OVERVIEW:
As a Colourist, you should be passionate about colour to drive forward consistency in the lines whilst assuring that fabrics are signed off on time for production. You will be working in a fast moving environment with highly motivated individuals. You will be responsible for colour from beginning to end, encompassing fabrics, trims and packaging.
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
Work with HQ colour team to ensure lab dip process and calendar remains on time
Support Colour Manager in UK office in collaboration with Mills during preliminary colour evaluation (risk assessment of material / colour combinations)
Provide reviews / executive summery to the Material teams quarterly on all supply chain partners lab dip submissions
Work directly with Mills to evaluate facilities, equipment and processes in order to maximise efficiency and ensure “right first time” can be achieved
Review / assess lab dips / bulk to ensure on time commercialisation
Monitor progress. submit achievability issues to UK office for review and final decision making
Support HK merchandising / technology team in colour evaluations 
Operate the log of Style / Materials for colour management. This will be replaced by PLM
Implement and execute colour systems/processes (i.e. digital colour management)
Key stakeholder in managing critical path on all aspects
 
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in similar position in textile industry
  • Textile design / technology background
  • Understanding of colours and colour matching process
  • Digital colour and PLM experience
  • Good understanding of dyeing and finishing
  • Munsell 100 – superior colour vision
  • High attention to detail
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • The ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Collaborative and team oriented
  • Knowledge of chemicals and dyestuffs
  • Previous experience at a global brand
  • Experience in working with the Far East