Textile/Print Designer : New York : Freelance

The Textile/Print Designer will develop prints from concept through to pre-production. Must have a CREATIVE and technical spirit, love aesthetic qualities, and be able to develop beautiful, saleable prints.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Print, Pattern and Yarn Dye Design.

·         Custom Print Development.

·         Scanning and cleaning 1-8 color prints, re-colorings, flats, color matching, graphics, repeats, texture mapping and palette building.

·         Printing design layouts on treated fabrics through the use of in house printers.

·         Maintaining and tracking all artwork developed within CAD department.

·         Assisting the Print Designer and textile team in creating concept and print boards.

·         Keep up to date on international trends in color and print design.

·         Keep up to date with new software and upgrades. Attend applicable training classes and or seminars.

REQUIREMENTS:

·         3 - 5 years’ experience with Kaledo and Adobe suite in a high volume detail oriented studio, or fashion company.

·         Excellent color matching skills.

·         Experience with the weave and stripe modules of the software, building yarn dyes correct to construction and proportion.

·         Working knowledge of the latest releases of Photoshop, Illustrator and or Quark as they relate to digital surface design.

·         Is current with market trends as they relate to the brand.

·         Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines.

·         Fluent with advanced features such as texture mapping and knit design.

·         Strong English language skills, both written and verbal

 

EDUCATION:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Textile or Fashion Design, or related work experience in digital textile design.

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