Burmatex Contract Carpet Tile Designer positions:

Trainee Designer (graduate or equivalent)

Experienced Designer

We are expanding our design team and are looking for flexible and enthusiastic team players, ideally with an understanding of textile or tufted carpet design. A passionate interest in design is essential, as well as the ability to communicate ideas with confidence, personality and enthusiasm.

There are varied roles available – from graduate or equivalent, to more experienced design positions – with the prospect of being involved in the creation of new product ranges from concept to launch

Below is an overview of what is entailed in both roles; we appreciate that some will be more relevant to your experience than others, depending on the position you are applying for.


  • Range design
  • Creating flooring design schemes from customer/your own brief
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Product development, from concept to launch
  • Planning studio photography shoots
  • Visiting trade shows and exhibitions
  • Opportunities to travel abroad
  • Inter-departmental meetings

Skills required

  • Enthusiastic and personable communication and presentation skills
  • Relevant design degree, or equivalent commercial experience
  • Adobe photoshop and/or Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office package
  • Excellent time management
  • Use of research techniques to follow current and future design and colour trends
  • Knowledge of the commercial interior market

Desirable skills

  • Nedgraphics design package, or equivalent design software
  • Experience with SketchUp design package
  • Social media competency
  • Familiar and comfortable with working in a manufacturing environment

The Benefits of working within our Design Team

  • Competitive Salary dependent on experience
  • Free onsite Parking
  • 22 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Working for a career orientated company

Job type; Full time, permanent

Please submit your CV and digital portfolio, along with a covering letter stating which position you are applying for, to:

Application deadline; 4th December 2018

Interviews will be taking place week commencing 10th December 2018


burmatex® is constantly looking to expand our skilled team.

If you want to work for us please send your application by way of a CV and covering letter either by post to Recruitment, AIREA plc, Victoria Mills, The Green, Ossett, WF5 0AN or by email to