Print and Textile Designer
Women's Fashion brand is looking for a Print and Textile Designer. This role will be responsible for all textile development including print and embellishment. He/She will source and create all custom fabrications, prints and embellishments as well as drive the color direction for the season.
RESPOSIBILITIES:Research color and concept to create moodboards and seasonal inspiration. Assist in development of seasonal color palette based on color trend, seasonal inspiration and business needs. Stay current on industry trends in color, print and textiles Source and develop all print and print colorways seasonally from concept to production. Create artwork and repeats for all prints by hand, illustrator, and photoshop Work with design on print placement and layout of fabric for optimized yields on garments Create all custom artwork and colorways for woven/knit fabric developments. Design and manage all embroidery/embellishment development each season create artwork layouts and color selection Create colorway options for textile/print/embroidery designs Assist in R&D of all fabrics. Attend fabric fairs and assist in sourcing fabrics with different vendors Responsible for daily communication with mills on color and design comments for hand looms, lab dips, strike offs, and sample orders Maintain WIP fabric chart and ensure accuracy of fabric information Owns fabric organization Create sales linesheets each season in Illustrator
QUALIFICATIONS:Strong eye for color and textile design Strong presentation skills Possess full working knowledge of raw materials. Must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Excel Must have strong hand sketching/painting ability 2-4 years experience creating original artwork and/or textile and embellishment development.