Textile Designer

Rejina Pyo
London (Greater) (GB)
07 Oct 2021
28 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

As Textile Designer you will work alongside the Creative Director and Senior RTW Designer and be responsible for textile sourcing, design and development for ready-to-wear collections. You will work with the Ready-To-Wear Design and Development team and oversee the seasonal textile development process from research, sourcing, sketching through to sampling and finished production. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Source fabrics for seasonal Ready to Wear collections, based on the Creative Director’s brief
  • Carry out visual research and design development based on the Creative Director’s creative concept and brief
  • Produce colour and texture boards based on the direction of the Creative Director and Senior RTW Designer
  • Produce sketches or sketch modifications for textile print designs, as directed by the Creative Director and RTW Senior Designer
  • Work to the seasonal critical path as set by the Senior RTW Designer
  • Source appropriate textiles that can be delivered on time and within budget
  • Liaise with fabric suppliers in relation to availability and price negotiation for sampling and production
  • Maintain and develop relationships with textile suppliers 
  • Collaborate with suppliers to develop exclusive or custom textile designs for Rejina Pyo as required
  • Visit fabric fairs, conduct research and expand supplier network 
  • Work with the Design and Development team to implement sourcing decisions and best practices 
  • Continue to research and source mores sustainable materials and processes each season
  • Oversee, review and approve print files and technical details for sampling and production 
  • Work with the Production team to order fabrics for production, communicating and responding to any issues which arise
  • Develop and oversee the Rejina Pyo textile archive
  • Source textiles, develop prints or other textile applications for other Rejina Pyo collections as required by the Creative Director
  • Oversee management and development of textile design interns
  • Support the Creative Director on special projects and collaborations as required
  • Contribute to regular meetings with the company directors
  • Carry out other tasks or responsibilities as required by the company directors

To apply please send your CV and digital portfolio to careers@rejinapyo.com 

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