Print Designer Womens Casualwear (1 Year)

Recruiter
Marks & Spencer
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Background to vacancy/ What is the purpose of the job? What do you need to achieve?
• Deliver Print across the BU
• Research print trends as appropriate
• Collaborate with other print designers through Forums and best practice
• Deliver key print looks across departments through the seasonal Design Briefs
• Deliver prints through the product development process to deliver confident print statements
• Deliver all print requirements to meet BU critical path dates
• Deliver to consistently high standards of print concept to tech pack ready artwork to send to Sourcing Office via PLM
• Respond to evolving trends e.g. catwalk to ensure the print offer looks modern and stylish for the customer
• Close links with creative print studios and suppliers as appropriate to tap into latest trend looks
• In depth and up to date knowledge of print techniques used within the industry to deliver the best product linking into the appropriate Fabric Development Technologist
• Work hand in hand with Designers to ensure the prints meet the aesthetic requirements if the product considering scale, fabric substrate and price point
• Develop prints into repeat and scale to be production ready
• Utilise proficiency in Design IT applications to optimise the quality of design work e.g. Photoshop, illustrator, CAD, Kaledo etc.
• Collaborate with Print designers across Clothing and Home to make best use of resources including archive and bought studio print artwork

Technical skills/business skills required
• Expert in the field of print design with significant print design experience
• Ability to identify key print looks/trends and translate into stylish, commercial prints across multiple products and substrates
• High level of proficiency in Design IT applications to optimise the quality of design work e.g. Photoshop, illustrator, CAD
• Multi task orientated with the ability to work to tight deadlines to the critical path
• Strong Communication and Influencing skills

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