Textile Product Designer

Salary: Open to Negotiation Location: Kerry Experience: 2+ Years Experience Job no: AKAG3006Job Status: Full-Time

We are presently recruiting for a Textile Product Designer for our clients in County Kerry.  You will be involved in the design, making and development  of a range of  products and further enhancements to their already impressive catalogue of products. You will be tasked with Modifying and revise existing designs to meet changing customer preferences, Identify new product improvement opportunities and will be involved with the development of product design ideas to cross-functional teams and senior leadership team. This is a full time permanent position based in Tralee, County Kerry.

Job responsibilities and duties:

  • Design category-defining products
  • Provide technical specifications (product materials, colors, measurements, manufacturing processes and details) for each product so sampling and production can run accordingly
  • Help develop new designs through sketching, CAD drawings as well as hands-on prototyping
  • Test and correct prototypes
  • Research and analyze design trends
  • Consulting managers and clients about design requirements
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts, budgets and time-scales
  • Clarifying and solving design issues
  • Investigating appropriate materials and production processes
  • Producing sketches and sample designs
  • Testing product designs using models, prototypes, specialist computer software and computer-aided design (CAD) technology
  • Maintaining an awareness of current design trends and influences
  • Liaising with sales, marketing and production departments
  • Correcting product faults
  • Presenting designs, samples and final work to customers for evaluation

Qualifications, skills and experiences:

  • Third level qualification in relevant field
  • A good eye for detail
  • Well-developed technical and creative skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong IT skills, including CAD

Salary is open to negotiation and based on experiences. If you are interested please apply or email me directly at adrien@redchair.ie

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