Surface Pattern Designer - 12 months Fixed Term Contract

17 Sep 2019
15 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Surface Pattern Designer to join an industry recognised manufacturer and global distribution firm as they continue to grow and expand their customer base.

Offering a substantial benefits package, flexible working, in-house and industry recognised training and 33 days holiday. This is a fixed term role not to be missed.

The role is based in the heart of Stoke on Trent and is commutable from Hanley and surrounding areas, Cheshire, Stafford, Biddulph and Congleton.

Job Description:

The Surface Pattern Designer will be responsible for creating innovative, market relevant and cost-effective pattern designs and effects for general release as part of a core design concept or to a bespoke customer brief.

The Designer will create pattern designs with customer briefs or as part of a core design concept.
To liaise with Creative Services, Production, Quality, Design, Marketing and Sales functions as applicable.
Working from customer design briefs or internally set briefs to fulfil customer requirements.
Responsibility for designing surface pattern designs for release as part of a design concept.
To remain up to date and anticipate future market trends and designs.Candidate Requirements:

The Designer will be creative, open and approachable and will understand the manufacturing process and what drives cost. The Surface Pattern Designer will ideally have a degree in a Design related subject or a minimum of GCSE A-C/4-9.

The Designer will require market intelligence, commercial and industry specific knowledge / awareness as well as an understanding of the manufacturing process.
A wide degree of creativity, innovation and latitude is expected.
Be willing to travel overseas as and when required.
Excellent PC skills, including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Excellent Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop skills.
Knowledge of MAC Software, ideally.The role will also suit the following experience: Designer, Surface Pattern Designer, Print Design, Surface Design.

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours)

Salary: Competitive

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region

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