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Freelance Designer

VCNY Home k

North Bergen, NJ | Onsite or Remote Possible

Oct 13
Job Description

Job Description:

The Home Textiles Designer is responsible for the creative design of Home Textiles products (Bedding, Bath, etc.), for a variety of retailers ranging from Mass Market to Fashion Market. The person will execute-from concept to finish-all designs by working with our vast design support teams. The position works very closely with our Sales, Merchandising and Production teams.

Create original woven designs based on seasonal concepts/trends
May travel to Europe, Asia, and trade fairs such as Heimtextil and Canton Fair to identify emerging themes and inspirational ideas as needed
Develop original designs into production for all home categories
Collaborate with Sales, Merchandising, and Production teams to meet requirements
Assist in creating presentation and trend boards
Review factory samples for pattern, color, repeat, and construction
Assist the Technical Design team in preparing instructions in creating technical specs

Minimum Skills Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Design or related field
3+ years of experience in designing textiles- home textiles a plus
Demonstrate knowledge of fabric construction including jacquard and embroidery
Strong knowledge of Photoshop / Illustrator / Ned Graphics
Ability to manage several projects simultaneously, tight turnaround times, scheduling conflicts, revisions, and technical challenges effectively
Strong eye for color, proportion, and clean composition
Successful candidate will be a team player with flexible disposition and able to meet deadlines
Ability to work in a team and communicate ideas effectively

We offer:

Hybrid work schedule (remote and office setting)
A business casual work environment, FREE on-site gym, complimentary shuttle service from Secaucus train station and early departures Fridays.
Heath, Vision & Dental Benefits, Flex spending, Transit and 401K plan.

VCNY Home

VCNY Home a forward-thinking home textiles supplier offering modern designs for every lifestyle and budget; we specialize in bedding, bath, window treatments, area rugs, home décor and table linens.

We empower our employees to think creatively and autonomously to take their careers; and our company to the next level.

See what our designers say about us here: https://f.io/plcYvCKZ