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Careers at Blue Badge Co

Print & Textile Designer

About Us

We are a multi-channel retailer and manufacturer of independent lifestyle products and desirable homewares. We have a thriving e-commerce presence, a growing international trade department and a wholesale business which supplies high street retailers such as Boots, the Post Office, Argos, Lloyds Pharmacies and WH Smiths. In 2020 we are launching Green&Heath a new gift, lifestyle and interiors brand with unparalleled eco and sustainability credentials.

Job description 

Do you have the drive and enthusiasm for creating great designs with a keen eye for detail? Due to expansion, this is a brilliant and unique opportunity for a highly passionate, creative and self-motivated individual to join our entrepreneurial team and growing company in the Bristol design office. 
 
We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic designer who will be involved in a huge wealth of work, ranging from creating textile graphics and all-over prints for our products, packaging, brochures, magazines and infographics. We are specifically looking for someone who can create commercial, yet fresh textile prints for uses such as bedding, curtains, cushion covers, clothing and stationery.
 
You will be joining a talented creative team acting within an influential design capacity across the full scope of projects, from concept designs through to final delivery. 

Person specification

The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic, imaginative and passionate about all things design. We are looking for someone with a portfolio of beautiful, well-executed design work, preferably cross-discipline but with the main background of print textiles and packaging design for consumer products.

The ideal candidate would be:

  • Hard-working, dedicated and enthusiastic with the ability to use your initiative confidently
  • A conceptual thinker with great visualising skills
  • Flexible enough to apply designs across a diverse range of materials
  • Able to manage multiple projects at once, take ownership of initial briefs and translate them into successful, commercial ideas. 
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Have print and textile experience with a good solid handle on art working, repeat patterns formats and processes
  • A great communicator that is able to work well as a team
  • Have a strong trend driven portfolio and the ability to interpret the latest trends into commercial products with good trend knowledge and research skills
  • Open to constructive criticism and able to edit designs multiple times if needed
  • Ability to translate concepts and ideas into complete designs

Responsibilities

  •  Provide fresh thinking, strong ideas and a high level of craftsmanship across all elements of design
  • Have an understanding of the creative process from brief to production
  • Organise and maintain design files and master assets as needed
  • Maintain the high standards of creative excellence, timeliness and profitability
  • Support the team when managing external specialists e.g. illustrators, visualiser
  • Help to maintain an atmosphere of inspiration and collaboration
  • Liaise with factories to develop and sample ranges, working closely with our in- product development team


To apply please send a CV and cover letter to:

Federica@bluebadgecompany.co.uk