Textile/Print Designer

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
15 Jul 2022
Closes
15 Aug 2022
Ref
TXTL DSGNR
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY

The individual in this position focuses on print design, scale sizing and original coloring of all custom Mumu prints. Categories including main collection, bridal, secret surprise, collaborations, denim, kids & swim. This role has a hybrid schedule and may work approximately 2 days remotely, each week.  Candidates must be within commuting distance of the Mumu HQ in Downtown Los Angeles.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates seasonal kick of boards by gathering all print direction and inspiration from the creative directors
  • Works independently to edit all purchased prints per creative designers’ direction in order to achieve final result. This includes adding graphic elements using illustrator and photo shop, re-coloring and re-sizing of print and print repeats
  • Organizes and pulls pantone chip selection alongside creative designers
  • Approves all final edits with creative directors
  • Packages all files with all necessary elements for initial send out to print vendors
  • Tracks print development with outside vendors to ensure smooth development and consistent timelines in conjunction with internal calendar
  • Daily communication with vendors regarding improvements and problem solving regarding printing techniques
  • Receives and organizes all print strike offs
  • Sets weekly meetings to review all print strike offs with creative directors
  • Responsible for relaying print revisions to the vendor after strike-off reviews
  • Responsible for seasonal research and development in regards to fabric, prints and colors via WGSN and outside vendor meetings
  • Directs and coordinates all print vendor meetings with internal creative team
  • Sources vintage textiles and prints for seasonal inspiration
  • Creates exclusive and original artwork from scratch as needed
  • Follows design calendar to ensure all development timelines are met in regards to strike off approvals
  • Manages and updates internal print tracker or WIP on a daily basis in order to update creatives on weekly progress
  • Works independently with cross-functional teams including the raw materials team for proper execution of production finished goods
  • Works closely with the raw materials developer to ensure proper printing techniques
  • Creates artwork specification sheets for vendors to follow as guidelines
  • Responsible for creating the digital print board each season and distributing to team members
  • Updates tangible in-house print boards in conjunction with raw materials developer weekly
  • Directs the execution of print placements by working with pattern teams to ensure proper execution per style
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Comfortable in working in a fast-paced environment, flexible in changing direction as needed.
  • Familiar and comfortable working in Adobe Suites Apps- specifically Illustrator
  • Must be able to execute CAD illustrations in Adobe Illustrator
  • PC literate with intermediate understanding and skills in using keyboard and Microsoft office products
  • Candidate must be highly organized with ability to prioritize with a sense of urgency and be a team player
  • Must have experience in measuring garments and garment construction

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  •  Minimum 7-10 years experience working as an in-house print designer
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in graphic or print design
  • Dynamic analytical, problem solving and project management abilities- must be a self starter
  • Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities
  • Knowledge with MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge with Adobe applications- Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Able to work and think independently as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail
  • Self-starter

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