VACANCY – TRAINEE DESIGN CAD OPERATOR

JOB TITLE – TRAINEE DESIGN CAD OPERATOR
REPORTS TO – Studio & Engraving Supervisor
LOCATION – Standfast & Barracks / Lancaster
DEPARTMENT– Design
SCOPE OF JOB – To learn the functions of the separation process and create print ready files to customer spec

PURPOSE – To create print ready files, working to customer specifications, through the use of design
layout, colour separation and colouration.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Producing design layouts and repeats to customer specifications, ensuring that correct repeat sizes are used for
the chosen print method
• Hand drawn colour separations, combined with CAD knowledge, to create high quality colour separations
• Working with colouration software to create beautiful colourways and colour match exactly to customer colour briefs
• Working within a large and varied department where clear communication and team work are key
• Keeping detailed and clear notes to ensure a comprehensive history for all work undertaken

MEASURES OF SUCCESS

• Working to a high standard, meeting or exceeding customer’s requirements
• Planning workload to meet customer deadlines

CONNECTING WITH OTHERS
• Good communication skills, working within a team and with customers

QUALIFICATIONS
• Level 3 or above in art or textiles
• Grade C at GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
• A strong portfolio of artwork, particularly hand drawings, digital CAD work and colour work such as mood boards, paintings or colour stories
• A good technical understanding of repeats and dimension is required
• Accurate and fine attention to detail
• A strong drawing ability
• A keen interest and passion for textile printing
• Good organisational skills
• Good computer literacy: PC essential, MAC not essential but useful

BEHAVIOURS
Self-motivated, able to manage own workload, ability to work within a team & take direction from senior members

Hours: 37.5/wk, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm
Holidays: 27 pa plus bank holidays pro rata

Applications in writing, including CV, to jobs@standfast-barracks.com

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