Position Fashion Textiles Designer
Work Type Full-Time
Location Abbotsford
Specific Requirements

Established in 1986, our Melbourne-based brand Dangerfield embraces individuality and self-expression. From trad goth to cottagecore, our apparel draws inspiration from the vibrant diversity of those who proudly wear our creations every day. 

Using hand-drawn and digital artwork techniques. Your expertise in repeat and yardage prints and deep understanding of garment printing techniques, inks, and finishes will be instrumental in delivering high-quality and innovative textile designs.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have experience in the following:

  • Creating original artwork using digital, painted and hand-drawn techniques for placement, yardage and border prints 
  • Repeat and yardage print competence 
  • Understanding of garment printing techniques/inks/finishes
  • Strike off approvals and comments to suppliers
  • Preparation of print specs and scales for the supplier. 
  • Preparing artwork for production and screenprinting. 
  • An excellent creative drive so concepts can be put forth and materialised
  • Working with designers & textile team to follow print briefs & feedback.
  • An understanding of the importance of other artists' intellectual property & the ability to create unique artwork with a distinct point of difference to inspiration/briefs.
  • Contribute to print concept research, trend forecasting and creation of print mood boards.
  • Working to a seasonal timeline and critical path. 

Technical Skills:

  • High attention to detail 
  • Highly creative and innovative design skills 
  • Enjoys collaborating within a team
  • Good communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated and hardworking 
  • Able to effectively manage and meet tight deadlines 
  • Strong knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and computer-aided drawing 
  • Bachelor of Textile Design 
  • 1-2 years of industry experience

As a textile artist on our team, you will play a major role in the brand identity and representation. We are committed to fostering positive change and take on the responsibility of promoting inclusivity through our unisex styles and curve collections.

If you are interested, please apply via the link or email your cover letter and resume to ruby@factoryx.com.au and fxhr@factoryx.com.au