Job Description

Luxury textile company seeks a talented Textile Designer to join our creative team.

We’re looking for a detail-oriented self-starter who will work collaboratively with our team as well as autonomously. This person should demonstrate a genuine passion for their own contributions and the work the ZAK+FOX team creates together. This position is full-time and based in our NYC headquarters; it is not a remote position. This person will:
• Oversee collection development on behalf of ZAK+FOX Creative Director, from initial concept through completion across printed and woven textiles, wallpapers and other products
• Develop hand-rendered designs and create original works and layouts/repeats
• Perform color reduction of artwork for production, e.g., color separations
• Communicate design and color direction to partners throughout development process, deliver production-ready assets
• Project manage collection development calendar, incorporating input from mills, tracking steps of development process and managing deadlines
• Review strike-offs and production samples for quality and color, approving or rejecting based on company standards
• Act as a liaison with the operations team to achieve effective handoffs once designs are approved and moved to production
• Manage design resource library and studio archives, both digital and physical
• Assist with other graphic work when necessary

• 3-5 years textile design experience
• Illustrative hand that can render in a multitude of styles and techniques
• Comprehensive understanding of weaving in addition to printing and embroidery processes
• Sophisticated aesthetic and ability to quickly learn the ZAK+FOX brand/look
• Passion for home textiles
• Deadline-driven and comfortable with project management
• Expert-level proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Professional demeanor through all forms of communication
• Ability to collaborate – we like teamwork

Please send cover letter, resume and link to portfolio to Phone calls will not be accepted.