Nicholas Daley

Creative Studio Intern

The Creative Studio Intern will support the design ranges and collections for Nicholas Daley across both short- and medium-term time frames.

This to be completed with the clear understanding of the Nicholas Daley customer base.

To support the commercial targets of the organisation in both design/production operations with particular attention to the ongoing development of the company’s e-commerce facility.

Employer

Nicholas Daley

Location

NICHOLAS DALEY UNIT 408, THE ARCHIVES, HIGH CROSS CENTRE, FOUNTAYNE ROAD N15 4BE

Hours

10am-6pm 3 Days a week (preferably 3 days in a row)

Salary

£10.85 (London Living Wage)

Number of Positions

1

Deadline

10 am Mon 27 Sep 21

Nicholas Daley is a London based menswear designer who explores the interplay of fashion, music and culture.

Since the brand’s genesis, Nicholas has continually explored his dual-ethnic heritage, being of Jamaican and Scottish descent: he widely questions and reflects the notion of multiculturalism within the British identity.

Placing great significance on craftsmanship with his production within the UK and Japan, Nicholas works with recognised artisans creating bespoke textiles and fabric finishes for every collection.

For the last six seasons Nicholas has been supported by The British Fashion Council’s NEWGEN designer programme showcasing his collections during London Fashion Week Men’s.

He has collaborated with iconic brands such as Adidas and Fred Perry, continuing his creative narrative into new areas of the fashion market.

Key tasks:

  • Help maintain and support the day-to-day running of the studio.
  • Assist on the research, mood boards and any visual aids to pull together themes and trends for each specific project.
  • Working closely and supporting senior team across all production/design works.
  • Provide support with all production matters and logistics across ND networks.
  • Assist in preparing all garments for logistic dispatch and support with tech packs and QC reports across ND line.
  • Assist and support the team to work on short turn around as well as helping to forward plan ranges for future seasons
  • Creative assistance on special/collaboration projects when required.
  • Assist with styling during fashion weeks and specific projects.
  • Assist with the composition and posting on all social media accounts and company website.
  • Assist with the creation of graphics/videos for socials, promotion and specific events on all media channels.
  • Assist the building and development of e-commerce content for ND website.
  • Organise content to be scheduled and released on web/social sites.
  • Assist in the organising of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success.
  • Help maintain and manage the photographic database such as Dropbox.
  • Support on all aspects of the day-to-day running on the Sales and Commercial (Wholesale, Retail, and Online)
  • Communicate and support with external teams on e-commerce/web programs
  • Analyse and research concepts and themes which contribute to collections.
  • Deliver all required tasks within agreed time frames as set.
  • Flexibility in working hours and days to suit the requirements of the company.
  • Build and maintain close links with all relevant stake holders including suppliers, customers and internal team.

You must be aged 16-24 years old, and unemployed and claiming Universal Credit.

You role also asks that you:

  • Have evidence of design work through a portfolio
  • Are skilled across Adobe Software and Microsoft application (self taught or qualifications)
  • Are highly proficient with Adobe Photoshop and good understanding of InDesign
  • Have good initiative and drive
  • Are a team player, analytical and problem solving
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Are organised, efficient and meticulous.
  • Have comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Word and Excel    

This programme is being delivered as part of the government’s Kickstart Scheme.

To be eligible to apply you must be aged 18 – 24 and claiming universal credit.

Read more about the Kickstart scheme here.

If you're interested in this position, please talk and inquire about this specific role to your job coach, before the 10:00 am 27th of Sep

Part of Kickstart

This role is offered as part of the government's Kickstart Scheme.

Find out more here