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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Graduate Trainee - Digital and Graphic Design (MCQ)

Alexander McQueen - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
- United Kingdom

Innovative, uncompromising, romantic, provocative, upholding the power of emotion and the touch of the human hand: these are all elements that describe the fashion of the house of Alexander McQueen. The brand is synonymous with modern British couture, renowned for its strong identity and celebration of unbridled creativity. Integral to the McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: femininity and masculinity, fragility and strength, tradition and modernity. Under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, the house produces critically acclaimed collections, driven by unparalleled vision and respect for craftsmanship. Burton was made Head of Design for womenswear in 2000 and was appointed Creative Director in 2010. The luxury brand was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. Among the greatest fashion designers of his time, the legacy of his work lives on.

How you will contribute:

  • Manage the day to day posting of worldwide Digital content, supporting our regions and agencies where appropriate
  • monitoring all posts and comments across the MCQ brand social media platforms, responding and escalating where appropriate (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WeChat, Weibo and Youtube)
  • Attending briefing meetings to develop an understanding of image usage rights and contracts, calculating timelines to meet deadlines, as well as attending and support the shoots (some travel required)
  • Preparing the mood boards and briefs for photographers & videographers
  • Assisting with all creative projects, across both pre and post-production (including retouch comments, coordinating retouching with agencies and working to secure sign off)
  • Proactively coordinate and own the day to day digital calendar
  • Communicating with internal functions to ensure 360 alignment
  • Support in managing the of video social content and ensuring the coordination of assets
  • Collaborate with our internal copywriter to prepare draft social media copy for sign off
  • Support the Digital Specialist in any activities as required including CRM management
  • Assist Graphic Designer to rework assets for stores and franchise partners
  • Provide assistance on resizing and recreating lookbooks for press and showroom
  • Assist with the installation of the showroom in Paris and Milan.
  • Support in in formatting artworks/assets cropping and delivering to the Marketing and E-commerce teams

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Passionate and ahead of the trend before it drops
  • Understand and embrace the MCQ vision
  • You’ll be a digital native
  • Highly organised with the utmost level of attention to detail
  • Calm and resilient when working under pressure, in a fast paced and within a deadline driven environment
  • Numerate, with an interest in analytics, whilst demonstrating a passion and interest in creative online writing
  • You are a social media expert and you have experience in managing multiple online platforms.
  • Excellent written copy and verbal communication skills (proof reading required)
  • Previous experience in a similar role. Preferably acquired in a fashion, luxury retail or tech/ digital company
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop (beneficial)
  • Educated to degree level

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.  

  • Full time
  • Europe
  • United Kingdom
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