Job Listing Detail

Furniture Designer

Location: NJ, not commuting distance from NYC
Date: 4/25/2018

This leading retailer has a strong Brick & Mortar business as well as Dot Com business. They continue to grow in a challenging environment. They offer a competitive salary and bonus along with room for advancement. Full benefits and strong relocation package.

• Conceptualize and create new product designs and design improvements within time and budget
• Work closely with product managers to define product requirements
• Stay current on market and design trends including regular trend reports and presentations
• Participate in innovation planning
• Attend trade shows to represent the company and perform industry research
• Suggest and select materials, components and construction to ensure product performance
• Hold design reviews to further refine concepts and move to prototype and production phases
• Communicate regularly with overseas manufacturing teams, product managers, and sales team
• Travel to customers and Asia as needed
• The candidate must be self-motivated and comfortable working in a face-paced environment independently and within a team. This person must be capable of working on several distinct projects simultaneously

Essential Functions
• This successful candidate must be a creative and inspirational thinker with a passion for developing unique and distinctive artwork
• Communicate in a clear fashion and articulate an enticing vision for print direction
• Design and select original artwork/repeats based on seasonal trend direction
• Collaborate and interact effectively with design, product development and merchants to build and maintain productive customer service and associate work relationships
• Manage project schedules successfully within specific deadlines in a quick-turn environment
• Develop and manage an organized print archive
• Work closely with vendors to address technical issues as they arise

• Bachelor of Arts preferred, along with 5-7 years of related work experience
• In depth knowledge of CAD systems/software/printers
• Global expertise of print and textile designs, color matching and creating colorways
• Advanced art skills, including drawing and painting, in a variety of techniques, styles and subject matter
• Highly detail-oriented and organized
• Deadline-driven with a strong sense of priority and follow-through

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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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

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  • Melissa Rush

    Senior Executive Recruiter

  • Ashley Higginbotham

    Senior Executive Recruiter

  • Kimber McFadden
    General Manager,
    Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles

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