Senior Textile Designer Required – Near St Albans, Hertfordshire

COMPANY: MAJOR SUPPLIER TO MAJOR BRANDS NATIONWIDE – such as Harlequin and Prestigious etc.

The name of the Company will be revealed on invite to 2nd interview.

We have a client who is looking for ideally an* experienced Textile Designer* – to join their Design team who work closely with their Mills in China and India. The role will involve working closely with their Mills and their clients to create, develop and finalize new collections with the top home furnishing brands in the UK and Ireland.

JOB DESCRIPTION

· You will be based at our Design Studio, Offices and Showroom near St Albans, Hertfordshire.

· Your responsibilities will include textile and product design creation, development and design related administration, market research and colour trend forecasting for the furnishing fabric sector.

· You will be joining a dynamic team who work closely with our Mills in China and India – as well as our customers nationwide.

· The role will involve working closely with our Mills and their clients to create, develop and finalize new collections with the top home furnishing brands in the UK and Ireland.

· The position will require you to travel occasionally to overseas Trade Shows in Europe and beyond, as well as the possibility of travelling to South-East Asia.

· You will be assisting our clients from the inception of the design through to its final selection.

· The role involves a variety of product design and administration liaison with Clients and Mills.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

· Excellent drawing skills

· Good Computer skills Photoshop and Microsoft Office and ideally AVA.

· Be organized and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

· Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, together with a strong personality to help maintain and strengthen relationships with our clients and suppliers.

· BA, BSC or MA Graduate – specialist in weave, print, embroidery or surface pattern.

For a first interview please email your CV and digital portfolio to diane.harding@norfolkhouse-uk.com and if you do not get a response within 48hrs send a whatsapp text to 07912 379739 to inform Diane that you have applied. I respond to all applications. If you have already been interviewed by Diane Harding please state this when applying – send an updated CV and portfolio please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £28,000.00 per year

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