Junior Designer


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Dependent upon experience

Closing Date

20/12/2019 23:45

Why Matalan?

Matalan is a £1bn multi-channel retail business with huge ambitions, and it’s these ambitions and the people behind us that make us who we. We’re continuously expanding our product ranges, making a role in Design more and more exciting! You will continuously develop our ranges that are not only trend driven but deliver amazing value and excellent quality that will exceed our customer’s expectations.

About the Role

As a Junior Designer, you’ll support the Design team with general design duties and the collation of boards and packs, assisting the Designers and Buyers with particular ranges within Kidswear.

  • Produce design packs, artworks, prints, packaging and helping with garment sketching and artwork as requested.
  • Collate the relevant colour swatches onto the Company colour palettes.
  • Conduct Store visits and produce UK shop reports.
  • Supporting the Senior Designers and Designers on various tasks within the department.
  • Liaise with the Buying team on product ranges.

About You

  • Educated to degree level in Design
  • Interest and knowledge of Kidswear trends
  • Ability to use Adobe Photoshop and illustrator.
  • Ability to draw sketches by hand.
  • Commercially aware of the latest trends and able to identify colour palettes
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family, you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We, therefore, encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.



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Junior Designer