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Textile Designer CV Template + Tips and Download

Tip: Use the Textile Designer CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Kyla Scott

65 Holiday Road
Burnley
BK6 6EB
Mob: 079 4577 6783       Email: kyla.s@live.co.uk

Personal profile statement

I am a creative, motivated and multi-faceted Textile Designer with a keen eye for detail and a huge passion for working with fabric materials, colours, textures and patterns. I have always been interested in the fashion and garments industry ever since I was a child playing dress-up and I would love to play my part in contributing to this ever-growing industry and make a real difference.

Achievements

  • Graduated with a First Class (Hons) in Textile Design
  • Designed Leavers Hoodies to commemorate school graduation

Education

2010 – 2014BA (Hons) Textile Design B’ham City UniversityGrade achieved: [1st]

Relevant Modules:

  • Textiles in Contemporary Context
  • Fabric Concepts
  • Trends and Developments
  • Design & Business
  • Communication Skills in the Workplace

2008 – 2010
Results: English: A Maths: B Design & Textiles: A
A LevelsBracknell College
2003 – 2008
Results: 8 GCSEs at Grades: A-B
GCSEsBracknell School

Work experience

Jan 2016 – PresentTextile Designer         Superdry

Main duties performed:

  • Creating and amending textile designs using Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Producing initial sketches on the computer using CAD software
  • Brainstorming ideas with managers, marketers and fellow designers on forthcoming season selections and design collections
  • Discussing with other colleagues, especially Textile Operatives, regarding the feasibility and practicality of designs
  • Meeting regularly with clients and based on feedback modifying preliminary designs until they meet the user requirements
  • Embroidery by hand and machine
  • Sewing, knitting, dying and weaving different fabrics and materials
  • Carrying out market research to discover new retail and wholesale opportunities
  • Presenting new design concepts, mood boards and fabric qualities to clients
  • Creating design concepts for upholstery, wallpaper and bedding
  • Creating multiple colourways for all textile prints
  • Designing garments for the masculine, feminine and children markets
  • Attending exhibitions, fairs and shows on behalf of the organisation
  • Liaising with the internal product development team and overseas suppliers and manufacturers to ensure that the products are printed and manufactured correctly
  • Performing minor graphics design duties on brochures and catalogues

Sept 2014 – Dec 2015 Retail Assistant           Fox Apparel

Main duties performed:

  • Greeting walk-in customers
  • Answering questions and advising customers regarding their potential purchases
  • Assisting in periodic stock checks
  • Recording customer orders placed over the phone
  • Monitoring stock levels and ordering in more when they fell below a pre-determined level on the system
  • Operating the till and taking payments
  • Performing general maintenance and cleaning duties around the shop

Qualifications

  • Level 2 Fashion Business & Retail (2016)
  • AutoCAD certified (2012)
  • Adobe Creative Suite certified (2012)

Skills

  • Attention to detail: Good at focusing on even the tiniest of details of a job, especially when working on designs with intricate details and patterns.
  • IT skills: Fully conversant and accredited with Photoshop, Illustrator and AutoCAD programs and having working knowledge of the MS Office suite.
  • Creative Skills: Adept at thinking outside the box in order to come up with innovative and creative designs that stand out and are appealing to customers.
  • Presentation skills: Confident at pitching my ideas and designs to senior management, internal designers and external fashion agencies.

Hobbies and interests

I enjoy my weekly snooker sessions with my university friends and watching reality shows and documentaries on TV. In addition, I also attend fashion shows to explore new themes in textile design and network with like-minded people.

References

Mr Ian Springer
Senior Textile Designer, Superdry
Address: 4 Cold Rd, Clay, CA8 1YT
Tel: 0784 6732 6799
Email: ian.s@live.co.uk
Mr Sebastian Roberts
Manager, Fox Apparel
Address: 7 Victoria Rd, Leeds, L50 8FE
Tel: 0780 3455 6786
Email: sebastian.r@gmail.com

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Tips

  • Work experience: Securing a job in the Arts, Design and Fashion industries has become really competitive in the past decade and hence it’s vital that you make sure that your CV stands out for all the good reasons. The main thing any prospective employer will look for is your past work experience in the field. It is, therefore, recommended that you include any previous employment, voluntary work or even relevant hobbies on your CV to give your CV that extra edge which you will desperately need in order to secure a job interview.

Good Luck!

textile-designer

OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £15.000 – £20.000
  • ENTRY
    Relevant Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    38+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Design Skills
    Producing excellent designs that meet user requirements
  • Computing Skills
    Ability to use a computer effectively for designing purposes
  • Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate and interact with others
  • Attention to Detail
    Ensuring that no “small details” are overlooked
  • Creativity
    Coming up with novel and unique ideas
  • Precision
    The ability to take  exact and accurate measurements and working with them accordingly

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