Design Assistant

Pacific Brands (Ultimo NSW, Australia) 23 days ago
Remote Friendly Design Oceania Full-time
  • We put our people first – Progression, training and the wellbeing of our staff are our priority
  • We care about our planet - 10-year plan in place to be fully sustainable in everything we do
  • We are proud of our partnerships – Supporting communities in need through Sleepsafe & Givit
  • We are excited about our future – Join us on our journey as we expand our retail network nationally and internationally

Sheridan has been creating premium quality home and lifestyle products for over 50 years, loved as an icon of distinctly Australian style. Devoted to quality, craftsmanship and artistry, every piece has been expertly crafted to the highest quality standards by our in-house team of artists and designers in the Sydney Design Studio.

We have an exciting opportunity available for an amazing Design Assistant to join the Sheridan Design team!
The role will provide administrative support to the Design team and reports directly into our Senior Design Manager.

You will be required to manage our PLM system, sample tracking, new season research, support creating colour palettes and work directly with our international sourcing partners.

Your new role as a Design Assistant at Sheridan…

  • Assisting and supporting the Designers in the creation and execution of future concepts and product ranges
  • Assisting and maintaining all admin for design and development
  • Collaborating and developing strong relationships with cross functional teams to prepare quality presentations and sales tools for range showings
  • Tracking and managing all development samples
  • Assist with spec creation and amendments
  • Use creative forecast services, magazines, colour authorities, websites and market analysis to assist in providing information for trend directions, story boards and project work
  • Work with our international sourcing partners
  • Be a super star!

What experience you can bring to us?

  • A degree in fashion/textile design or similar
  • An innovative and creative approach to design
  • Intermediate level experience in Excel and Adobe Creative Suite essential
  • Inspirational team player capability
  • Experience across either fashion, home or lifestyle product
  • Previous exposure to PLM system (preferred)
  • Proven track record in similar design assistant role

What we can offer you!

  • We want you to join us - Be part of an established yet expanding premium Australian retailer with over 200 stores internationally and growing
  • We are passionate about our people and their wellbeing - We offer Health & premium benefits., discounted gym memberships and flexible working arrangements
  • We stand by our commitments to global sustainability - Genuine commitment to global sustainability
  • We care about your development - Complete our 6-month tailored induction plan through our Sheridan learning and development programs, product nights, team meetings etc.
  • We think big & have fun - Be part of an open and collaborative company culture with our established social committee, a wellness program that includes weekly meditation sessions, ‘Lunch and Learn' events and much more.
  • We reward and recognize - 40-50% off on all your new favourite brands such as Bonds, Champion, Bras N Things and of course, Sheridan at exclusive prices
  • We believe in work life balance - Be part of our summer fun initiative and enjoy a bi-weekly half day off during January-March

Who are we?

Hanes Brands Australasia is home to some of Australia's most iconic intimates and home & lifestyle brands, and we are proud to be part the US powerhouse Hanes Brands Inc.
We have 18 brands in our HBA portfolio, including Bonds, Champion, Berlei, Jockey, Sheridan and Bras N Things, and a number of offices across Australia and New Zealand.
Our Head Office is in Kew, Melbourne; we have multiple sites in Sydney, offices in Auckland and factories in China. We're a group of household names delivering products that Aussies just love. And with six hugely successful e-commerce sites, an extensive and rapidly growing store network, amazing and well-established wholesale partnerships and a growing international presence, the future is looking bright!

Cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace …

At Hanes Australasia we value an inclusive and diverse environment in line with our purpose of creating the fabric of a better life for our People and Planet. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key essential needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique experience, strengths and characteristics.   We encourage you to talk to us about how we can accommodate and provide support for employees with disability, illness, or injury, including: flexible working hours, allocating minor duties to another person, assistive technologies and additional training and support. For more information please email us at

Creating the fabric of a better life for people and the planet:

From the 2nd Of December 2021, our Support Offices across Sydney and Melbourne will reopen. As part of our flexible working policy, Hanesbrands will offer employees the option to work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays. Our employees will work in the office the remainder of weekdays. This also allows our teams to embrace our renowned collaborative culture, providing opportunities to work face to face. 

How to Apply

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