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Romo Textile Designer - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield


Salary dependent on experience


Are you an experienced textile designer looking for a new opportunity to work in a market leading textile business?


An exciting opportunity to work for Romo, a leading textile & wallcovering brand at The Romo Group is currently open. We are looking for anexperienced Textile Designerwith exceptional talent and creativityto join our family run business. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and busy design studio working alongside a team of designers on a variety of tasks.
Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. Romo is the company's signature brand with a style defined by lively, contemporary prints, decorative weaves and imaginative wallcoverings. For more details on our brand please visit: www.romo.com


Main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Actively researching into trends and colours
  • Creating original designs for a variety of applications
  • Collaborating with colleagues focusing on colouring and design development
  • Liaising with suppliers to provide feedback on trials and developments throughout the design process
  • Visiting the printers to help oversee production

To be successful in this role The Romo Group are seeking candidates who are highly creative and innovative. Candidates must beeducated to a degree level in textile design. They will possessexceptional drawing and design skillswith a strong knowledge and previous experience ofCAD, and will have an excellent sense of colour and a goodunderstanding of printing and weaving techniques. Proven experience in the textile industry is essential.
Candidates will also need to demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team, have flexibility with their work approach and demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills.


If you believe you have the skills and experience that match this role pleasesubmit an up to date CV and covering letterdemonstrating your experience and interest in the role. In addition, to support your application, we would also require you to submit recent examples of your work. Please send these directly to recruitment@romo.com

Black Edition Senior Textile Designer - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield


Salary dependent on experience


Part of The Romo Group, Black Edition, is a leading design house in the textiles and wallcoverings industry. Family run since 1902, The Romo Group now has six established brands, all with their own unique character and style, that specialise in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. Since launching in 2013, the Black Edition brand has continued to forge its own identify creating designs with a distinctive, edgy style and characteristic colour palette for the luxury interiors market. For more information on our brand please visit: www.blackedition.com


We have an exciting opportunity for anexperienced Textile Designerwithexceptional talent and creativityto join our dynamic and busy Black Edition design studio to work alongside a team of designers on a variety of tasks.
Main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Creating original, unique designs for a variety of applications.
  • Actively researching into design and colour trends.
  • Interpreting trends appropriately for the brand.
  • Working proactively with all members of design, buying and production teams, supporting and developing business relationships to ensure successful results at all levels of the product journey.
  • Liaising with suppliers to provide feedback on trials and developments throughout the design and production process.
  • Visiting suppliers to assist in overseeing fabric and wallcoverings production.


Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Textile Designer in a commercial setting.
  • A high achieving degree in Textile Design or similar qualification.
  • Be a dedicated, passionate and industrious designer with an aspirational taste level to meet the complexity of this role.
  • Good knowledge of all aspects of the commercial fabric printing and production process including digital, rotary and flat bed.
  • A strong knowledge and previous experience of CAD.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work closely with all members of the design team and with other relevant departments.
  • Be flexible and practical with task management and with an ability to work under pressure and within time scales.
  • Exceptional organisation skills.
  • A sound understanding of Intellectual Property rights and all aspects of copyright related to design.


The successful candidate will help oversee and create exclusive designs that meet the ethos of the Black Edition brand and should display an affinity with and understanding of the brand. Working with the design team and working in collaboration with the Brand Director and other senior members, external suppliers, and internal departments to deliver quality fabrics and wallcoverings to be launched into the international market.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match this role please submit anup to date CVandcovering letterdemonstrating your experience and interest in the role. In addition, to support your application, we would also require you to submitrecent examples of your work. Please send these directly torecruitment@romo.com