Job Title: Junior Designer
Job Type: Full-time
Location: New York, NY
LHH Recruitment Solutions is seeking a talented and creative Junior Designer to join our client’s dynamic team in the home goods industry. As a Junior Designer, you will play a vital role in assisting in creating innovative and appealing textile designs for our client’s range of home goods products. This is an excellent opportunity for an entry-level designer with a passion for textiles and a keen eye for detail to gain valuable experience and contribute to the growth and success of their company.
- Collaborate closely with designers to develop design concepts and execute them into final textile designs for various home goods products, including bedding, bath, and beach, and other decorative items.
- Assist in researching and identifying emerging trends, colors, patterns, and materials relevant to the home goods industry.
- Conduct market research and competitive analysis to ensure textile designs are aligned with consumer preferences and market demands.
- Create detailed technical drawings, specifications, and colorways for textile designs using design software and traditional hand-drawing techniques.
- Participate in brainstorming sessions and design meetings to contribute fresh ideas and concepts for new product lines.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product development, production, and marketing, to ensure seamless integration of textile designs into the manufacturing and marketing processes.
- Support in the selection of suitable fabrics and materials for production, considering their quality, cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability.
- Maintain accurate design records, including sketches, specifications, and sample documentation, for future reference and archival purposes.
- Stay updated on the latest industry trends, manufacturing techniques, and technological advancements in textile design, and apply this knowledge to enhance the quality and innovation of our designs.
- Bachelor's degree in Textile Design, Fashion Design, or a related field.
- Prior experience or internships in textile design, home goods design, or a similar creative role is preferred.
- Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and CAD programs.
- Strong artistic and creative abilities with a keen eye for color, pattern, and detail.
- Solid understanding of textiles, fabric construction, printing techniques, and manufacturing processes.
- Ability to create technical drawings, specifications, repeat patterns, and colorways using both digital and traditional methods.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a team environment.
- Self-motivated and proactive approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement.
- A portfolio showcasing your design work, including textile designs, sketches, and other relevant samples, is highly desirable.
Our client is offering a competitive salary package and a stimulating work environment that encourages creativity and professional growth. Apply now and contribute your passion for textiles and design to create exceptional home goods products that inspire and delight customers.
$50,000 – 60,000 + benefits
This position is offering 4 days working onsite at their New York City office and 1 day WFH.