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Product Designer

Location: Cartersville, GA
Date: 7/5/2017

This US company is part of an international company with headquarters in Belgium. They recently built a state-of-the-art Sheet Vinyl manufacturing facility in Cartersville, GA. They started production in April 2016 and need more people to join our team! They are currently looking to hire a Product Designer.

The Product Designer is responsible for the development of new designs, colors, etc., the organization of the creation lab and the approval of final colors/designs in the lab. He/she will frequently work with the AVA software and the Roland printer.

• Position Reports To: Chief Designer in Europe and VP Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Design
• Functional Working Relationships: Sales & Marketing Team, Production, Quality
• External Relationships: Customers, suppliers
• No Direct Reports
• Responsible for the development of new designs, new colors, new products, new images
• Responsible for the Creation Lab: organization, color adjustments (transfer from Roland printer to lab sample), and archive in lab (ensure to keep standards, color patches)
• Develop work flows and processes, in consultation with the Chief Designer in Europe
• Working on AVA software and printing on Roland printer color pallets
• Responsible for approving the final color/design in lab and first time in production (start-up)
• Establish and maintain relationships with sales and clients, including follow-up communication, respecting delivery terms
• Accountable for reporting of meetings
• Maintain a thorough knowledge and stay up to date about trends and ideas in the consumer market (colors, internet, seminars, fairs, magazines). Learn about new products, quality.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field
• Minimum three (3) years of experience in design, fashion or closely related field
• Thorough knowledge of AVA software and working with Roland printer is preferred
• Eye for design and color, very creative
• Self-motivated, independent and strong communication skills
• Proficient in MS Office
• Ability to travel as needed (trade shows, fairs), mostly US but also intercontinental possible

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

 

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

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