Katie Stagles

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Katie Stagles

Freelance Senior Print Designer

Current Location

London, UK

Katie is available for work

A collaborative and innovative design manager with 20 years experience in print design, leading projects and delivering campaigns for top brands such as Matthew Williamson, Ted Baker and Jasper Conran. Comfortable leading a team, alongside designing original print artworks. With a special interest in reworking vintage inspiration for contemporary application. Additional expertise in trend and colour, for both domestic and international markets. Specialist areas include women's accessories, swimwear, womenswear, lingerie, nightwear, stationery and gifts. An excellent knowledge of print techniques and print production, gained from working directly with manufacturing factories, rather than through suppliers, and an Adobe expert in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

  • Brands Katie has worked with
    • Freelance
    • Debenhams
    • A.Fulton Company Ltd.
Work Preference
Location Preference

To be discussed

Work Pattern

Open to Part-time work

Employment Preference
  • Freelance Assignments
  • Hourly Consulting
Experience

Freelance Senior Print Designer

Freelance

Jun 2020 - Present

Freelance print designer - designing print artworks, digitising vintage artworks, preparing detailed specifications for the print manufacturer.
I currently freelance for Jasper Conran.

Design Manager - Printed Textiles - Swimwear, Accessories, Lingerie and Sleepwear

Debenhams

Dec 2013 - Jun 2020

I led my team of 7 print designers, to design across 7 product departments, on 1200+ prints per year, collaborating with 11 Internationally acclaimed Designers at the same time as designing collection...

Senior Designer - Printed Textiles - Swimwear, Accessories, Lingerie and Sleepwear

Debenhams

Jun 2011 - Dec 2013

Established Designer - Printed Textiles - Swimwear, Accessories, Lingerie and Sleepwear

Debenhams

Jul 2008 - Jun 2011

Designer - Printed Textiles - Swimwear, Accessories, Lingerie and Sleepwear

Debenhams

Jul 2006 - Jul 2008

  • Print Design

    (Advanced)

  • Adobe Creative Suite

    (Advanced)

  • Trend Analysis

    (Advanced)

  • Colour Matching

    (Advanced)

  • People Management

    (Advanced)

  • Mood Boards

    (Advanced)

English

Fluent

Central Saint Martins

Master of Arts

Textile Futures

1999 to 2001

Birmingham City University

Bachelor of Arts

Fine Art Painting

1992 to 1995

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