The House of Scalamandré is looking for an in-house Junior Web and Print Designer/Production Assistant in our New York City, NY location to work on projects in a fun and fast-paced environment.
We aim to create beautiful user experiences with constant captivating branding. You will work closely with our Director of Marketing, Senior Textile/Wallcovering Designers, and Social Media Manager to produce our catalogs, print collateral, bi-weekly blasts, and website posts while maintaining existing layouts and developing new ones. You will help ensure campaigns and collateral are visually compelling across channels, consistent with the brand aesthetic, and functional for our customers. You will keep up with best practices for print and online design, maintaining knowledge of competitive sites and ideas. Knowledge of print design, production, email marketing standards, and basic HTML is essential. Strong organizational skills and the ability to keep up with multiple deadlines are requiredResponsibilities:
- Be able to develop concepts and designs based on brand standards.
- Handle multiple projects and work quickly in a deadline-driven environment, without sacrificing quality.
- Take direction from, and partner with, other members of the Creative team and Studio, from the Marketing Director to the Textile/Wallcovering Designers to the Copywriter.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams at all levels of the company (eg, Marketing, Merchandising, IT Department, and E-commerce).
- Stay on top of industry trends (general marketing trends as well as home décor marketing trends) and share them with the team.
- Learn the needs of the business and influence what we do.
As a legendary American luxury brand, Scalamandré’s mission is to inspire interior designers with beautiful decorative textiles, wallcoverings, trimmings, and furniture of the highest quality. Scalamandré’s commitment to the art and craftsmanship of its products has been the company’s hallmark, and its clear sense of integrity has produced a rich heritage of uncompromising quality and excellence.Long a destination for connoisseurs of classic design, Scalamandré’s legacy began over eighty-five years ago when Franco Scalamandré began producing silk reproduction textiles for historic properties. For many decades, the Scalamandré weaving in New York City manufactured the finest, most luxurious, and exquisitely crafted mill, based fabrics, trimmings, and wallpapers for the best-dressed interiors in America. Scalamandré continues to showcase its iconic designs today, as well as exciting new introductions that reflect the most current design and color trends in modern interiors.Throughout its history and to this day, Scalamandré has been called upon by many of America’s most extraordinary properties. Historic restoration and cultural commissions number well over a thousand. Among these are The White House, the United States Capitol, United States Treasury, Monticello, Mount Vernon, Colonial Williamsburg, The Morgan Library, Wrightsman Galleries at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Isabelle Stewart Gardner Museum, Winterthur, the Mansions of Newport, Radio City Music Hall, and the Metropolitan Opera House. Additionally, Scalamandré remains the preeminent resource for America's leading designers and decorators for their most distinguished custom textile, wallpaper and trimmings projects.In early 2017, Scalamandré merged with Stark Fabric, operating under the Scalamandré name. In addition to continuing its eponymous brand, Scalamandré now adds to its family the prestigious Old World Weavers and Grey Watkins brands, as well as Boris Kroll. The company also represents many renowned international brands, such as Lelievre, Colony, and Missoni Home. There are thirteen Scalamandré to-the-trade showrooms in major metropolitan locations, including its flagship New York location. In addition, its products are distributed around the world, through sales representatives and agent showrooms.Stark Scalamandré Fabric provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
- BFA or BA in Graphic Design.
- At least 2 years of experience working in a creative environment.
- Compelling portfolio that demonstrates the ability to create great work.
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
- Must have a sophisticated sense of typography with attention to detail.
- Experience/understanding of basic HTML coding is required. (CMS / WordPress)
- Experience with Mail Chimp or similar emailing marketing platforms.
- Interest in textiles and the home décor industry is highly preferred.