Kickstart - Junior Design Specialist

Job details
Posting date: 12 January 2022
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 31 January 2022
Location: READING, RG316RL
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000356211

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.


This job will include designing footwear through creative methods and creating computerised mock ups for our brand. The design specialist will elevate the brand style guide through creating new and trending products within our industry. Our senior design specialist will work closely with you to train and teach you how to customise the footwear in the way needed, these methods include printing directly onto the shoes, hand painting and cutting materials which is then sewn onto the shoe.
Prettyie is an exclusive footwear customisation brand, we specialise in creating unique designs and adding colourful enhancements to classic trainers such as Nike Air Force, Jordan 1's and Vans. We also sell a range of accessories such as custom phone cases, Nike socks and clothing.

We started our business around 18 months ago now so it's in the early stages but has gone from strength to strength very quickly. In this short amount of time we have worked with some well known brands such as Size?, Missguided, Klarna, Reebok,GoGuy Clothing and Trikko Brand.

As well as this we have worked with some well known celebrities such as Skai Jackson, Belle Hassan, Grace Beverley, Kamille and Mabel.

We are hoping to find someone with a genuine passion for design, art and fashion who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Competent in using the Adobe suite.
Creative with an eye for detail and accuracy.
Experience in creating creative assets expressed through a portfolio of work. (This can be digital or physical)

25 hrs per week. Flexible days - Flexible hours

National minimum wage

We can offer the applicant the chance to express their creativity and work in a place that we believe they will love. They will work within a small female lead team as well as working in an friendly, fun environment they will have many chances to enhance their current skills and learn new skills. We will help the applicant to get ready for the working world through coaching within interview skills and basic skills such as emailing and creating CV's.

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