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28th February 2020


***Due to Coronavirus we are putting a hold on hiring at the moment, but as soon as people are back at work and in more of a normal routine we will go through all applications and contact potentially suitable candidates.***

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team! Read on to find out more and apply: 

DESIGNER (Print and Textiles) - Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a creative and organised person to join a fast-growing design business. We are a British luxury lifestyle brand known for imaginative, hand-drawn prints inspired by nature. Creations include scarves, home furnishings and accessories inspired by nature, to spark the imagination.

As our business grows, our success depends on continuing to create unique designs and exceptional products. Visually communicating to the customer and ‘sparking delight’ in everything we do is also key!

We are a small but growing business, with a fun and creative ‘start-up’ style working environment. You will be based in our studio/warehouse in Hackney, working alongside the Creative Director and marketing team.

The Role

- You will assist the Creative Director on all design projects

- This includes taking original hand-drawn artworks from the Creative Director and digitising them, producing multiple colourways, converting into repeat designs, and developing print placements

- You will work across an exciting range of product categories including home accessories, fabrics and wallpapers, luxury scarves, ceramics, gift items and more

- You will research the market, get to know our customer and come up with ideas for new product ranges

- You will research new suppliers, and work closely with existing ones, to develop new ranges and take products from inception through to final samples

- You will assist the marketing team in communicating the collections through a number of innovative methods. This includes: creating graphics, interesting visuals, generating ideas and building a strong aesthetic that reflects our brand

- You will generate original content to put out across our platforms; from social media channels, to press, and directly to customers


Is someone who has:

- 2:1 or higher degree in Textile Design, Graphic Design, or another art-related degree

- Creativity, a passion for print and an innovative approach

- A varied portfolio which showcases seamless repeat prints, a strong sense of colour, and expert digital design skills

- Experience designing for textile products and working with suppliers

- Great attention to detail and a pro-active approach to work

- Excellent time management skills

- Interest in luxury design / interiors / and a passion for the Emma J Shipley brand

Extra brownie points:

- Relationships with or knowledge of relevant suppliers

- Design experience in the luxury sector, in fashion or homeware

- Experience creating moving image and video content

Key traits you might have:

- Hard working with a positive attitude

- Problem solver with a common sense approach

- A creative eye but with excellent technical know-how

- Meticulous attention to detail

- Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

- Adept at working across multiple projects, highly motivated with the ability to plan, work and manage your own time with a high degree of independence and autonomy

- Team player with a professional and friendly attitude 

We look for people who appreciate how we do things at EJS:

- Be entrepreneurial and passionate

- Be customer-focused

- Be proactive and find or be the solution to a problem

- Be team player and get stuck in

- Take pride in what you do and the quality you deliver

- Treat people the way you would want to be treated


Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 5:30pm 

Perks: Seasonal shopping allowance plus discount on all EJS products. 


Apply with your CV and cover letter to careers@emmajshipley.com

1 comment

  • What a wonderful opportunity! That sounds like a dream job 😍 If only I still lived in London! ✌🏼 & 🦄

    Sonam Straughan on

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