Associate Industrial Designer

JOB FUNCTION: Fashion
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: New York, NY
COMPENSATION: $90k - $100k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Onsite
POSTED: Nov 17, 2022

Our client is a leading product design, licensing and brand company specializing in growth Private Label, Licensing, Product Development and Design. They are seeking an Associate Industrial Designer for a Celebrity home brand including furniture.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$90,000 – $100,000

Position Overview:

This Associate Industrial Designer position is a team lead for a team of industrial designers focused on The Pioneer Woman Home brand at Walmart. This role does have some small category responsibilities as well. The Associate Industrial Designer is responsible for collaborating with the soft home counterpart and reports into a Design Director.

Responsibilities of the Associate Industrial Designer:

  • Collaborate with Design Director, Soft Home lead, Product Development counterparts, and sourcing partners to identify, troubleshoot and resolve product and design issues
  • Responsible for managing the day to day and category responsibilities of the team members and setting the vision for the hard home interpretation of the brand
  • Supporting business growth with PD partnership
  • Partner with peers across the team to ensure continuity for the Pioneer Woman brand
  • Clear and concise communication during presentations/reviews to Upper Management, retail partners, and suppliers
  • Diligent approach to workload, maintaining good, timely communication with internal and external teams
  • Strong ability to partner with leadership to merchandise assortment with volume driving designs as well as creating visually appealing collections
  • Develop product designs to support category strategies, price points and overall creative direction for soft home product with lead and direction from Designers and Design Director
  • Design based off of seasonal pattern and color direction given from Print and Pattern team

Qualifications for the Associate Industrial Designer:

  • 5+ years industry experience in Home categories
  • 2 years of people management experience
  • Ability to motivate and inspire a team
  • Highly Organized w/ strong attention to detail
  • Strong and organized communication skills and follow-up
  • Ability to design & create renderings via Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop etc. & create presentations in PowerPoint
  • Ability to Planogram in InDesign is a plus
  • Solidworks experience a plus

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design is required

Benefits:

  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
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Position ID: 116108