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Designer (Textiles)

Croydon, Surrey, England

up to £25,000 DOE


Designer (Textiles)

Croydon, Surrey

£25,000 per annum

Full Time - Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Our client is a long established, industry leading organisation who offer bespoke textiles and tailor-made manufacturing services to meet their customers individual requirements. They are seeking a Designer to join their busy team at their offices based in Croydon, Surrey.

The main responsibility of this position is to design textiles for customer led projects as well as in house collections. You will ensure the smooth and time efficient running of the critical path for both in-house development samples (including customer development samples) and keep the studio and archive organised at all times.

Other duties include:

* Produce commercial and innovative design solutions to set briefs

* Support the designers with end-to-end development of products

* Research, develop and collate trend information for presentations in team meetings

* Work collaboratively with designers and senior designers

* Liaise with the company's factories in India on a daily basis to manage the critical path

This role would suit someone with a passion for luxury, high end designs, a love of colour and a motivated character to combine these two elements to create and produce beautiful, commercial designs and develop their career within the industry.

Essential skills required:

* Previous experience within a similar role within a home textiles design studio

* Knowledge of luxury interiors market (within the UK, USA and Europe highly desirable)

* Proficient in Photoshop

* Ability to separate and colour CAD files

* Good knowledge of layout and repeats

* Expert hand drawing and painting abilities

* Knowledge of woven textiles (jacquard and hand loom), printing (silk screen printing and block printing), CAD and hand embroidery

Other skills required:

* Excellent communication and organisation skills

* Able to prioritise workload with exceptional attention to detail

* The ability to use own initiative, multi-task and work under pressure

* Positive and enthusiastic attitude to work

* Confident in producing ideas (mood boards and presentations) and acting on these through trend research

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel)

* An interest and awareness of different surface design techniques is highly desirable

'If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please apply with a copy of your current CV, covering letter using the link provided

Posted 34 days ago

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