The Fold

Graduate/Junior Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior, Intern
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Part Time
Applications Close: 21 February 2018
Twitter: @TheFoldLondon
Job Listing Added: 22 January 2018

The Fold are looking for an ambitious and committed Junior Designer, with an interest in luxury fashion, for a placement/part time position to join the Creative & Marketing team. Reporting to the Art Director, this a unique opportunity to be part of a successful fashion brand, contributing to the elevation of the brand’s visual communication through print, online, VM and social media.


About The Fold:
The Fold is a unique clothing brand founded on the belief that women should love the clothes they wear to work each day. The brand is known for beautiful, indulgent, flattering pieces and is fast becoming the go-to for workwear and smart event dressing for today’s professional women. The Fold are now at an exciting stage in the brand’s growth strategy and will be launching its new flagship store in Chelsea, London this spring.


The Role:
• Support the Art Director in driving the brand’s creative, from BAU online tasks to concepts for new season.
• Take an active role in ideation and content development for social, finding creative solutions to increase channel traffic in line with marketing stories.
• Establish email templates based on new brand guidelines.
• Prepare artwork/imagery for upload to web, email, social
• Prepare artwork for print, including lookbook and direct mailers.
• Develop campaign assets into online display ads.
• Maintain image library and help shape asset management as the brand grows
• Create weekly visual calendar of key marketing assets for sign off – email, social, web
• Generate ideas and research for adhoc and bespoke design projects.


Skills:
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite; indesign, photoshop, illustrator on Mac OS.
• Able to take on new ideas and direction with a positive, can-do attitude
• Strong creative flair and high taste levels; attention to detail a must
• Interest and knowledge in luxury fashion/photography/editorial/art/design
• Ability to prepare artwork for print 
• Ability to react quickly and efficiently to last minute briefs, and to manage own workload, adhering to deadlines.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Experience working with in-house, creative agencies or design agencies preferable but not essential
• Knowledge and competency with HTML5 , CSS, PHP, JavaScript, CMS a bonus not essential
• Support all areas of the business PR, Design/Production, Showroom and Marketing


Suitability:
• This is an entry level role and that will suit a Graphic Design student or graduate looking for a flexible, creative role within an established fashion brand.
• 3 days/wk
• Your portfolio should demonstrate evidence of print and digital design and reflect your design interests/skills

How to Apply

Please email [email protected] with your CV and portfolio demonstrating your suitability for the role.