• Junior Content Producer Apprentice

    Location UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
    Job ID
    2018-3329
    Position Type
    Fixed Term Full-Time
    Category/Function
    Design & Creative
    Brand
    Pentland Brands
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    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation.

     

    We are Pentland Brands, a global family business bringing some of the most loved active and footwear brands to millions of people around the world.

     

    We own Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Endura, Mitre, ellesse, Boxfresh, SeaVees, KangaROOS and Red or Dead. We’re the global licensee for Karen Millen footwear and Kickers in the UK.  We also have a joint venture partnership for Lacoste footwear.

     

    All our brands have their own unique identities and every one of them is powered by Pentland. We have more than 1,400 employees worldwide and we’re always on the lookout for talented, enthusiastic people to help shape our future.

     

    We celebrate differences and give everyone the freedom to innovate and develop, be it through creative working environments or learning opportunities. Our brands are there in the moments that matter - being there for more people, in more of those moments, drives everything we do.

     

    At Pentland, we’re guided by four principles, we use these to make sure we’re not only doing a great job, but we’re doing it in the right way:

     

    • Success is a team game
    • With clarity and courage
    • Better as standard
    • In good conscience

     

    To find out more go to www.pentland.com or follow @pentlandbrands on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or Facebook. 

     

    Overview of the role and our Design Pool Team:

    The Pentland Design Pool has been set up to recruit and develop exceptional talent from all design disciplines to help them learn and develop whilst working on our brands. From day one Creatives are mentored and trained in Pentland’s best practice and computer aided design so they are able to support any of our brands from the word go!

     

    We are now very excited to have the opportunity to add a Junior Content Producer Apprentice to the team! Under the guidance of the Design Pool Manager, they will be working as part of a central design team to provide creative and commercial solutions to briefs set by our brands. Briefs will range across a whole spectrum of a design role within Pentland and will vary from research-based projects to designing a new footwear range or technical product.

     

    As part of the Design Pool team the apprentice will gain a breath of experience working across our brands which might include product design, graphic design, moving image and photography and get the chance to attend launches, exhibitions, visiting stores or travel to carry out relevant research and share ideas with our brands teams.

     

    At the end of the Apprenticeship programme the aim is for the apprentice to be offered a permanent role within a Pentland brand.

     

    During the apprenticeship you’ll:

    • Study as you work with Willing and Able to complete your Level 3 Junior Content Producer Apprenticeship
    • Respond to creative briefs in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Develop research skills and knowledge of UK and International markets by attending exhibitions, visiting shops and travelling.
    • Present ideas by creating mood boards that fulfil the brief given and explaining findings from any research.
    • Provide additional resource to existing brand design teams.
    • Design Administration - maintain style files for all new developments within the agreed format and keep filing system for the design team.
    • Technical Drawing - working within the given timescales and when instructed produce design drawings. Drawings need to be produced to the agreed standard and utilise new materials and technologies as well as fulfil the design brief.
    • Be flexible to travel to brands when working on specific briefs.
       

     

     

                             What you need to have

    • Relevant qualification from a design discipline (e.g. fashion, footwear, textile, product design or graphic design) or have equivalent experience.
    • Technical product knowledge and strong sense of international market trends.
    • Good working knowledge of computer programmes including PhotoShop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office
    • Proven experience of providing fresh, relevant and innovative ideas
    • Excellent free hand drawing and conversion to computer
    • Good interpersonal skills, diplomatic and persuasive
      Inspire confidence through creative energy, drive and enthusiasm.
    • Strong presentation and communication skills both on a one to one basis and to a group

                        What we need to see in you

    • Organised, self motivated, and able to show own initiative
    • Passionate about design
    • Fashion conscious, trend spotter/setter, directional fashion flare teamed with commercial sense
    • A team player
    • Self-sufficient and comfortable working with a minimum of supervision
    • Able to manage and work to deadlines
    • An excellent communicator
    • A desire to become an accomplished designer / content creator

     

     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.

     

     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    

     

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