The grass is greener… at Joules!

We have an eye for detail. We care and we challenge. We are creative and commercial, passionate and practical. We are flexible and generous. We inspire hard work and lead with kindness. We have big ambitions and are never afraid to give it some welly!

Put your best foot forward into the role of Assistant Designer - Footwear and Accessories!

The role

Lace be honest, shoes are the best storytellers, they’ve been to many places and seen many faces but finding the right shoe is no easy feet! As an Assistant Designer for Footwear and Accessories at Joules, you will be responsible for supporting the creation and development of shoe-perior, seasonal footwear and varied accessory ranges that place Joules as the very Best in Shoe Show! 

What to expect 

  • Responsible for supporting the creation and development of seasonal design ranges across footwear and accessories, balancing creative and commercial needs to deliver against the Concept brief.
  • From footwear to scarves, from bags to hair accessories, you can expect varied and exciting projects to work on within a Department that has full support and enthusiasm from Management in terms of the bigger picture - there’s big plans ahead!!
  • Implement the seasonal Design Direction set out by the CBO, Design Director, and the Concept Team to drive the strategic objectives daily through the Design Team. 
  • Design footwear and accessories in a broad variety of styles that creatively respond to a brief, embracing a commercial eye and a think outside of the box approach. 
  • Each day must follow a customer led approach supported by store visits, competitive shops and inspirational shopping. 
  • A varied and fast paced role with exciting opportunities for growth! Our Management team are really excited about this area of the business of which they have exciting plans for!

The ideal candidate

To really shine within the role of Assistant Designer - Footwear and Accessories you must be a qualified Designer with a creative ‘think outside of the box’ approach to your craft and demonstrate a flair for adaptable, collaborative working!

  •  You must be Illustrator proficient with a Fashion Design Degree or equivalent.
  • You should have an outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic nature with the ability to adapt and work collaboratively with our close knit team.
  • A genuine excitement about the brand is a must (although we don’t think this is too difficult!).
  • You must be confident in your ability to easily switch between different products as the workload is varied and at times fast paced. 
  • Able to work cross-functionally and build strong rapport and relationships across the wider teams.
  • Understanding of commercial acumen, our customer and market positioning.
  • Excellent trend prediction and can translate into contemporary relevance for the Joules brand.


This is a full time role based at our Market Harborough Head Office in Leicestershire and you will need to be able to be present in the office 5 days per week.

Still not sure if the grass is greener?

As a company that values its people as its biggest asset, we want to look after ours so that they feel at home. So we put together a package of financial rewards and wellbeing benefits to help you achieve your perfect balance of work and play.

This is a such great time to be part of an inspirational and passionate team here at Joules, we are perfectly positioned to move forward and truly believe this is just the start! So, if you don’t want to miss out on being part of something special - click ‘Apply Now’ below.

About us

Give your career a breath of fresh (countryside) air.

For the colourful and carefree who make the most out of life, Joules is the British country lifestyle brand that encourages all of life’s adventures.

At Joules, we design clothing, accessories and homeware for all the family. Alongside a whole lot more. We are inspired by nature. We have fun. And we care.

It’s been quite a journey from when we started way back in 1989. And thanks to staying true to our roots, and a team that is always wanting to do better, we’re pleased that the adventure is as exciting as ever.

We think it’s your time to join in the fun.


  • 25% off a huge selection of Joules & Next products
  • Up to 10% off most partner brands & Branded Beauty products
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our staff shops
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Family Day and Volunteering Leave
  • Reward Schemes - From a cycle to work scheme to discounts with nearly 1000 retailers
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Fantastic L&D opportunities
  • A bold and vibrant place to work
  • Free on-site Parking & low cost EV charging points