Freelance Designer, South Buckinghamshire/ Berkshire, £200-250 per day We are looking for a talented freelance Designer who can assist with all aspects of design you will be responsible for creating engaging designs, you may contribute to some concepts and see your design through to final artwork if needed. Creative agency experience is desired as you will be required to work at a fast pace. Key Responsibilities/ skills: *You will be responsible for working on any new projects, designing brochures, large scale graphics, Digital, and Ebooks. * You must be able to work on a number of different projects for several brands. *You must be a specialist in Adobe creative suite *You must have excellent communication skills being able to update the design and management teams on progress *You must be able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment to meet all deadlines Freelance Designer The duration of this job will be ad hoc 1/2 days per week and will be based in South Buckinghamshire, It is desirable that you can drive. Profiles Creative recruits for the creative industry from 4 divisions: Digital, Design, & Creative, Marketing & Ecommerce, PR and Fashion & Retail. We recruit both agency and in-house for permanent, contract and freelance positions. For the quickest access to our jobs, news and insights please follow us @ProfilesCounty or https://www.linkedin.com/in/jadecolley/ If you hav
Freelance Jewellery Designer – Premium Lifestyle brand – 3 days per week. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a contemporary lifestyle brand who are seeking talented jewellery designers to assist in the launching of their new AW18 collection. About the Company... The brand is well known for one product category in particular, creating excellent quality driven pieces where innovation and beautiful design is the driving force of the business. About theRole... The successful freelancer will work closely with the product design management to ascertain the criteria for jewellery and determine the best-value options to creating a profitable and desirable range. They will design an innovative range that has a commercial appeal whilst also maintaining the brand aesthetic. Main Duties & Responsibilities: - Design a jewellery range from concept through to final design - Create mood boards and research documents outlining the development plan for the jewellery range. - Look after the sampling and development. - Create technical drawings and sketches for all designs. - Create CAD drawings to communicate ideas and progress to product team & factories. - Manage raw material research and sourcing in collaboration with product development. About You… Essential Skills and Experience - Advanced Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign capabilities - Should be inno
Print Designer – Freelance Opportunity As the largest concession-based womenswear retailer in the UK, Calvetron Brands have a rich heritage of elegantly dressing women. Based in vibrant Shoreditch, our portfolio of brands includes Jacques Vert, Precis, Eastex, Dash and Windsmoor. We now have an exciting and rare opportunity for a talented and experienced freelance print designer to join us. Print Designer: The Role The role will encompass the following: Create original, unique textile designs covering all over prints, placement prints, embroideries and embellishments. Understand, create and deliver original design work in line with the brand briefs, ethos and brand personality. Research trends and present back to the brand on colour, print and fabrics. Interpret print and textile trends appropriately for the brand. Handing painting skills are a necessity to create original painted prints.
I am looking for experienced freelance Knitwear Designer for an established leading British Retailer! This is in house up to 5 days per week in-house for three months As a ladies knitwear designer you must have gained solid experience in a similar role within a retail or brand led environment, and have a key eye for trends and a technical understanding of knitwear is essential. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for fashion, understanding of global trends along with a feminine/directional portfolio. Designing and developing ranges to reflect the brand. You will need to be both commercial and aspirational handwriting and background. Candidates must be hands on and looking for a challenge, truly passionate about fashion and joining an ambitious and dedicated team. Overseas experience with the Far East is beneficial. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic company! Please note you must have experience working for a leading retailer/brand here in the UK or overseas. If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Sally Dawson, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: SDD- 46708 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Freelance Accessories Designer – Small Leather Goods – Premium Lifestyle brand – 3 days per week. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a contemporary lifestyle brand who are seeking talented accessories (small leather goods) designer to assist in the launching of their new AW18 collection. About the Company... The brand is well known for one product category in particular, creating excellent quality driven pieces where innovation and beautiful design is the driving force of the business. About the Role... The successful freelancer will work closely with the product design management to ascertain the criteria for SLGs and determine the best-value options to creating a profitable and desirable range. They will create an innovative range that has a commercial appeal whilst also maintaining the brand aesthetic. Main Duties & Responsibilities: - Design a range of SLGs from concept through to final design - Create mood boards and research documents outlining the development plan for the SLGs range. - Look after the sampling and development. - Create technical drawings and sketches for all designs. - Create CAD drawings to communicate ideas and progress to product team & factories. - Manage raw material research and sourcing in collaboration with product development About You… Essential Sk
