[JOBS] FREELANCE PRINT & TEXTILE DESIGNER : RALPH & RUSSO
Ralph & Russo : London : Full–Time : Senior Print & Textile Designer : Term: Freelance Contract
Location: South Kensington, London (Atelier)
Ralph & Russo is an international luxury fashion brand revered for producing designs that are contemporary, timelessly elegant and sought after worldwide.
Having initially entered the luxury market with couture, the duo has taken their dedication to design and innovation forward to curate a global luxury brand encompassing leather goods, shoes and more notably of late, the launch of ready-to-wear.
Description We have an exciting opportunity for a Freelance Senior Print & Textile Designer to join Ralph & Russo. You role will to insure print, hand-painting and embroidery designs remain relevant and push boundaries to create a commercial collection.
You will be inspiring the embroidery & design teams to create beautiful artworks for Client Orders,Haute Couture, and Ready-To-Wear Collections.
Work closely with the Head of Artwork Design and Creative Director to research, design and develop Hand-Painting and Print direction for clients orders, Haute Couture and RTW collections.
Create original artwork for textile development from start to finish
Consistently research new print techniques, hand-painting techniques, materials and embroidery and inspire the textile design team with new concepts
Work closely with the Head of Artwork Design and Embroidery Designers on new techniques and artwork when needed. Research local and international markets for colour/print/fabric/embroidery trends each season
Design original artwork placements, being mindful of technique, colour, fabric and silhouette direction
Work with the Head of Artwork Design to ensure costs are kept to a minimum without compromising quality.
Maintain a print and hand print technique archive – updating all information and keeping accurate records Paint swatches, samples and assist with retouching client orders as and when necessary.
Requirements Previous experience working in Embroidery Design and between 3 to 5 years of experience in Print and Surface Development
Incredible ability to hand paint onto fabrics and hold both commercial and technical knoweldge of embroidery
Highly organised and ability to prioritize workload
Demonstrate a can-do attitude and is resilient
Capacity to work well under pressure
Very creative and curious, but also strong attention to details
Strong Photoshop & Illustrator skills
Degree in Print design and Surface treatment
At Ralph & Russo, we like to deliver results with pace and quality. If you are resilient, work well under pressure and want to work for a growing and inspirational brand, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and Portfolio by using our internal recruitment link