Recognised as one of the fastest growing Companies in the UK, it’s a really exciting time to be joining END. If you’re positive, passionate and dedicated and want to be part of our future success this could be the role for you.

COLLABORATIONS GRAPHIC DESIGNER - FULL TIME, WASHINGTON

Over the last 19 years, END. has evolved into a technology led retailer that provides luxury and contemporary apparel and exclusive sneaker drops to a global audience. One of the most influential, forward-thinking and inspirational fashion companies in the world, we have fresh products hitting our website daily and our service never stops.

END. prides itself on delivering a first-class customer experience, which has underpinned our success. With over 2 million customers we deliver to over 80 countries around the world and our online business is complimented by our industry leading retail stores in Newcastle, Glasgow. London, Manchester and Milan.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Collaborations Graphic Designer to join END. and be an integral support in part of our small but highly focused Buying & Merchandising Team.

The Collaborations Graphic Designer will work closely with the Collaborations Team to create a rang of graphics and presentation documents with the Senior Collaborations Design Manager to embody the voice of END. through rich design and captivating story telling.

Our dream candidate is someone who thinks big and is constantly bringing new ideas to the table. A trendsetter who is passionate about the END. brand and truly immersed in the industry we live and breathe. A passion for creativity, able to build relationships with key stakeholders, organised and work to tight deadlines. You’ll need to be a well-rounded designer and have an interest in all areas of fashion and lifestyle, and a strong interest and knowledge of sneakers.

We are a collaborative team that have a true passion for their work. Our Buying & Merchandising Team is growing quickly at the moment which means new faces & talents. It's a great time to join us and really have a chance to make a big impact within the company.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk!

Main Duties

  • Develop collaborative products with brand partners from concept to final production.
  • Produce line art to communicate design concepts, including multiple views and details as necessary in both 2D and 3D where necessary.
  • Present design / concept boards to communicate design and ideas around projects.
  • Create original artwork that enhances design concepts and tells stories to the consumer.
  • Work with the business and brand partners to understand market needs and design to product briefs.
  • Be aware of key deadlines and launch dates to ensure key milestones are achieved.
  • Work on multiple projects at various stages in the process, ensuring the smooth movement of workflow through the product design process.
  • Keep abreast of market trends and consumer needs.
  • Create and maintain all art files.
  • Select colour, materials and components used in product designs and understand the impact of choices on costing and overall design aesthetic.
  • Create tech packs and other materials to hand-off to brand partners for sample manufacturing.
  • Attend and contribute to sample review sessions.
  • Meet calendar deadlines and deliverables.
  • Create engaging presentations in Keynote that are used to sell brand partners on our ideas.

Essential Skills

  • Advanced level Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Keynote.
  • Good knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrrying out assigned tasks. Knowledge can be a acquired through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.
  • Operates within defined role with some autonomy in how tasks are delivered.
  • Good understanding of how the team integrates and collaborates with other teams to achieve overall objectives of the department
  • Understands procedures and has the capability to evaluate and select the the appropriate alternatives from defined options, plans and monitors own work within agreed guidelines.
  • Works well within a positive and collaborative skill-sharing environment.
  • Direct impact on customer experience and team performance through the quality of the tasks performed or services provided.
  • Good verbal and written communication with colleagues and customers.
  • Level 4, Degree level and suitable experience preferred.

What we can offer you

  • Generous staff discount and staff sales
  • 29 days holidays (including bank holidays and birthday)
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Eye-test vouchers

Our core values underpin everything we do as a business. We always put our customers first, are passionate and dedicated and strive for excellence. To achieve this, we are positive and collaborative and keep it simple.

If you have what it takes to be part of our future success, we want to hear from you.

Type of employment: Permanent, full-time