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Designer, Bedroom Furniture - West Elm

Date: Feb 13, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WE-13702
Area of Interest: Product Development - Design
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Design and develop inspiring and innovative bedroom furniture products to support seasonal concepts, market trends, and customer/business needs. Under the leadership of the director, own the development process for each product from sketch to approval.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Translate design briefs into inspired design content that responds to market opportunities and overarching brand design direction.
* Develop designs from initial concept through approval.

* Own the development process through daily communication with internal teams, vendors, agents, and brand partners.
* Collaborate with brand partners to create specification packages and product comments.
* Create presentation packages and product renderings.
* Present designs to internal and external teams.
* Develop designs through sketching and 3D modeling.
* Coordinate sample presentations and organize samples.
* Review, comment, and issue approvals on products.
* Maintain records of approved keep samples.

YOU...

* Are passionate about product design and interiors.
* Have exceptional organizational and communication skills.

* Love to work collaboratively in a group, and have an innate willingness to dig in and contribute with your team.
* Are driven and motivated by the possibilities ahead.
* 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.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

* Minimum 5 years professional Design experience required.
* Degree in industrial design, interior design, architecture, or equivalent experience.
* Experience with drafting, 3D modeling, and rendering a must (we use Autocad, Rhino, and Keyshot).
* Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Outlook are essential.

BENEFITS:

We offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* Competitive benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance; tax-free spending accounts; same-sex domestic partner benefits; commuter benefits; and more
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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