Assistant Designer - Nightwear

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Hunkemöller's recruiting a creative & hands-on Fashion Lover as Designer to join our Lingerie department at our international HQ in Hilversum (near Amsterdam).

As an Assistant Designer at Hunkemöller, you will work closely with the Designer to support the design team in the creation of our latest nightwear collections. Your role will involve researching trends, creating sketches and technical drawings, and collaborating with suppliers and manufacturers to bring our designs to life. You will also be responsible for managing design projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and to the highest standards. 


  • Assist the Senior Lingerie Designer in creating designs that align with Hunkemöller's brand vision and aesthetic. 

  • Conduct research on current and emerging lingerie trends, fabrics, and techniques. 

  • Create sketches and technical drawings to communicate design concepts to the wider team. 

  • Work with suppliers and manufacturers to develop prototypes and samples. 

  • Assist in the management of design projects, ensuring that deadlines are met and designs are of a high standard. 

  • Maintain design records and files, including fabric and trim swatches, sketches, and samples. 

  • Collaborate with the marketing team to create campaign assets that showcase Hunkemöller's latest designs. 

Our perfect candidate will fit this profile:

  • A degree in fashion design or a related field. 

  • 1-2 years of experience in nightwear design, either in a design house or fashion brand. 

  • Excellent sketching and technical drawing skills. 

  • Strong knowledge of fabrics, trims, and garment construction techniques. 

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. 

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks. 

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Knowledge/ Experience of 3D design is advantageous but not compulsory. 

  • Passionate about lingerie and fashion, with an eye for detail and trends. 

  • Fluency in English; additional languages are a plus. 

Hunkemöller strives to be a much loved, social & inclusive brand. A place where people love to work, are proud of the brand, and where we create true brand ambassadors. Working in a passionate, energetic, design-led and performance-driven environment where our key customer persona 'Shero' sits at the heart of everything we do. Hunkemöller is certified TOP EMPLOYER of the Netherlands 2022 (For the 5th time in a row!), which underlines our people initiatives and achievements.

Together Tomorrow – Join a Retailer that's on the move to be better for our planet, better for people, better together! From diversity & inclusion, reducing waste, to product care and how we work with our suppliers, our Together Tomorrow initiative reflects what we do and helps drive change across our business. Ready to help us achieving our ambitious goals? Where ever you'll start working with us, if in Stores or our HQs, you can contribute!

Ready to join?

Please apply with your CV/LinkedIn profile (in English) and your (Fashion Design) portfolio.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Patricia Beurskens
Global Head of Design

"Designing with emotion by embracing the beauty of all women. Style is timeless, intimate and personal but reflects the moment of time."

Led by design

We're a design-led business. Our talented international design team travels all over the world to follow trends and be inspired by colours, patterns, fabrics and innovations. It's the talent of our design team in capturing these trends and translating them into our collections that makes us the fashion-forward retailer that Hunkemöller is proud to be recognized as. Our team designs 95% of the products you see in our stores. This means we're very responsive to trends and product design is at the heart of all we do.

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Your benefits if you join a TOP EMPLOYER:

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Internal Learning Platform

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Flexible Working Hours

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Dynamic and Fast-Paced Environment

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Restaurant on site with freshly-made food

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Lifestyle Workshops

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Support in Travel Expenses

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Community Events

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Pension Support

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Staff Discount

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Performance Reviews

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Hybrid Working Module & Home Office Allowance

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