WOVEN TEXTILE DESIGNER + PRODUCT EDITOR in Dallas, TX at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Description:
WOVEN TEXTILE
DESIGNER + PRODUCT EDITORFor nearly 40 years, our client has provided quality textiles and Technology Leathers™ for home, office,
hospitality and, contract designers and their clients.  The company is one of the textile industry’s
most widely recognized brands of interior products, with a focus on supplying
superior products and excellent customer service. 
 
Our client is currently seeking to complement their internal
creative design team by adding a product designer with a strong first-hand
knowledge of woven textiles and Technology Leathers™
 
POSITION: The primary role of the Designer is facilitating
the design and development of woven textiles, from the manufacturing mill to actual
product launch, as well as both the aesthetic and technical aspects of
Technology Leathers™ (primarily polyurethanes and PVC’s) with the guidance, advice and consent of the President.  Secondary position includes the “creative support
interface” with the digital department, sales division, customer success, sampling
team, marketing team, and the President.
 
SKILLS:
Understand all aspects of developing woven textiles, from
construction to finishing
Strong ability to work directly with mills and manufacturersOngoing
creative interaction with both mill and supplier sales reps
Developing
processes for ‘sourcing’ alternative products
Strong conceptual / layout talents
Talent to develop and execute color work
Skills to conduct appropriate industry
research in support of end product
Adeptness in tracking new products with
vendors and mills at all stages of initial development
Ability to get and stay organized with
multiple collections at once, from conception to launch
Offer creative input on design and marketing
projects, including preparation for and support of photography shoots
Organize and archive digital
artwork/images/patterns with Digital Team
Capacity to thrive in a rapidly changing
environment
Proactive project management 
ABILITIES:
Organized – you excel with multiple projects.  Ability to stay on top of details through
excellent time management.
Motivated – you show interest by asking great questions
and asking for more responsibility in areas and projects you’re passionate
about.
Communications – you must possess excellent communication
skills, both verbal and written, as well as a professional approach to
delivering high quality presentations.
Focus - ability to work independently and
efficiently under pressure, multi-task, follow directions, stay organized,
willingly execute revisions with a high level of accuracy.
Think - a strong knack at learning new skills and
knowledge.
Approach - a positive attitude.QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree
in Textile Design is preferred
Strong understanding of industry requirements and
technical standards for products
3-5 years’ hands-on experience with in textile
construction and design
Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator encouraged, but
not a must.
DETAILS: You will work with amazing and positive teams who make measurable
differences to the company.
 
The position requires you to work from Monday to Friday
in the Dallas office.
 
The team is dedicated to maintaining a
dynamic and inclusive work environment and prize
individual talent. 
 
Our client values diversity and inclusion and encourages all
qualified people to apply.