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Freelance Print Designer

Freelance Print Designer 

Job Description

Working closely in collaboration with our full time designer and founders to research, design and develop all over and placement prints for upcoming Desmond & Dempsey design commissions. 


    • Design innovative prints in response to seasonal briefs and client commissions
    • Initiate research for upcoming collections in collaboration with design team and founders.
    • Design printed artwork for upcoming Desmond & Dempsey collections and private commissions.
    • Liaise with suppliers and Product Development to ensure all print technical information and design requirements are met.
    • Rework prints for use across website, packaging where necessary

Essential experience and skills required:

    • Desmond & Dempsey Hand Paint their prints, therefore illustration and painting experience is essential
    • Educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 degree in Textile, Graphic Design, illustration or related subject OR possess equivalent practical industry experience. Emphasis on the OR. Willingness to learn and attitude trumps experience 
    • Advanced user of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft Office suite
    • Proven experience developing printed artwork and all over repeats for fashion.
    • Awareness of print trends within current luxury womenswear and menswear market
    • Able to work simultaneously on multiple design projects
    • Capable of designing to brief

About you:

    • Love working in a small team
    • Buckets of initiative
    • Energetic and passionate about what you do, eager to learn (and happy to teach)
    • Ability to think creatively
    • Excellent illustration / painting skills
    • Self motivated and self starting - this is a startup environment and applicants must be comfortable working with less structure than typical
    • Excellent communication skills; able to liaise effectively and build relationships 
    • Adept planning, prioritising and organising working to strict deadlines and often quick turnaround times
    • Good listener and comfortable to contribute and put forward additional ideas

Interested? We'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch with us at


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