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Senior Designer-Home Textiles

ABOUT SURYA

Surya is a leading home décor company, gaining attention for its innovative designs and breadth of high quality home accessories.  Products include area rugs, pillows, throws, accent furniture and art sold through a broad spectrum of global retailers, distributors, and interior designers and decorators.  Surya fosters an energetic work environment of creativity and collaboration, with each employee taking personal ownership in the company.  Surya has been named for six consecutive years to Inc. Magazine's Inc. 500/5000 list of America's fastest growing privately held companies.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Surya is seeking an innovative Senior Textile Designer to join the Product Development team for the development of home textiles for pillows,bedding and poufs. Successful candidates will have a strong work ethic, superb attention to detail and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, results driven environment. This position is based out of our new corporate headquarters just north of Cartersville, GA.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interpret design “inspiration” and develop products appropriate for brand
  • Prepare design spec sheets for manufacturers
  • Prepare design presentations for sales team
  • Lead weekly sample review meetings
  • Provide competitor and market analysis
  • Liaise with overseas manufacturers for the design and product development of new products and product categories
  • Travel overseas to work with factories

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong eye for trend and color
  • Highly organized with unparalleled attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Independent and pro-active with strong project management skills
  • Able to take direction and work in a collaborative team environment
  • Advanced product design skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Sense of urgency, initiative and motivation
  • Ability to prioritize when presented with multiple projects
  • Overseas manufacturing experience preferable
  • Knowledge and understanding of textile constructions and surface techniques
  • Capability to manage and train junior designers
  • Degree in textiles or similar or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in similar or related field.
  • Ability to work on-site in our corporate office just north of Cartersville, GA
    • Ask me about our vanpool with stops in Atlanta (Freedom Pkwy.) and Buckhead (West Paces Ferry)

 

 

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