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Designer, Lighting (Temp)

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Brooklyn, NY, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WE-14743
Area of Interest: Product Development - Design
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

Seeking immediate assistance in design and development of inspiring and dynamic lighting products, informed by seasonal concepts, market trends, and customer/business needs. Under the leadership of the design manager, assist with the development process for each product from initial sketch to final approval.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Assist with translating design briefs into original designs that respond to seasonal concepts, market trends, and business needs.
* Assist with design and development of portable and hardwired light fixtures from initial concept through approval.

* Create and develop designs through sketching and 3D modeling.
* Create product renderings and assemble presentations.
* Create specification packages and issue to sourcing.
* Review and prepare comments on 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.
* Pride yourself on the quality of work and are a stickler for the details.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS

* Minimum 2 years professional experience required.
* Degree in industrial design, interior design, architecture, or equivalent experience.
* Experience with drafting, 3D modeling, and rendering.
* Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Outlook are essential.

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.


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

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