Job: Botany Weaving

Botany_ wovens 1Botany Weaving Mill is a world leading manufacturer of aircraft seat fabrics, curtains and carpets based in Dublin.

There are currently two positions available:

Studio Manager for the sampling of woven jacquard designs for aircraft seating textiles and curtains and a Designer for Carpets

The candidates are to work with a growing team of designers in the studio based in Dublin within the weaving mill.

Studio Manager requirements:

  • Woven Textile Design Degree Level,
  • Self motivated, proactive approach
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team Player
  • The person must be able to work with outside processors, dyers and finishers as required to produce the relevant samples
  • Manage the sampling of client projects developed by the in-house design team, on the dedicated jacquard sample looms within the production facility.

Carpet Designer requirements:

  • Previous experience preferred but not essential.
  • Woven Textile Design Degree Level
  • Training will be offered for woven CAD systems to create designs and structures
  • Interpretation of design briefs with creative flair and attention to detail
  • A good eye for colour and appreciation of woven wool textiles
  • Self motivated, proactive approach
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team Player
  • Work with outside processors, dyers and finishers as required to produce the relevant samples
  • Work with the company design and sales teams, to create new and innovative products which meet customer expectations in terms for design, aesthetics, technical performance

Applicants:
Please send cv and portfolio (pdf format) to David Lawson
David@botanyweaving.com

Notes that may prove helpful: the studio manager position requires a strong person and is a management /organisational job. They manage the weaving, finishing and shipping for the designers. The jacquard power looms for the sampling are in the mill, these have dedicated weavers. This role is not design but is viewed by Botany as a role that can lead to design in the studio.

The carpets are designed in the studio and manufactured in Donegal. The design teams and studio manager are together in the studio which is attached to the mill.
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