Print Designer – (Job share) 3 days PW Job at Marks and Spencer | The Dots
Job Expired
67 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Fashion Designer, Textile Designer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Closing date: November 18th 2020, 11:55 PM
We are currently looking for an experienced creative Print designer to join our home team.
You will be responsible for delivering engaging and inspiring print across the home departments. With a keen eye for identifying key print and trends in the market, evolving these into commercial prints across multiple product types. You will work as part of an enthusiastic and fast paced team, delivering contemporary on brand print across the BU. It is an exciting place to be and team to be a part of!
Key accountabilities and measures
  • Deliver Print across the BU
  • Research print trends as appropriate
  • Have an understanding of briefing across multi product both in textiles and hard accessories.
  • Deliver key print looks across departments through the seasonal Design Briefs
  • Deliver prints through the product development process to deliver confident print statements
  • Deliver all print requirements to meet BU critical path dates
  • Deliver to consistently high standards of print concept to tech pack ready artwork to send to Sourcing Office via PLM
  • Respond to evolving trends to ensure the print offer looks modern and stylish for the customer
  • Close links with creative print studios and suppliers as appropriate to tap into latest trend looks
  • In depth and up to date knowledge of print techniques used within the industry – (bed, bath, downstairs textiles and hard product, dinnerware, mugs, gifting, etc.)
  • Work hand in hand with Designers to ensure the prints meet the aesthetic requirements if the product considering scale, fabric substrate and price point
  • Develop prints into repeat and scale to be production ready
  • Utilise proficiency in Design IT applications to optimise the quality of design work e.g. Photoshop, illustrator, In design, CAD, Kaledo etc
  • Collaborate with Print designers across Clothing and Home to make best use of resources including archive and bought studio print artwork
Key skills
  • Expert in the field of print design with significant print design experience
  • Ability to identify key print looks/trends and translate into stylish, commercial prints across multiple products and substrates
  • Brilliant hit rate, with right first-time prints.
  • Understanding of textiles and print briefing across all textile areas.
  • High level of proficiency in Design IT applications to optimise the quality of design work e.g. Photoshop, illustrator, CAD
  • Multitask orientated with the ability to work to tight deadlines to the critical path
  • Strong Communication and Influencing skills
Key relationships and stakeholders
  • Heads of Design/Design Lead/ Print Designer
  • Product Designers
  • Assistant Designers
  • Buying and Technology

Skills Required

  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design

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