Bedding Designer (Maternity Cover)
A growing home textiles company in Greater Manchester looking to employ a Bedding Designer (Mat Cover)
Your new company
A Manchester based home textiles company who produce beautiful bedding and other soft textiles. This is an opportunity to join an award winning business who put a lot of emphasis on design and have a large design studio which gives designers the opportunity to take the time to hand-paint and draw, not just manipulate stock images. This company benefits from free on-site parking.
Your new role
You will create trend-led bedding that will focus on printed, embroidered and jacquard designs but you may also design small ranges of cushions and kitchen and bathroom textiles depending on the needs of the design studio. You will research the competition through comp shops and use these to influence your designs. You will have daily communication with the Far East as you will be producing detailed CAD work with supporting technical packs to send to the Far East. You will not only design but also present your trend information and designs to others in the studio and may even present these to customer accounts.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have a design related degree and you will have demonstrable experience designing home textiles, particularly bedding in a similar head office design role. You will be an excellent user of Photoshop, Illustrator, AVA CAD/CAM or NedGraphics. You will have a keen eye for homeware trends and be able to translate these into commercial designs. You will have a well presented portfolio demonstrating your range of design styles.
What you'll get in return
You will work with a growing company who are performing well in their market, and be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package along with working with a brilliant team of creative designers. Free on site secure parking.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, I look forward to reviewing your application.