Nordstrom Senior Textile Print Designer - Young Customer (NPG Creative Studio) in Seattle, Washington

Nordstrom is a fashion specialty retailer founded on a simple idea: offer each customer the best possible service, quality, value and selection. We are looking for a talented, ambitious individual to create original print designs and artwork for a Brand or Division.

At Nordstrom, providing great customer service goes beyond the selling floor. It takes a team of individuals with a variety of talents and skills to continuously improve service and our results. At our Seattle Headquarters, we work in partnership with other areas of the Company to support our frontline salespeople and customers. When you join Nordstrom, you are welcomed into a family dedicated to creating memorable and rewarding shopping experiences for our customers.

The senior textile print designer ensures overall print designs created meet the needs of the brand and target customer. The ideal candidate has the ability to design exclusive prints, render and reproduce existing artwork, and understands the brand's target customer.

Responsibilities

Create new, original print and pattern designs for target market

  • Re-render styles and create repeats with limited information

  • Present and communicate visually to team patterns and color concepts

  • Deliver results within budget expectations and understand financial impact of decisions

  • Conduct research to support print design and color pattern direction

  • Research and report on industry print and art related trend direction, color direction, and technique innovations

  • Communicate with manufacturers on print execution, and approve strike offs and knitdowns for print and pattern

  • Research, develop and present original print ideas for print and pattern

  • Oversee print and artwork library for each season

Qualifications

  • Minimum 7 years in Fashion industry designing original print artwork

  • Must be able to hand render artwork

  • Strong knowledge of historical art and textile influences

  • Understanding of current trends and styles in fashion industry and apparel print design; knowledge of historical art and textile influences

  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • Expert understanding of print design and application into apparel end-use

  • Knowledge of copyright registration and trademark infringement laws in regards to designing original art and utilizing purchased artwork for apparel manufacturing

  • Must be able to submit sketchbook or examples of original artwork displaying high degree of creativity and talent

Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across the country. We're proud to be named to/Fortuneā„¢/magazine's list of '100 Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver exceptional service to customers.

As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/vision and dental coverage, a generous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(K) savings and profit sharing plan and much more.

/We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment./

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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Job: *Nordstrom Product Group (NPG)

Title: Senior Textile Print Designer - Young Customer (NPG Creative Studio)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Requisition ID: 271246