Associate Textile Designer

We are looking for talented people who have a thirst for challenge, seek the joy of team effort and will help contribute to our growth as a leading international manufacturer and marketer of apparel.

Miami, FL

Perry Ellis Corporate

<p><strong>Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances. The Company's collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and men's and women's swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution.</strong></p> <p><strong>The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis&reg;, An Original Penguin&reg; by Munsingwear&reg;, Laundry by Shelli Segal&reg;, Rafaella&reg;, Cubavera&reg;, Ben Hogan&reg;, Savane&reg;, Grand Slam&reg;, John Henry&reg;, Manhattan&reg;, Axist&reg; and Farah&reg;. The Company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike&reg; for swimwear, and Callaway&reg;, PGA TOUR&reg; and Jack Nicklaus&reg; for golf apparel.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: The Associate Textile Designer is responsible for supporting the creation and production of original graphic and/or textile print designs that appropriately reflect the assigned brand&rsquo;s aesthetics within assigned calendar deadlines<br /><br /><br />
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Create original artwork for prints, wovens, and graphics seasonally in support of multiple brands as needed.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to translate trends, concepts, and direction for creation of brand specific prints&nbsp;</li> <li>Create original artwork from design direction</li> <li>Advanced skill level using design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Ned Graphics&nbsp; to execute designs, color reduce, put into technical repeat, and manipulate purchased artwork</li> <li>Research current trends and concepts in order to create brand specific original artwork.</li> <li>Provide embroidery design support as needed.</li> <li>Effectively partners with design on all execution and business needs</li> <li>Assist with&nbsp; paperwork and download of purchased artwork as needed.</li> <li>Ensures that final artwork is correct for production ready standards and mechanicals.</li> <li>Continually expand upon knowledge of current trends, color and technical skill sets&nbsp;</li> <li>Maintain and organize our physical and digital libraries and archives as needed.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>BA/BS/BFA&nbsp; in Graphic Design, Textile Design Illustration or related field</li> <li>Experience in design, preferably in the retail or textile industry is a plus</li> <li>2+ years&nbsp;of applied print/graphic design experience</li> <li>Field related portfolio&nbsp;</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>SKILLS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Proficiency and expertise in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Ned Graphics or related program</li> <li>Strong artistic background including the ability to create conceptual and final art in several different mediums</li> <li>General knowledge of print and textile design.</li> <li>Good sense of color application.</li> <li>Works well under pressure with the ability to prioritize and execute multiple deadlines without sacrificing attention to detail</li> <li>Basic PC knowledge required.</li> <li>Good interpersonal communication and collaboration with cross functional partners</li> </ul>