THE BRAND Apricot is a fast-growing multi-channel women's fashion brand that is passionate about print. The Apricot brand was born in 2007 with the aim of producing beautiful clothing collections that appeal to both mother and daughter. Bringing something fresh and new to the high street, Apricot aspires to deliver what every woman's wardrobe needs - from well produced staples to limited edition and trend-led fashion pieces. Our head office and distribution centre are based in London. We currently have 11 standalone stores as well as 500 concessions across the UK and Ireland. Our UK host stores include high street retailers New Look, Debenhams, House of Fraser, Outfit and Beales, as well as a number of independent department stores. We currently have over 200 concessions in Europe, as well as outlets in North America. THE ROLE We are looking for a passionate Assistant Print Designer to support both the Design and Buying Team at Apricot. You will be a graduate of a degree which includes textiles/print design and have relevant commercial experience working in a design studio, retailer or supplier, and possess a strong portfolio. You will support the buyers and design team with product and seasonal range development. You will aid the design team with print development, car
My Client is a prominent Clothing Supplier to the High Street, specialising in Designing and Producing Womenswear, for a broad range of retailers and brands, in the UK and abroad, and a cross section of age groups and handwriting, They are looking for a Junior Print Designer, full of enthusiasm & fresh idea's looking for a change or the next step in their career, to join their established Print Design team based in central London. Main Responsibilities Will Include: To work closely with the inhouse design teams to research and develop prints, artwork, embroidery and assist with any print related administration. To design and assist the constant development and co-ordination of new graphic design, to satisfy market trends and customer needs, in keeping with accounts handwriting and briefs. Catwalk/blog reports, ensuring latest info is available to other members of staff. Creating catwalk overview 4 times a year. Regular research/ comp shop trips to stay on top of high street trends. Update and track both print budgets, Manage the actioned prints tracker. Researching and developing new artworks, Hand drawing/painting. Developing requested customer artworks & embroideries. Action and liaise artwork with China/India. Creating PPT's for shopping trips and research. Chase actioned strike off's. Pantone/colour matching. Perso
I am seeking both a Designer and Senior Designer to join a flourishing and ever expanding team of print designers , to design commercial and trend driven garments for a UK High-Street Brand. You must have experience working across placement prints and embroidery for young fast fashion accounts. Client Details My client is an established supplier based in Central London. Key clients include Inditex, Arcadia and New Look. Description - Producing design briefs and reviewing development processes - Maintain effective working relationships between suppliers and the Design team - Understand the needs of the customer - Design of all-over prints, placements and graphics using Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator - Re-colouring of prints - Ability to work on multiple projects at a time when required, meeting strict deadlines, working quickly under pressure to ensure projects are completed and adhere to the critical path - Art-working for all print designs following through to strike-off/final artwork approval - On-going trend research looking at trend predictions, catwalk and vintage fashion in order to be able to update commercial prints with new handwriting each season - Regular comparative shopping. Profile - Experience designing placement prints/graphics is an advantage but not essential - A confident proactive individual capable of workin
Junior Ladies Print Designer Lifestyle brand London As a junior ladies print Designer within this leading multi-channel lifestyle brand you will be designing prints across womenswear and accessories reflecting the brands distinct personality. Reporting to a Senior Designer, the brand is looking for a creative junior ladies print Designer to cover multiple categories The role includes: · Assisting with trend research creating mood boards and colour palettes seasonally · Preparing print designs for presentations and sign offs · Creating placement, repeats and all over prints · Reworking prints from large scale to small scale for different product types Working within a really passionate design team as a junior ladies print Designer you must have gained experience in a similar role within a print studio, supplier or retailer. Experience with a lifestyle or casual brand would be beneficial but not essential. A versatile portfolio reflecting your skills and experience is essential demonstrating strong CAD skills. Please send your CV in a word doc to Salma Sodawala We regret that due to volume, only suitable candidates will be contacted.
