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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:24 AM

Requisition Number: WE:6177
Area of Interest: Product Development : Design
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full:time
JOB DESCRIPTION
Print Designer : West Elm
Our Company
Founded in 1956, Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high:quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams:Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams:Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully:designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. Weve seen some big changes since our first brick:and:mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasnt changed is our passion for high:quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, were a multi:brand, multi:channel, global enterprise supported by state:of:the:art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing : and were always looking for new energy and ideas.
Who we are
Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of
our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right
above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast:paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and
giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard:working individuals who
enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a
global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.
Essential Functions
* Create original woven designs based on seasonal concepts/trends.
* Weave original swatches.
* Develop original designs into product for window and upholstery categories.
* Create presentation boards.
* Present products and concepts to design and merchandising teams.
* Communicate ideas clearly and effectively.
* Identify ideas to be developed.
* Develop colorways.
* Fabric development.
* Gather market research .
You...
* Love to work collaboratively in a group, you have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team.
* Are driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead.
* Are a true business owner; comfortable with decision making and calculated risk taking for the benefit of your business
* Think innovation is critical in a business environment and support others in creative thinking
* Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details
* Naturally challenge yourself and others to grow
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications
* Minimum 5 years product design experience.
* Experience in residential and contract upholstery a plus.
* Degree in Textile Design or equivalent experience.
* Design Skills, Creative and Inspirational thinker, Deadline driven.
* Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
* Must be able to weave.
* Strong color sense
* Excellent communication skills
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
*LI:CM
Personal Competencies
Global Business Acumen :: Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.
Strategic and Analytical Capability :: Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.
Leading Teams :: Attracts, develops and motive

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• Location: Brooklyn

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