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Textile/Surface Pattern Designer

  • mumbai, India
  • £6.31 - £8.30 per hour
  • 20 applications
  • Job type: Permanent, full-time
  • Date:
  • Reference: 24561449

We are looking for a new graduate and experienced designer (with a degree from the UK) to work for us in India for a minimum of 1 year (with a 2 week holiday back in the UK after 6 months) - this can be extended if you like it and we like you.

Over the last 10 years we have recruited many designers who are employed by us in the UK but actually live and work for us in India. You can talk to previous designers who have worked for us in this way to find out about their experiences before you decide to take the job. Many of them have returned to the UK and with this experience on their CV and have found excellent design jobs within the industry for example for Romo, Prestigious & Harlequin.

All that is required is that you have a degree in Surface Pattern, Weave, Embroidery or Print design with excellent drawing skills.

First interviews will take place with myself during March / Beg April and second interviews mid April.

If successful you will travel out to India to join the other UK designers who have been working for us for between several months and several years - asap after that (May/June) at a time that is convenient for all parties.

Some more info:

• We currently have 6 UK graduates working in India for us.

• They use the AVA CAD SYSTEM

• We are happy for you to use photoshop or illustrator too

• We will of course arrange and pay for all your travelling expenses including the return flights along with the Visa and Insurance.

• You will work with other UK graduates- so you have some company

• You will stay in a large 4 bedroomed high quality apartment with dining, kitchen, lounge facilities with 3 other graduates from the UK . You will have your own bedroom with an ensuite bathroom.

• You will be paid minimum wage if a new graduate - which will give you a very comfortable living in India.

• If you have more than 2 years design experience with a well known furnishing brand you could earn as much as £1500 net per month.

• You will work 6 days a week Monday - Saturday (10am - 7pm with one hour break) **sometimes when leading up to an exhibition you will be expected to work late into the evening to hit deadlines.

• You will receive the 3rd Saturday off every month as holiday as well as any Indian religious holidays.

• You will receive 20 days - paid holiday a year.

• The company will pay for an additional return flight to the UK - so you can spend your holiday in the UK if you wish.

Interested? Email me your CV with pics of your best work including drawings and paintings (especially florals) asap! Thank you.

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