Wednesday, February 24, 2010


Jam Tart’s – New Designer Scheme

Passionate about design! - Jam Tart are looking to promote a graduate or designer at this years Top Drawer Autumn 2010 show.

The selected designer will have a collection of their designs produced and manufactured by the company for exhibition at this years show at Olympia in September and receive royalties on all products sold with their designs on.

Jam tart’s ‘New Designer Scheme’ aims to promote up and coming designers and raise awareness of the difficulties faced by graduates and new designers in such a diverse and competitive marketplace.

As a well known and established design company Jam Tart will offer support and guidance as well as exposure via this major London show. Furthermore the successful candidate will gain a valuable insight into the British ceramic and textile industry.

This is a unique opportunity for exceptional and creative individuals wishing to launch themselves into today’s world of design.

As a first step you will need to send a brief CV and three examples of your work (for reference only - all jpegs/psd files will be deleted on principle) to visit for all terms and conditions.

The deadline for all entries is Friday 16th April 2010.


Quitting Hollywood is the leading company for humorous greeting cards in the UK. Renowned for cutting-edge and innovative humour that pushes the boundaries, we are currently looking for highly motivated freelance designers who have an original and fun style of illustration to compliment our jokes.
Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is essential for candidates, as well as bundles of kookie ideas and great sense of humour.
Please send portfolio details and CV for the attention of the Creative Manger to:
Closing date for applications is 26th March 2010

Thursday, February 18, 2010


Artcottage Limited - International Textile Design Studio

GROW with US!
We’re a GLOBALLY renowned surface pattern studio with over 15 years of success in surface pattern design within the home furnishings sector.
We’re now looking to add to our EXPERINCED In-house design team with an EXCEPTIONAL CAD designer / colourist - experienced in NED Graphics / Delta and or AVA.
You should have a minimum of 3 years experience with either of the above programs and will be able to demonstrate your passion & flair for surface pattern!

This is a Fulltime position within our busy studio - salary negotiable, travel opportunities.

Send examples of your work along with your current CV to; Carl Hudson

please visit the art cottage blog and art cottage website

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

SENIOR DESIGNER - cardmix uk

Senior Designer
Cardmix is a small, fun and dynamic greeting card publisher based in Watford, Hertfordshire.
We are looking for a full-time senior designer/artworker with extensive experience within the card industry, who is innovative, enthusiastic and commercially aware.
Fluency in Photoshop, In Design and Illustrator are essential for this role in order to take a brief and see it through from concept to production. Tasks involved: to manipulate, re-size & re-colour existing artworks, to create and develop in-house ideas/artworks, to search for and collate imagery to brief, as well as to artwork and colour correct files.

The ability to respond to deadlines, to work both alone or as part of a team are also key.

The salary is circa £40K dependent upon experience.
Please send portfolio details and CV to :

Closing date for applications is 12th March 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

CARD DESIGNERS - london, uk

Designer Vacancy

Second Nature is a greeting card publishing company based in West London (close to Ladbroke Grove tube station). We are renowned for innovative and market leading hand finished product.

We are looking for a designer who is highly motivated and enthusiastic to join our creative team. Experience with working on both handmade and non handmade products would be an advantage. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is essential for this role and we would look favourably on a candidate who has an understanding of InDesign.
Salary AAE, full time, permanent.
Please apply in writing enclosing your CV to: Gillian Smith, Second Nature Limited, 10 Malton Road, London W10 5UP

Mock up Artist Vacancy
Within our creative team we are also seeking a full time mock up artist. Please post your CV including relevant experience to: Gillian Smith, Second Nature Limited, 10 Malton Road, London W10 5UP. Salary AAE, full time, permanent.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010


Position: stationery product designer.
Location: New York, NY

Responsible for developing and creating new stationery products for specific retail customers. Research stationery trends including paper, body styles, packaging, print and color. Responsible for the preparation all production files to factory vendor. Work with art director and head merchandiser to develop key accounts in line with season & trend.
2-3 years in stationery or paper product related industry.
Bachelors degree in surface, graphic or related design program
Knowledge of Adobe creative suite
Excellent communication skills, professional, flexible and organized.

Contact by email only:
All resumes should be sent by Feb 12th.

Monday, February 1, 2010

JOB VACANCY UK - graham & brown

Graham & Brown are a successful, privately owned company with a turnover of £100 million, who have been supplying innovative wallcoverings to leading retailers around the world for over 60 years. they currently require a
Home CAD Designer

The Purpose
Reporting to the Studio Manager the successful candidate will design and manipulate Wallart for our Home business that are commercially viable across our global markets in response to specific design & colour brief.

 To manipulate, re-size & re-colour existing artworks on CAD
 To produce CAD artwork within the time allocated by the brief & in line with the critical path
 Image searches & uploading and collating of imagery to brief
 Mock up and creation of graphics, packaging & roomsets
 Create story/mood boards for all new collections to show brand development & design/colour direction
 To produce original artworks from design concept / mood boards.
 Presentations will be the norm, as is some travelling.

The Person
 PC literacy and knowledge of Adobe photoshop , Illustrator & AVA software is essential for this role
 The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent drawing skills.
 You will have an acute sense of colour, the ability to mix and balance colours.
 The candidate will be self-motivated, detailed, creative and passionate about their work.
 Team worker but also ability to work alone
 They will have the ability to communicate ideas and design concepts to broader groups across the business
 You will possess the ability to develop ideas and produce creative solutions.

The Conditions
 The salary is circa £21K to £26K dependent upon experience
 The working hours are 40 hours per week over Monday to Friday. This role is covered by Flexi-time.
 Money Purchase Pension Scheme and life assurance.

Apply by sending CV, & quoting current salary in writing to :

Anne Hubbard, Human Resources Manager, Graham & Brown, PO Box 39, India Mill, Harwood Street, Blackburn, Lancashire. BB1 3DB, Email:

Closing date for applications is 24th February 2010


DJ Lewis is a professional design studio, established in 1992, supplying hand-painted design, archive design and CAD design to manufacturers of home textiles and wallcoverings. We are currently seeking new freelance designers to join our team. We endeavour to offer our clients commercial, exciting and inspiring designs and our focus is on quality and innovation. If you feel you would fit into our team please send your CV along with current examples from your portfolio to


greenroom, a part of clementine paper, based in santa monica, california require a
Senior Designer
We are seeking a senior designer with extensive experience creating art for consumer products. Someone who would love to work on a wide range of stationery and home office products including cards, journals, notebooks and desktop accessories for our Greenroom brand of recycled paper products.

This position involves working with patterns and colors to build compelling design collections for national retailers. You must have a great eye for color, be an expert in Adobe CS, and have a thorough knowledge of production. Illustration abilities, surface, product and traditional graphic design are all key skills used in this position.

Our ideal candidate is the best of the best in design, organized, able to respond to deadlines, and know how to work independently as well as collaboratively. A strong work ethic is essential, as well as a good attitude.

Our studio is small and fast-paced, and the work is varied and interesting for the right individual. Great opportunity for growth.

We will only consider candidates that have direct or relevant experience with stationery products, textiles, or other relevant consumer products.

We are looking for local and remote, freelance and full-time positions.
please send portfolio details and resume to :