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Textile Designer at Perry Ellis International Inc.

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Portland, Oregon

Job Description:


Responsible for print and graphic designs for multiple categories. Needs to have the ability to translate directional concepts/trends into original designs, repeats and colorways. Ability to create engineered and repeat layouts for specific product, reduce colors and prepare final production files. Candidate should be, able to creatively problem solve, has understanding of printed textile production, is self-motivated, passionate, a great team player and has advanced Adobe Photoshop/ Illustrator skills.



  • Responsible for designing original prints/graphics. Be able to create multiple colorways, recolor existing prints, executing print repeats, resizing and editing artwork using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop

  • Prepare production ready artwork and pitch sheets by color separating layers, specifying dimensions and calling out colors

  • Ability to see a brand’s seasonal design direction and be able to create print/graphic stories

  • Always researching the market landscape to identify print, graphic and color trends

  • Work closely with designers on print direction and colorways

  • Responsible for analyzing artwork to determine best print execution and printing techniques

  • Responsible for maintaining database of print factory abilities, repeat sizes, etc.

  • Work with technical designers to ensure print repeats and placements are set up correctly for final silhouette execution

  • Review all print related materials including strike offs and print placements

  • Maintain library of final artwork repeats and master digital color palette for the design team to use



  • Advanced skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator is a must

  • Artistic creative ability; art background or knowledge is necessary

  • Must have experience in textile all over print design in the apparel industry

  • Excellent eye for color matching

  • Highly organized and detailed oriented. Must be able to organize layers properly for artwork sharing with vendors and other designers

  • Experience with printing techniques and understanding how to execute production ready artwork

  • Work efficiently and quickly with multiple projects and able to organize workload to meet development deadlines



  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic or Textile Design

  • 3-5 years of textile design/print experience

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