Textile Designer - Interiors

  • Job Reference: JR4146
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2018
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Design
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jo Raynor
  • Email: jor@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

Our client established their business over 150 years ago and remains a family run business.  They specialise in the distribution of luxurious materials for fashion and interiors, namely curtains and soft furnishing fabrics, silk wallpapers etc.  

They now have a rare opening within their design team for a highly creative Textile Designer.

Textile Designer for Interiors -  The Role:

  • Creating original, unique designs for a variety of applications.
  • Actively researching design and colour trends.
  • Collaborating with colleagues focusing on colour and design development.
  • Visiting the printers to help oversee production.
  • Liaising with suppliers to provide feedback on trials and developments throughout the design and production process. 
  • Visiting suppliers to assist in overseeing fabric and wallcovering production.  

Textile Designer for Interiors -  The Candidate:

  • A high achieving degree in Textile Design or similar qualification.
  • Proven related experience in the textile industry is essential.
  • Be a dedicated, passionate and industrious designer with an aspirational taste level to meet the complexity of this role.
  • Exceptional drawing and design skills with a strong knowledge and previous experience of CAD.
  • Have an excellent sense of colour and a good understanding of printing and weaving techniques.
  • Candidates will also need to demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team, have flexibility with their work approach and demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills. 

Textile Designer for Interiors - The Package:

  • Competitive salary offered.

Please note, due to anticipated interest in this role, only short listed candidates will be contacted.