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.
To be discussed
Open to Part-time work
Freelance Senior Print Designer
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
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
Jun 2011 - Dec 2013
Established Designer - Printed Textiles - Swimwear, Accessories, Lingerie and Sleepwear
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
Designer - Printed Textiles - Swimwear, Accessories, Lingerie and Sleepwear
Jul 2006 - Jul 2008
Adobe Creative Suite
Central Saint Martins
Master of Arts
1999 to 2001
Birmingham City University
Bachelor of Arts
Fine Art Painting
1992 to 1995