London, UK
Design assistant
at Helen Amy Murray

Helen Amy Murray is looking for a design assistant in London. 

The studio 

Helen Amy Murray is a luxury textiles studio based in East London. Led by creative director and founder Helen Murray, the company produces handmade artworks and furniture for interior designers, luxury brands and private clients worldwide.

The role

The responsibilities of the design assistant include:

  • creating bespoke placements with new and existing designs in Helen’s style and aesthetic
  • developing and drawing new motifs with guidance from the design Manager and creative director
  • reading technical drawings, interpreting and deciphering joinery details and elevations
  • research, creating mood boards and PDF presentations
  • offering valuable input to creative meetings, and sharing areas
  • communicating with senior team members to receive feedback
  • preparing and quality checking designs for final production.

The right person will:

  • work with a variety of media, and have a high standard of hand sketching and computer-aided design skills
  • have creative vision and expertise to deliver exceptional work as part of a collaborative design team
  • have up-to-date knowledge of industry software, in particular Adobe Illustrator but also Photoshop and InDesign
  • have a high attention to detail and take pride in their work
  • be open to feedback and willing to make changes to designs as appropriate
  • have excellent communication and time management skills
  • have passion and enthusiasm for Helen’s design aesthetic, whilst bringing their own creative input and flair
  • have excellent presentation skills – spoken, written and visual
  • enjoy working in a small team to create high-end, luxury artworks
  • ideally you will have experience within a design or illustration based role

The salary:

£20,000-£25,000 – dependant on experience

Please send your CV, a covering letter letting us know why you’d be great for the role, and three-five examples of your strongest work that shows the following:

  • illustration and design using Adobe Illustrator
  • composition and layout design
  • hand illustration
  • your ability to creatively fulfil a brief

Please note that the position will start in early March, and we will start interviewing candidates in the new year.

Send applications to Laura Worrall, studio manager: studio@helenamymurray.com

www.helenamymurray.com

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