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we need a textile designer!

Oh Joy Textile Designer

It's been said that if you work at the Oh Joy office, you get pregnant within seconds! Ha. We're having a baby boom over here, and my designer, Angie, will be going on maternity leave in a few weeks. I thought I could do her job AND my job while she's away. But then I realized I was being a crazy person. So, I am looking for a talented textile designer to help fill-in while Angie is on maternity leave. This is a great chance to work at our studio, build your portfolio, and get to be part of designing a bunch of Oh Joy products for upcoming collections! You can see a sampling above of the work that you'd get to do!

FREELANCE TEXTILE DESIGNER
Duties include:
-Working with Joy on design/production of Oh Joy products
-Creating and designing original patterns and illustrations
-Putting patterns into repeat for production
-Drawing CADs
-Graphic design for promotional materials

Qualifications:
-Ability to take art direction and translate that into designs, patterns, and illustrations (both hand-drawn and digitally-drawn)
-Ability to draw 2D CADs in illustrator
-A love of fashion, home decor, and children
-Resourceful, efficient, strong multi-tasker, organized, punctual, excellent attention to detail
-Enthusiastic, go-getter attitude, and exemplary work ethic
-Consistent availability
-Graphic design skills with advanced knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator

You must have prior experience (sorry, no entry-level candidates for this position). This is a paid, temporary, part-time (2-3 days per week) freelance position to run approximately from late October to December. Exact pay will be based on experience. You must live in the Los Angeles area and have transportation to get to our studio in Hollywood.

In order to apply, please download and fill out this application, then email it to: [email protected] with the directions noted on the application. 

Label the subject of the email with: “OH JOY TEXTILE DESIGNER”. We are accepting applications now and reviewing them by Friday, October 2nd. If you or anyone you know fits the bill, we would love to hear from you!

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