Junior Print and Graphic Designer

Location
London
Salary
£18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
15 Nov 2016
Ref
JN-44
Contact
Joanna Nathan
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent
My Client is a unique and growing women's fashion brand making hot new trends affordable for everyone. All of their clothing and accessory pieces are lovingly made using in-house designs coupled with great fabrics from around the world.  They specialise in Print Design for the Uk and International Clients.

Main Responsibilities Will Include:

 
  • Work directly with the buyers and senior designer who will plan product objectives and design direction.
  • Tracing of vintage prints and resizing/recolouring sourced prints
  • Must be able to put prints into repeat
  • Create prints related to seasonal trends and catwalk inspiration in a handwriting that suits the brand
  • Carry out seasonal trend research
  • Support the Graphic Designer with executing digital and print ready artwork-using specific guidelines.
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout your work.
  • Be able to follow a design spec, and produce graphics for this, maintaining the brands consistency.
  • Offer new ideas and concepts.
  • Great working knowledge of the Adobe creative package: Indesign, Photoshop and illustrator

  Person Requirements:
  • Photoshop & Illustrator a must, along with hand drawing skills and adaptable handwriting.
  • An understanding of the manufacturing process, print techniques and fabrics.
  • A good sense of colour and experience in compiling trends.
  • An understanding of how to translate fashion trends into commercial products.
  • Good organization and a working knowledge of Microsoft packages.
  • An ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • A strong creative flair with a keen eye for detail.
  • Must be able to follow instructions and deliver work following instruction.
  • Being open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs.
  • Preferably an understanding of the Pantone colour system not essential
  • A textile/print design related degree.  Preferably one that was also digital, not solely focusing on painting/drawing.
  • Alternatively, a fashion degree that covers the above areas.
  • A module of graphic design (uni course) is useful.