TJX 10318-Textile Cad Designer in Massachusetts

Contract Details

Department:Product Development – Children’s

Location:Framingham, MA



Textile/CAD Designer

Job Overview:

In a team centered environment, executes original artwork for textile design for the company's private label brands. Uses various CAD programs, i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Kaledo and/or Generation Digital to design and recolor sweater knits, prints, embroideries, appliques and yarn dyes. Collaborates with the design managers and specialists to execute artwork and prioritize projects to coincide with the department's seasonal deadlines. Interfaces with the Information Technology Department and external technical support to correct systemic issues and maintain the equipment.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Uses technical and creative knowledge and ability to execute finished, CAD artwork projects based on the direction and needs of the Design Managers and Specialists. Uses resources such as

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Kaledo and Generation Digital to design and recolor sweater knits, prints/repeats and embroideries, appliques and yarn dyes. Prepares completed artwork package in a timely manner based on the product type.

  • Organizes materials and prioritizes projects based on the department's seasonal deadlines.

  • Ensures that equipment and files are updated and maintained using internal and external technical support as needed. Orders and maintains supplies for CAD equipment when needed.

  • Special projects as assigned.

Minimum job skills required to perform this job (for example: programming languages, strong interpersonal skills, computer software packages).

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Kaledo and/or Generation Digital

  • Excellent color matching skills required

  • Ability to take direction from many associates with varying communication styles.

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of sweater construction a plus.

Minimum experience required to perform this job.

  • 3-5 years of Textile CAD experience required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the apparel/fashion industry.

  • Portfolio of artwork or related design projects required.

Minimum formal education, if any, required to perform this job e.g., Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Law Degree).

  • Bachelor's degree in Apparel/Textile Design preferred or equivalent experience.