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Print Design Assistant - Temporary

Listing ID: 1002391

Print Design Assistant - Temporary

Type of Position: Temporary Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Paul Smith
Location: Nottingham , Nottinghamshire, East Midlands, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level / Graduate - 0 - 1 years experience
Specified Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Reference Number: 001442
Salary: Competitive
Twitter Handle: @PaulSmith
Deadline: 28th April 2019
Ad Expires In: 6 days 12 hours
About: Founded in Nottingham in the 1970’s, the Paul Smith collections have become internationally recognised and Paul Smith is one of Britain’s most renowned and successful designers. Up until the age of 16, Paul had wanted to be a professional cyclist, but a serious accident set him on a different path. Once out of hospital Paul fell in with a group of art students. They talked constantly about art, architecture and design and Paul found himself longing to be part of that exciting world. From its origins in one small shop in Nottingham in 1970, Paul Smith has grown into a global business, selling in six continents. Comprising of complete clothing, shoe and accessory collections for men, women and children; representation is further extended by associated product licenses where the potential of the brand has been recognised by key licensees in the fragrance, eyewear and interior businesses.

Working in close collaboration with the Print Team, the successful candidate will assist with general duties in order to support with the development of printed artwork for Childrenswear. This is a temporary position for four weeks, commencing on Monday 3rd June - Friday 28th June 2019. 

Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Print Design Team with the artwork and technical development of Childrenswear print from existing ideas.
  • To scan, re-draw and amend colourways and existing repeat artwork.
  • To be responsible for liaising with the Print Designers in order to co-ordinate the issuing of artwork.
  • To prepare print ready artwork, Pantone references and specification sheets.
  • To ensure all folders are kept organised, up to date and understandable.
  • Manage own time effectively to ensure artwork is delivered on time.

Essential Experience and Skills Required: 

  • Educated to a minimum 2.1 degree, or equivalent qualification in Textiles Design, Print, Fashion or other related subject. 
  • Previously attained 2 A Levels or equivalent and a minimum GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English subjects or equivalent qualifications.
  • High level of computer literacy in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office suite.

About You:

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal. 
  • Able to plan, organise and prioritise to meet set deadlines.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Creative flair, with the ability to assess colour, prints and textiles.
  • Attentive to detail and to think creatively.
  • Interest and knowledge of textile and print designs, an appreciation of materials and use of colour.

 In addition to the annual salary this role attracts -

  •   Flexi time

Please note: This role requires that you submit a link within the application form, to a colour portfolio containing work examples totalling no more than 10 pages this should be available for 4 weeks after the advert closing date.


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