Designer - Luxury Homeware

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB / England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 04/06/2021
  • Website: thg.com
  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG is one of the world's leading online beauty and wellbeing retailers, home to premium brands such as lookfantastic, ESPA, GlossyBox, and Myprotein; all of which are powered by our industry-leading and award-winning technology platform, THG Ingenuity. Our 4,500-plus employees represent 66 nationalities and work in offices located in 11 cities around the globe. Our culture is fast- paced and unique, we recognise great achievements with great rewards. To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey. THG believes in the power of meritocracy. We invest in the development of our people to help everyone achieve their full potential.

Luxury Department

The Luxury department manages four websites across the THG portfolio – Coggles, Allsole, MyBag and the flagship facia theHut.com. The Brand portfolio across the sites range from accessible through to high end Luxury. One of the smallest teams in THG, this is a busy, fast-paced environment with each team member actively involved with driving the success of the division

Main duties and responsibilities will include the following:

    Working with the buying team to develop the product range from concept to final product for the Homeware category and to be able to show this in season presentations.
    Use their technical / innovative knowledge to create concept + design through to the delivery of the final product. To push this forward season on season.
    The development of the design will be necessary. Working with the team and liaising with factories to ensure product is delivered on time and to a high standard.
    To be able to complement the design with the sourcing of trims and fabrics, whilst sticking to a price point.
    Being at the forefront of market trends both internally and externally
    Keeping up to date with knowledge of new factories and techniques used for fabrics, finished etc
    Supporting the manufacture base with any technical issues during production
    Keeping critical paths up to date throughout the season
    Developing and presenting trend boards and colour palettes at the start of each season, in some cases this may be across multiple lifestyle categories.
    Carrying out in depth competitor & directional shop research, updating trends, colour and fabric information as required to ensure our ranges are in line with the industry

Requirements

    Degree in design/textile/print
    Experience in designing homeware ranges across a variety of different textiles at high street level or premium level
    Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing process within textiles
    Strong adobe skills in photoshop / illustrator.
    Confident and clear communication skills at all levels and desire to build strong working relationships
    The desire to improve ways of working and innovate, drive, enthusiasm and self-motivation
    Adaptability and flexibility to thrive within this fast-growing business
    Ability to produce CAD work including design packs, artworks, graphics, prints and packaging
    Strong attention to detail

Benefits

    Competitive salary
    Onsite Doctor
    Employee discounts
    Gym Discounts
    Company bonus scheme
    Company pension scheme

Unfortunately because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application. If you haven't heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions within THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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