Laura Ashley is a quintessentially British lifestyle brand founded on a rich design heritage and on the traditional values of quality and originality. We use prints and designs that evoke the alluring beauty of the English countryside, for the way you live today. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Fashion Department. The ideal candidate should be able to confidently identify and research print & colour trends using fashion forecasting and current market trends, whilst having strong competitor knowledge and around 10 years work experience. In order to drive forward the print department, the successful candidate will need to be proficient in Photoshop/Illustrator; knowledge of U4ia/Kaledo would be advantageous. A natural freehand quality and good eye for colour are essential in this role. A team player is a must, with the ability to be able to translate trends and patterns for the UK market, whilst maintaining the Laura Ashley handwriting. You should also be able to work well under pressure/tight deadlines. If you would like to apply for this vacancy please send your CV and a covering letter, stating your current salary and benefits package. We regret only successful candidates will be contacted. NB: Please note applications from Recruitment agencies will NOT be accepted
We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced Assistant Designer or existing Junior Designer to join our Monsoon design team. You will work with the Senior Designer to design, spec and develop a broad spectrum of women's product. You will also be responsible for CAD work, fits, briefing suppliers and working with our factories.. If you are a creative womenswear specialist from a high street background looking for a new challenge, we'd love to hear from you! What you will do as a Junior Designer? * Anticipate, identify and develop trends into commercial and innovative product * Contribute to the research of key items, trends and ideas * Identify commercially viable products in order to maximize business performance * To produce technically proficient design briefs * Working to high standards to achieve targets, taking all actions necessary to ensure excellence and quality is achieved What you will need to success as a Junior Designer? * You will have proven experience designing women's multi product * Good technical skills in knitted garments construction and fabric knowledge * Experience of developing and coaching junior team members is desirable * Good organisational skills and an ability to communicate and work well under pressure * An enthusiastic team player who understands the Monsoon customer * Experience of visiting and communicating with Far East
Print and Graphics Designer - Ladieswear - Supplier - London - Salary up to £45k Short description intro... An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Womanswear Print Designer to join a leading supplier with a high street fashion client base. About the company... Our client is an established supplier based in London who design and manufacture on-trend Multiproduct Ladieswear to popular fashion retail outlets. About the Design role... This high street supplier is looking for a Print/ Graphics Designer signer who has a knowledge of Embroidery. And must be trend aware, quirky but commercial who can also be Creative and dynamic, to work across fashion forward accounts This is a truly exciting opportunity to work with a rapidly expanding business and dynamic team. Must be able to work at a fast pace, be well organised, confident. Also good presentation and communication skills are a must for this role. About you… Able to design all over prints and placement prints. Photoshop & Illustrator a must, along with hand drawing skills and adaptable handwriting. An understanding of the manufacturing process, print techniques and fabrics. A good sense of colour and experience in compiling trends. An understanding of how to translate fashion trends into commercial products. Good organization and a work
Junior Designer - High-Street brands - Fashion Jewellery This is a fantastic next step for a Jewellery Designer if you have 1-2 years under your belt. Set to challenge you consistently, you will work in a fast paced environment supporting in the design of multiple products across high-street accounts, most of which you will already be familiar with. They have a fantastic eye for trend and are the market leaders in fashion jewellery. You will work with the accounts that your handwriting is best suited to across all areas of fashion jewellery from costume to high-street fine jewellery. Based just outside of London, 30 minutes from main East London stations, you will work as part of a strong design team where you will see clear progression. In this role you will; Translate host clothing trends and colour palettes into relevant jewellery stories Support the more senior members of the design team through inspiration and product development packs Assist in the development of new product types, concepts and packaging ideas You will have; A relevant Degree A strong portfolio presented in a professional manner
I am looking for an experienced freelance Graphic Designer across Toddler Girlswear nightwear for an established successful retailer! The role is a contract role up to 5 days per week in house from November 2017 for a 9 – 12 month contract in house. You will need solid girlswear print/graphic design experience with a fashion forward taste level within kidswear. As a Designer you will be dynamic & proactive and able to deliver innovative and fresh ideas across this remit and collections. Must have a creative forward thinking vision and taste level while being commercial. Your portfolio should indicate a broad handwriting with strong trend awareness in this area showing mood boards and design ideas. As a person you will be creative, driven, motivated and organised while being a good team player! You need to be proficient in illustrator and Photoshop. Ideally you will come from a similar retail or brand background and have a design degree or equivalent, preferably printed textiles. Ideally you will need to come from a strong background from similar ilk retailer, supplier or a design agency If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Sally Dawson, remembering to state your current day rate and notice period. Please specify how many days per week you can work in house also. Job Ref: SDD - 46717
