Textile Designer / CAD Designer - BSC Qualified

Bluetownonline Ltd
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Textile Designer

Location: Macclesfield

Salary: £17,500 - £18,750 per annum (depending on experience)

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Job Role:

Our Client is a long established traditional textile mill located in Macclesfield producing both screen and digitally printed fabric for the luxury worldwide market place.

They are currently looking for a creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join their existing design team. The role will involve creating original designs as well as reworking and recolouring designs from their extensive on site archive.

Key Responsibilities


  • Develop new ranges as sales require, twice yearly for seasonal sales
  • To help develop new designs, working closely with other members of the design team and to customer's specification


  • Colour and print artworks, as requested by customers and sales

Technical Screen engraving:

  • To draw designs to screen parameters, working with Production to ensure that designs are suitable for screen. This includes separating, mixing, and cutting designs

Screen engraving:

  • Sending designs thru to the Screen engraving department, checking that designs are technically correct


  • To design, colour and separate design work for customers

Other duties:

  • Checking other designer's work, to help with training when and where required.

Skills Required

  • BSC qualified
  • Excellent CAD skills - Experience of AVA / NED graphics packages preferred although not essential
  • Colourist skills or experience
  • Ability to work to deadlines and briefs
  • Confidence in presenting ideas to both sales and customers
  • Hand drawn / digital illustration skills
  • A keen eye for trends
  • Strong attention to detail

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Textile Designer, CAD Designer, Screen Engraving, Technical Screen Engraving, Colour Print Artworks, CAD, BSC Qualified, AVA, NED Graphics, Colourist, Textile Artist may also be considered for this role.