Apparel Graphics Designer/Artworker

Recruiter
Creative Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a well known lifestyle fashion brand looking for an Apparel Graphic Designer with strong Photoshop/Production skills to join their creative team.

THE POSITION

  • We have a great opportunity for a Graphic Designer with apparel experience to really make their mark within a fast-paced, growing and (most importantly) fun luxury fashion and lifestyle brand
  • Printed apparel design is central to the DNA of their brand and is integral to bringing the brand to life
  • Working alongside the Design Director and Creative Director the successful candidate will be responsible for creating, engineering and managing all aspects of printed artworks (graphical, illustrative, repeat, placed and photographic/images) across various product categories
  • This role will suit someone who is creative, quick to learn, has an expert working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite especially Photoshop and Illustrator, has an eye for fashion apparel graphics and keen to take on new challenges

KEY ROLES AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and coordinate the apparel design and development stages of their bespoke design service - generating product mockups using customer supplied imagery, producing pattern laydowns, and building out images for use on printed garments
  • Manage and communicate throughout the process with manufacturers and cross-functional teams - to ensure the highest level of quality and finish is achieved on all prints within an effective timeline
  • Work closely with the Design Director and Creative Director to create and produce seasonal in-house print solutions for application across multiple garment categories - maintaining and developing a strong, coherent, and identifiable language across their prints
  • Sourcing suitable photographic imagery for printed artwork and negotiate fees for use
  • Collaborate with external print designers/artists/collaborators to develop artworks
  • Select and approval of all trim/stitching/detailing to ensure product is manufactured and finished to the highest standard
  • Assisting with day to day today requests in the Design & Development team when required

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Proven ability to work in a structured methodical manner to manage a high volume of imagery
  • Strong sense of initiative and project ownership
  • Great attention to detail
  • An eye for fashion and someone who understands the brand aesthetic
  • Previous apparel graphic/production experience would be ideal
  • An articulate communicator who can work comfortably within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure with a can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of how garments are made/what looks good would be great too!

Please send through your CV and portfolio stating your salary expectations.

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Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.