Textile Designer

Reference

CLE/AR/057735

Sector

Arts, Graphic Design & New Media

Salary

£27,000 to £32,000 Per Annum

Town/City

Preston & Remote

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

23/02/2022

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Textile Designer

Location: Preston & Remote

Salary: £27,000-£32,000

The Company:

Our client is a long-established manufacturer of fabulous interior textiles based in Preston, UK. They have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Textiles Designer to join the team on a maternity cover contract where you will be able to develop with a fast paced and growing business.

The Role:

The role will be focused on creating and developing residential fabrics collections to launch into the UK & Export markets. The maternity cover contract will be offered with flexible working with a minimum of 2 days a week at the head office in Preston.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of fabric collections from initial concept through to sampling and production.
  • Liaising with suppliers to brief out new developments to target price points
  • Formulating and contributing towards the studio trends for new season development
  • Colouring collections in line with market/trend research
  • Presenting new collection ideas to the Design Manager and Commercial Manager
  • Researching the home and fashion market, with the ability to identify commercial product opportunities
  • Presentation of collections to internal and external sales teams
  • Assisting with the launch of new collections such as photography and sampling layouts
  • Attending supplier meetings and trade shows to source new and innovative qualities to bring collections to life
  • Liaising with Quality, Marketing teams and the wider studio
  • Managing workload in line with the requirements of the critical path

Essential Skills & Requirements:

  • Have strong skills working with AVA/NED graphics and Adobe suites
  • Ability to identify and look for new design & colour trends
  • Experience in working with design repeats
  • Commercial eye for colouring
  • Passion and interest for the soft furnishings market and fashion
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • 3+ Years’ experience working within the textiles industry or a similar role
  • Textile’s knowledge across woven and printed products
  • Highly organised with a great attention to detail

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