Designer opportunity based in Paris! Your new company For Lacoste, Life is a Beautiful Sport! With a vision to be the leading player in the premium casual wear market, the Crocodile brand is today present in 120 countries through a selective distribution network. Two Lacoste items are sold every second in the world. As an international group gathering 10,000 women and men, Lacoste offers a complete range of products: apparel, leather goods, fragrances, footwear, eyewear, home wear, watches and underwear, all of them being elaborated in the most qualitative, responsible and ethical way. Lacoste is now looking to grow their homeware division and make this as successful as their fashion offering. Working from a large design studio in central Paris, they have a rare opportunity for a creative yet commercial designer / creative lead / with a good knowledge of product development to relocate to Paris and take ownership of their fledgling homeware range and product development process and produce beautiful ranges of bedding and home textiles. This is an opportunity to join an award winning business and take ownership for and shape the homeware range. Your new role The purpose of your role is to develop a range of home textiles including bedding and soft home accessories. You will create trend-led home textile designs that will focus on printed, embroidered and jacquard bedding. You will have access to an extensive de
I’m currently recruiting for a great new Fashion Print/Graphics Designer role for a leading supplier to the High St, 30 mins North East of London. My client is looking for a strong Print Designer across their desirable high street and premium accounts! A creative role and great next step in terms of career development. Lovely team and fantastic culture. If you have the relevant experience for this role, please click the apply button to send your CV to Sarah Sykes, remembering to state your current salary and package. Job Ref: SSY 46720 We regret that due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
A Bit About As an established womenswear brand, Dorothy Perkins is now one of the biggest fashion retailers in the country, trading in approximately 750 stores worldwide. Their range of clothing and accessories is updated weekly in store and daily online so there’s always something new to discover. Burton – ‘A man thinking brand’. Established in 1903 by Montague Burton, Burton Menswear London is a staple on the British High Street. Burton’s aim is to be the most inspiring, best value fashion brand for their customer. Burton’s core customer is 25-35 in age and mind-set. He has an interest in fashion but wants it to be ‘easy’ – easy to wear, masculine and good quality, but a good price also. Using multiple channels to research and purchase, he seeks regular newness of product and outfit ideas. However; over 30% of Burton’s customers are women! The Role Deliver an optimised, balanced range for the profile to meet and exceed sales and MD targets for the profile Potentialise sales and profit opportunities by profile - Understanding store turnovers, size and commercial grading Liaise with the Planning Department on store openings/modernisations/closures and space changes Influence the B&M teams to deliver the Brand profile strategy Feedback market intelligence and analysis to B&M teams Work with retai
We have a high profile Designer opportunity within our inspirational Accessorize Design team working on our beautiful Jewellery range. We are looking for a unique and talented established designer to deliver fresh, fun ideas to the existing range. You will be able to identify, create and deliver exciting, new and commercial trends with the brand handwriting in mind. If you are an experienced, creative and innovative Jewellery designer from a Jewellery or multi-accessories background looking for a new opportunity, then we would like to hear from you! What will you do as a Jewellery Designer? This role will see you contributing research, analysing and presenting trends for accessories and jewellery. You will be responsible for producing detailed jewellery supplier briefing packs and jewellery briefs. You will drive the brand forward by challenging and developing jewellery ranges, focusing on newness and commerciality. You will work closely with our jewellery Buying team ensuring the critical path is adhered to and the Accessorize jewellery offer is 'pitch perfect' for the season and for the brand. You will also inspire and motivate junior members of the team and oversee them on a day to day basis. What you will need to succeed as a Jewellery Designer? We are looking for someone who has extensive experience of jewellery design that is from a jewellery or multi-accessories background. You will have strong design
This is an exciting role for an established fashion or print designer who wish to specialise purely in fashion prints. You must be fashion focused and bring a creative flair to the design team. We are looking for a Ladies Graphic Designer to join this leading Supplier to the High Street retailers that has experience in placement prints/graphics. This high street supplier is looking for a Ladies Graphic Designer who is trend aware, commercial who can also be creative and dynamic This is a truly exciting opportunity to work with a rapidly expanding business and dynamic team. Must be able to work at a fast pace, be well organised, confident. Also good presentation and communication skills are a must for this role. About you… It is essential the successful candidate must have a good track record within Graphics design. This is a fantastic opportunity to have a new challenge in your career and working in a fast paced environment. Key skills require: Ability to produce accurate and clearly understandable artwork specs * Excellent Photoshop and Illustrator CAD skills A strong eye for colour, picking colours for production A good understanding of garment silhouette and proportion, enough to be able to suitably apply graphic and print designs to a garment PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately due to the volume of applications being received we can only respond to those offering the relevant experience as
Ladies Print Designer Retailer London As a ladies print Designer within this retailer you will be designing prints across womenswear working within several brands. The client is looking for a creative ladies print Designer to cover multiple categories The role includes: · Assisting with trend research creating mood boards and colour palettes seasonally · Preparing print designs for presentations and sign offs · Creating placement, repeats and all over prints · Reworking prints from large scale to small scale for different product types Working within a really passionate design team as a ladies print Designer you must have gained experience in a similar role within a print studio, supplier or retailer. A versatile portfolio reflecting your skills and experience is essential demonstrating strong CAD skills. Please send your CV in a word doc to Salma Sodawala We regret that due to volume, only suitable candidates will be contacted.