About The Role:
We are looking for a Print Designer to assist our wider print team in developing our Hobbs print range from concept stage to production. This role will see you focus on Occasion Wear, Ready to Wear and special projects.
Our Design team are at the core of our business, creating the mood, colour palette, prints and key shapes of our collection each season that offer our Hobbs customer a point of difference. Working closely with the buying team to develop new product ranges seasonally, our designers ensure the balance of commerciality and fashion is met – the team keep abreast of the key global trends and anticipate those which are relevant to our Hobbs customer.
The Print Designer will assist the Print Design Manager and wider Print team to build a cohesive handwriting for our seasonal prints by creating hand drawn and painted artworks and managing the associated admin.
Key accountabilities include:
- Researching and inputting into creative moods at the beginning of each season, meeting the design brief set by the Head of Design.
- Sending out print packs, colour standards and artworks to suppliers in line with the critical path.
- Developing prints into commercial repeat sizes, managing bought artworks and creating hand drawn and painted artworks as necessary.
- Assisting with print updates/artwork send outs following range review meetings and trade add ins.
- Visiting exhibitions and shows for seasonal inspiration and managing the in-house print archive.
We are looking for a Print Designer who can demonstrate relevant commercial experience working with a print studio, supplier or another fashion/retail business in a similar role. Experience in Occasionwear design placement is key in this role. We will need you to have excellent knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to develop and create CAD prints, placements, stripes and embroidery. Strong communication skills with an appetite to embrace a blended approach of working across our Hobbs brand is also important, as is a great sense of colour.
Hobbs London is a luxury women’s fashion brand, showcasing timeless British style and expert craftsmanship. Since our first shop opened in Hampstead, London in 1981, Hobbs has grown from a small yet sought-after shoes label to a global brand synonymous with the best of British design.
Season after season, each Hobbs collection embodies the multifaced nature of our modern woman – we pride ourselves on crafting pieces she loves to wear. Tailored to be feminine, you’ll find everyday polish alongside standout event dressing.
Since becoming part of TFG London in 2017, a listed retail conglomerate owning Phase Eight, Hobbs London & Whistles in the UK, we have seen growth and development prospects across the business.
TFG London Inclusion and Diversity statement of commitment:
At TFG London and across all our brands we are committed to creating an inclusive culture that welcomes, develops and celebrates a diversity of backgrounds, experiences, cultural references and ideas and opinions within our business.
We are working together to ensure our environment is one where difference is not only respected but encouraged and celebrated and people can bring their authentic, unique selves to work, where their contribution is valued, ability enhanced, and perspective appreciated.
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