to be confident in Photoshop & illustrator, preferably from a Kidswear Design background.  You'll need to have a good eye for colour and print and be confident in trend research and compiling trend boards and presenting these to the team.

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day, rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted “Gympass” membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes – Join our ‘Buy As You Earn’ & ‘Save As You Earn’ share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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