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Thank you for your interest in joining the Marlborough Tiles team.

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our small but passionate team.

If you have a particular affinity with who we are and what we stand for, we would love to hear from you at In your email, please tell us a little bit about yourself, your ideal role, and how you think you could make a positive difference at Marlborough Tiles.

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Artist - Hand Painter

At Marlborough Tiles, a tile is where science meets art. A company of makers, artists, technicians and designers, we are leaders in contemporary tiles – pioneering new colours, new shapes, new techniques and new concepts for Britain’s finest homes.

We specialise in the Majolica technique where we paint on the raw glaze and are looking for a hand painter to join our highly skilled team. You will need to have a creative flair and imagination and of course a talent for painting! Most importantly you will need excellent observation skills and attention to detail.


  • Initially understudy our talented hand painters in the majolica technique
  • Learn all aspects of hand painting bespoke tiles from our library of designs
  • Become proficient in bespoke layout drawing – Create bespoke layouts to scale for customers and liaise directly with them
  • Assist the production team in sorting tiles from the kiln and feeding the line
  • Learn how to top edge glaze, hand spray, tube line, screen print


On completion of a successful training period work as a team of 3 under the lead hand painter to:-

  • Hand Paint tiles to order from our library of designs
  • Tube line, hand spray, glaze edges and screen print
  • Produce layout designs collaborating internally and externally
  • Support and contribute new hand painted product development
  • Assist when required in aspects of production


  • Have a can-do attitude and a desire to get stuck in
  • Good degree of self-motivation and are a team player
  • Excellent copy artist with the ability to self-correct
  • Enjoy being practical
  • Good level of numeracy and IT skills – Microsoft Office 365
  • Passion for design, trends, colour and ceramics


  • Ideally full time (Part-time/Flexible working would be considered)
  • 20 days holiday increasing for long service + bank holidays
  • Pension contributions
  • Staff discount on own brand product
  • A creative working environment with the potential to work with leading interior designers and partner brands

To apply, please send your CV, some examples of projects you have worked on and a covering letter telling us why you’re perfect for the role to

“An excellent product and superb service. Many thanks to Grace and Jamie from Marlborough”

Nick Lester, customer

“Handmade tiles with wonderful glazes; the craftsmanship, the beauty and the customer service.”

Ephia Yasmin, customer

“Always visionary and ahead of the times from the outset.”

Ben Spriggs, Editor-in-Chief, Elle Decoration

“Your service is outstanding and everyone is stunned by the result. I could not be more delighted.”

Pat Jones, customer

“Marlborough are a trusted collaborator to design unique tile collections which delight our customers”

Rebecca Malon, Head of Design and Product Development Neptune

“Over 20 years, our brand has relied on Marlborough for specialist colour and glaze development.”

Colin Roby-Welford, MD of Fired Earth
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