Design Administrator - Womenswear (12 month FTC)




Market Harborough, Leicestershire



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About the role


Joules is a premium lifestyle brand in which the brand is at the heart of the business and encompasses values of time-off, heritage, countryside, Britishness, family and fun, which resonate strongly with our large, growing and loyal customer base. Our brand values are reflected through handcrafted product designs, which are recognisable for their distinctive colours, prints, detail and quality.

Now is an exciting time to join Joules! We have over 100 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland, and a growing international presence. We’re also a multiple award-winning retailer and in 2016, we were proud to have won ‘Mainstream Brand of the Year’ at the Drapers Awards.

Design Administrator – Womenswear (12 month FTC)

This is a full-time, 12 month fixed term contract job based in our Head Office in Market Harborough. In this newly created role, the Design Administrator’s main responsibility will be to act as administrative support to the Womenswear Design Team. This will include:

  • Administering design packs to be sent out to suppliers
  • CAD up design ideas on  Adobe Illustrator
  • Liaising with our suppliers to ensure samples are correct
  • Attend meetings with the designers to help build a knowledge of the design process
  • Ensure all design files are kept up to date following selection meetings
  • Assisting in building mood boards for the new season
  • Researching into new design ideas and competitor analysis
  • Carry out comp shops – Both online and on the high street
  • Research and design into their own mini capsule appropriate for the Joules customer

The candidate

This is an excellent entry level opportunity to someone who possesses exceptional organisational skills and has a clear passion for Fashion Design. To be considered for this role, you will ideally be educated to degree level in Fashion Design and must be a proficient user of Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. You will have excellent drawing skills and experience with technical drawings in order to support the Womenswear Design team.  We are looking for a flexible team player who has the ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines. 


In return, as our Design Administrator at Joules you will receive fantastic support in order for you to develop your career within fashion design. In addition, you will be entitled to a generous Employee discount; a bi-annual Clothing Allowance; Save As You Earn Scheme; Life Cover; Health Scheme; Pension; 23 days Annual Leave and lots more!

How to Apply

If you feel you have the right skills for our Design Administrator job then please click ‘APPLY NOW’ to submit your CV for our consideration.