Print Designer

United Kingdom, London
Creative & Design
Reporting to the Head Designer for Kidswear, the Print Designer is required to create unique and inspiring print designs and illustrations which reflect the creative director’s vision and brand’s image. The Print Designer will support the Head Designer through every aspect of the design process; from research to design, product knowledge and development.  This is an exciting and varied role that requires a pro-active individual who thrives in a fast paced and vibrant environment but can remain calm under pressure.

Please ensure you attach your portfolio along with your CV

Your Mission

    • To provide unique, original and inspiring designs to reflect the brand image.
    • To work closely with the Head Designer to determine and search the mood of the new collection
    • Colour research and maintaining an accurate working colour palette
    • Inspirational research
    • Responsible for development process of prints
    • Working with the design team to deliver commercial prints
    • Sourcing and matching of colour standards
    • Delivering designs for collection pieces
    • Controlling the printing process
    • Analysing trend and sales information to influence designs
    • Communication print design requirements
    • Ensuring print deadlines are met
    • Drawing, painting and illustrations
    • Communicate technical and creative ideas
    • Create mood and trend boards
    • Research of general trends, inspiration as well as details and materials.
    • Assist in any part of the design process required by the Senior Designer
    • Feeding back to Italian product development team

Your Talent

    • Excellent knowledge of Adobe/ CAD packages and Microsoft Office (Excel)
    • Previous experience of delivering print designs
    • Educated to degree level in design desirable
    • Previous experience of a similar role where they have been required to prioritise and multi-task various and competing demands
    • Knowledge of fabrics and the design process as well as construction and creative techniques in relation to silk screening, embroidery, flock, foil, embellishments and washing and dyeing treatments
    • Highly creative and able to build on inspirations 
    • A good communicator with the ability to interface regularly with internal and external personnel at all levels
    • Ability to be discrete, confidential and reliable at all times
    • Knowledge of trends
    • Creative thinking
    • Flexible drawing hand
    • Excellent drawing skills
    • Excellent organization with an ability to manage a changing workload effectively to meet weekly deadlines
    • Previous experience designing, illustration and print
    • Adaptable between designing for boys, girls, babies and teens
    • A calm manner and able to react positively during stressful times and experience in dealing with sensitive information
    • Able to use initiative
    • Ability to work to rigorous deadlines with high pressure and change
    • Understanding of the fashion industry or previous luxury goods experience
    • Excellent Communication and interpersonal
    • Skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships
    • Commercially aware
    • Problem solving and solution orientated with a ‘Can-do’ attitude
    • Able to work in fast paced environments
    • A strong team player and considerate of colleagues
    • Ability to be discrete, confidential and reliable at all times
    • Excellent planning and organisations skills
At Stella McCartney, we are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment in which all of our voices are heard. Where people can work to their maximum potential by offering equal opportunities for growth and fair pay. For us, it is about appreciating what is different in others and also what we have in common. We hire people who want to change things, disrupt the norm, who are naturally confident with a positive attitude. Our decisions respect all people regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age, social or political belief, or world view.
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