Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.
CAD Operator - Womenswear
Fix-Term contract - Maternity Cover - From the 22nd of February 2019 to the 30th of September 2019.
Assisting in the running of Womenswear CAD department.
Responsible for assisting in the daily running and workload of Womenswear cad department, working closely with senior colleague and reporting back to CAD Manager.
Technical drawings for womenswear (outerwear, jersey, knitwear, wovens, denim and swim)
Strategic management of womenswear - create and maintain WRTW template guides for blocks and trim components
Liaise with WRTW Fashion Designers and WRTW Product Engineers and work from seasonal tech packs to digitally translate drawings for WRTW Merchandising team
Produce and deliver high quality drawings for the collection presentations for seasonal markets
Liaise with WRTW Graphic Designers and work from launch packs for artworks and garment placements
Liaise with WRTW Fabric Designers and WRTW Print Designers for swatch colours and woven print artworks
Liaise with WRTW Product Developers and review seasonal branding approvals
Create seasonal newborn gift set sticker labels for box set packaging sold in-store and online
Jointly manage and maintain the WRTW artwork archive and WRTW CAD documents with team on seasonal basis
Provide priority support to WRTW Merchandising team with occasional support to other WRTW departments
Set up seasonal critical paths with WRTW CAD and multiple WRTW departments
Hold weekly WRTW CAD team recap meetings
Attend weekly feedback and reporting meetings with CAD Manager and all CAD teams
Manage project timescales and work to strict deadlines
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all CAD team members and internal departments
Assist team memberʼs role and responsibility in their absence, or as and when required during busy period
Continuously maintain awareness on technological trends with desired focus on 3D development
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
2 - 4 years + commercial experience within industry with a degree in fashion, graphics or equivalent
IT literate - Mac & PC
Excellent drawing skills with meticulous attention to details
Advanced knowledge of MAC OS Adobe CC (Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign)
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point)
Well developed communication skills - written, IT, analytical, verbal and mathematical
Proactive and creative thinker - process driven
Strong sense of timekeeping and self-organisational skills
Keen interest in digital innovation
APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PORTFOLIOS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.