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Article Date(s):04/26/2016

Textile Designer?

Freelance Textile Designer

ReachingKAYO, an industry leader in costumes and dress up, is looking for an imaginative Textile Designer to create new prints and patterns to enhance the development of our 2017 product line. This freelance opportunity is available now and applicants should inquire right away.

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

A Degree in Textile Design required

3+ years of experience working in the industry

Must be proficient in Adobe illustrator and Photoshop (Knowledge of other textile design programs a plus)

Candidate must present recent works or have a portfolio or website showing a history of work

Candidate must have a creative flair, a strong artistic ability and knowledge of fashion history

This post requires strong communication and teamwork skills

Must have knowledge and understanding of textile printing techniques ranging from silk screen printing to sublimation to production roll printing

Must possess a good eye for color, a strong sense of scale and elemental proportion. A solid knowledge of knit fabrics and their properties is important.

Candidate must be detail oriented, articulate and professional


Duties and Responsibilities will include:

Work closely with Designers to conceptualize textile ideas that will customize and enhance 2017 projects

Deliver digital art files as needed for samples and production

Develop commercially-appealing designs and prints for a variety of fabrics

Freelance schedule is flexible, but candidate must have strong organizational and time management skills with respect to seasonal deadlines

Please email resume along with samples of work to Jenny@reachingkayo.com.