Tuesday, 20 January 2015


Textiles / Knitwear specialist sought. Knitwear Design Graduate opportunity.Enjoy this exciting opportunity to be part of our small design and technical knitwear teams and assist with all aspects of creating & developing our knitwear collections.

A degree related to Knitwear design and manufacture would be an advantage, as well as an eye for colour, a flair for design and technical expertise. Knowledge of ladies fashion for the mature market and industry experience would be advantageous, but enthusiasm, a willing attitude and attention to detail are more important. This is a rare opportunity to add to your current level of skill and build a career within our company. Though initially this is a fixed term internship, there is the potential for it to become a permanent role, allowing for career progression within our expanding company
Please apply in writing, with CV, to rebecca.alton@davidnieper.co.uk or post an application to Rebecca Alton, HR Assistant, David Nieper, Nottingham Road, Alfreton, DE55 7LE

FOR HELP WITH CV & COVER LETTER BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH ANNA LISLES, COLLEGE OF ARTS EMPLOYABILITY ADVISER: https://careerhub.derby.ac.uk/students/appointments?consultantId=56160 

Tuesday, 28 October 2014


Hi, my name is Anna Lisles and I have just started working at UoD as the Art & Design Employability Adviser.
You can book an appointment to see me on Tuesday mornings at Markeaton St.

Employability advice appointments are designed to help you with general job hunting, CVs, applications, interview advice, teacher training personal statements, etc.

To book an appointment go to http://www.derby.ac.uk/careers/careersadvice

... and as the picture says ... get work ready!

Thursday, 23 October 2014

National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition

Friday 7th November
Your chance to attend the exhibition, it's open to all students! 
UoD Careers and Employment Service have arranged for a bus to take you there, it will leave Kedleston Rd at 10am and return from the NEC at 3pm. 
To book your place follow this link:
A full list of employers attending can be found at:
For further information please contact us on 01332 591316 or email

Anna Lisles - Art & Design Employability Adviser

Friday, 15 August 2014

Read about the new rules to encourage new businesses to start from youtr home.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Midlands based graphic designer vacancy.

Graphic Designer vacancy.   Closing date 30-Aug-2014.   East Midlands based.  http://derby.prospects.ac.uk/jobseeker/vacancy/alert/view?id=1268553

Call out to creative employers/organisations

Calling all creative employers and organisations.
The University of Derby careers team are organising an employability event for all of our students and would like to invite those of you from the creative sector. In the week commencing October 6th 2014, come and meet our creative students for free to offer advice and information and any work opportunities if you have them. To discuss the event and other ways that we can support your organisation please email our employer focused team