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Home and Accessories Designer (On site in Westport, CT)

Job title: Home and Accessories Designer (On site in Westport, CT)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Westport
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Salary: 30-45hr DOE
Reference: 441486
Contact name: Amelia Bitton

Job description

Overview: This role is on site in Westport, Connecticut three times a week.

  • Develop, execute and follow-up on design concepts for Home Goods ranging from fabric, pillows, wallpaper, blankets to home accessories and paper goods
  • Translate seasonal inspiration and original art works into fully articulated line based on merchandizing and creative direction
  • Prepare graphic files and color separations for screen prints so art is “print ready” when sent to the vendors
  • Design and research line elements as required and/or assist in creating, updating and designing as required for sales tools and presentation aids
  • Work closely with Merchandising, Production, Sales and Brand Management teams to conceptualize and launch seasonal lines
  • Communicate directly with vendors to ensure that the ideas are converted into products in a timely manner
  • Manage and oversee the design process to ensure that lines are meeting the style plans, sales needs and emerging trends
  • Ensure accuracy and adherence of line sheets for production logs and content creation
  • Excellent Photoshop/Illustrator and technical graphic design skills including but not limited to: clean working techniques, file organization and file management
  • Strong attention to detail with organized communication skills •
  • Ability to set up design tech packs completed with information for vendors, including a sketch, design callouts, detail sketches, graphics, and/or prints
  • Good presentation skills, both verbally and visually, with capability to execute cohesive and clean graphic files according to vendor specifications
  • Knowledge of printing techniques and execution of artworks on various products
  • Experience In working with acrylic and textile products is preferred Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Ideal Candidate is: Creative Lover of art Problem solver Self-starter Resourceful Excellent communication skills Strong organizational skills, both digitally on dropbox as well as in physical binders Strong working relationships with cross-functional teams
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