Pottery Barn Designer, Furniture - Pottery Barn in United States
Designer, Furniture - Pottery Barn
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Date: Sep 12, 2019
San Francisco, CA, US
Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.
Requisition Number: PB-16635
Area of Interest: Product Development - Design
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time
Designer, Furniture -- Potter Barn Position Summary Under the direction of the Furniture Design Director, develop big ideas, graphic concepts and furniture designs that achieve overall product strategy and merchant objectives on a seasonal basis. Manage design execution for wood and upholstered furniture, leading the product development process by working with major international home-goods manufacturers/vendors. Specific Responsibilities * Execute entire design process for a given season. * Research and develop seasonal trends, themes, concepts, color, fabric and styling and/or product form, function and manufacturing processes. * Repeatedly create furniture designs that support merchant line plans, assortment strategies, price points and overall creative direction. * Ensure product design package is complete, accurate and handed off to engineers, in-country partners and vendors. * Maintains brand "P.O.V" (Point of View) and "P.O.D" (Point of Difference) through collaboration with design peers, merchants and vendors. * Create and deliver effective, cohesive product presentations to "sell" concepts to merchants. * Communicate effectively through the design lifecycle. * Develop and manage seasonal calendars and meet all deadlines. * Use strong organizational skills and scheduling skills. * Demonstrate effective cross-functional & vendor-relations skills. * Tracks department samples and ensures all samples are approved in a timely manner.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications * Minimum 5 years of product design experience in home goods & furniture. * Demonstrates strong attention to detail with the ability to design and manage multiple projects simultaneously. * Strong sketching and ideation skills. * Solid experience communicating with international vendors. * High level of design aesthetic. * Full proficiency in Mac operating systems with skilled excellence in SketchUp, Illustrator, Photoshop, AutoCAD, and additional 3D rendering programs. About the Team * Love to work collaboratively in a group and have innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team. * Driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead. * Innovative thinking and supportive of others in creative thinking. * Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for details. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.
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