Careers

Careers

If you would like the opportunity to join our team, please read on for specific roles advertised below.

To apply, email the contact stated or send your CV and cover letter to:
Careers
Matthew Williamson
Unit 10-11 The Quadrant
135 Salusbury Road
London NW6 6RJ

Please remember to specify the role for which you are applying. All applicants must be in possession of a valid work permit to allow employment in the UK.


Embroidery Designer
Department: Design
Reports To: Creative Director

PROFILE
• A creative and hands-on role, working across all aspects of embroidery and embellishment.
• The individual will be highly enthusiastic about the brand, and have a minimum 3 years industry experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for the design and development of embroideries across all collections.
• Hiring and managing a team of interns to assist with embroidery artworks.
• Responsible for managing own schedule and meeting all embroidery related deadlines set on critical path.
• To develop new swatches that are brand appropriate.
• To monitor quality of embroidery across sampling and production.
• To visit factories when necessary and develop good working relations with outside suppliers.
• To monitor embroidery costs and work with product developers and suppliers to meet target prices.
• Responsible for the adaptation of embroideries for production.
• To bring freshness and new ideas into the role- through good knowledge of the current market, understanding our competitors, store research and outside inspiration trips.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
• Graduate with minimum 2.1 degree
• An eye for detail is crucial for the role
• Proven examples to show creative eye and ability
• Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
• Ability to project manage multi-tasks
• Self-motivated and a team player
• Confident, enthusiastic, motivated

SALARY, BENEFITS & ADDITIONAL
Job type: Full time
Salary: Dependant on experience
Standard company benefits, inc. 20 days annual holiday pro rata
Standard company working hours, flexibility required during events and busy periods
Confirmation of appointment and eligibility to benefits, subject to successful completion of a 3 month probationary period
Notice Period: 1 month upon completion of probation.
Location: Matthew Williamson Studio, 135 Salusbury Road, London NW6 6RJ

APPLICATION PROCESS
Matthew Williamson is looking for an Embroidery Designer. The position requires someone who can drive the creation of embroideries in a high performance culture, in a high pressure and fast moving environment. Candidates should apply in writing with a covering letter highlighting your relevant experience for this role, attaching your CV and email to Rachel Lochery at rachel@matthewwilliamson.co.uk.

  • Application closing date: February 15th 2015
  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Candidates must meet the essential Business Skills, Person Specification and Experience & Skills criteria for consideration. Unfortunately MW is unable to respond personally to candidates that do not meet the mandatory criteria.
  • Successful candidates will be notified in writing and invited for a 20 – 30 minute first-stage interview. You will be required to bring examples of your creative ability.

Internships

We offer internship opportunities throughout the year. Our internships are open to students, aged 18 years and over. To apply, please send a CV together with a covering letter to cv@matthewwilliamson.co.uk, outlining the department in which you are interested and what you hope to gain from working with us at Matthew Williamson.

Thank you for your interest, please note that we are only able to respond to successful candidates.The End

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