Emploi offer - Madison Assistant Designer M/F

Madison was established in 1977 - a small bike shop in NW London. Today it is the UK's leading cycle sports distributor.

Madison Clothing is a major part of the parent company, and is run as a brand in it's own right by a group of like-minded individuals who share a love of all things bike and outdoor related.

We are clothing suppliers to both the Saracen DH Race Team and the Madison Genesis Road Race Team. For more information visit madison.cc

We are looking for:

Assistant Designer M/F

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Assistant Designer M/F
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Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

Job description: 


In this exciting new role you will report to the Apparel Designer and will work on men's, women's and children's technical apparel, covering MTB, Road and Commute categories.


To be a successful candidate, you will:

  • have a strong interest in cycling, and experience of related technical apparel
  • display strong design skills on computers
  • work effectively and professionally within the team and assist in the design and development of new product
  • be self motivation to work to development calendar and key deadlines
  • analyse trends and predictions to ensure colours and styling is always current
  • produce garment tech packs to a high standard of detail and accuracy to ensure proto' samples are finished to desired specifications
  • have knowledge of measurement spec's, grading, and how to accurately measure garments to improve fit and function
  • regularly assist in the updating of tech packs in-line with improvements and alterations to samples
  • attend sales meetings and supplier meetings


Education and/or experience:

  • BA Degree in a fashion design (or similar) 3-4yr course, preferably with industry placement, or
  • 2 yr. Foundation Degree, plus around 2 yrs. experience in an apparel design environment, or
  • strong CAD skills, and notable experience in the cycle industry, and a strong portfolio showing a flair for technical design



Skills and other requirements:

  • proficient in Adobe Illustrator CS and Photoshop CS
  • basic knowledge of word processing and presentation software such as Word, Excel
  • be able to travel domestically and internationally and work outside of regular office hours


Experience:  Around 2yrs design experience


Salary: Negotiable depending on experience