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Freelance Illustrator

Listing ID: 324516

Freelance Illustrator

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: MENG
Location: Chelsea Harbour, South West London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @MengLondon
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 15 hours
About: Meng is a contemporary fashion brand producing luxury womenswear, accessories and homeware. We design original prints, inspired by our desire to create wearable art, and work with high quality, natural fabrics for a feminine and sophisticated aesthetic. Meng was founded in London in 2013 following almost 20 years’ experience in the fashion industry. Initially launching with loungewear, beachwear and cushions, these are now stocked in some of the most prestigious department stores and boutiques around the world including Harrods, Selfridges and Neiman Marcus. Meng now also incorporates women’s ready-to-wear and accessories.

Due to the fast expansion and rapid growth of our brand, we are currently recruiting for a number of positions, one being a talented and experienced Illustrator to work on the designs for our womenswear & homeware collections as well as our look books and marketing material. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an entrepreneurial team in the luxury goods sector. The role will involve working closely with the Creative Director and other team members to build ranges seasonally from concept to production.

Our design style is intricate, elegant and sophisticated so the ability to adapt to meet our look is important. A versatile print aesthetic and ability to respond to different design briefs is required, together with a fresh and forward thinking perspective of design. The potential candidate should be technically experienced in printing on a variety of silk fabrics and have a successful track record in the areas of print design and graphics within reputable brands.

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong hand drawing skills and understanding of composition are essential
  • Excellent sense of design and a clear understanding of colour theory is also important
  • Good fashion knowledge and an eye for trends with experience in the fashion sector would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Adobe suite skills are a must; with the ability to use Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign to a high standard
  • Good understanding and knowledge of fabric qualities and material is necessary
  • Ability to respond to any brief and adapt their handwriting to suit the style required
  • Strong and unique handwriting that can be recognised but adapted to our brand style is essential
  • Strong design portfolio as well as previous work examples on presenting fashion and homeware collections for marketing material
  • Fine art background is preferable
  • Good communicator and team member with entrepreneurial and business awareness

Application:

Please submit your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you believe you are suitable for the role.

Please note, due to the high number of applications expected, only successful candidates will be contacted.


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Applicant Requirements

The recruiter would like you to confirm you meet the following requirements before your application can be sent. Please tick the following boxes to confirm you meet the requirements of the role. These requirements do need to be confirmed in order for your application to be sent

Strong hand drawing skills and understanding of composition are essential *

Excellent sense of design and a clear understanding of colour theory is also important *

Strong and unique handwriting that can be recognised but adapted to our brand style is essential *

Strong design portfolio as well as previous work examples on presenting fashion and homeware collections for marketing material *

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