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Senior Designer-Accent Furniture

ABOUT SURYA

Surya is a leading home décor company, gaining attention for its innovative designs and breadth of high quality home accessories.  Products include rugs, bedding, pillows, poufs, throws, accent furniture, lighting and decorative accessories sold through a broad spectrum of global retailers, distributors, 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 seven 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 Furniture Designer to join the Product Development team.The successful candidate will e responsible for the design and development of a new and expanded accent furniture range. The ideal 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:

  • Design and develop  furniture ranges appropriate for the Surya brand
  • Assist in new product planning and future product development strategies. Organize and track project details through the design, development and sampling stages.
  • Prepare drawings/ cads/ 3D renderings and detailed specification sheets for overseas manufacturers
  • Prepare design presentations for sales team and customers.
  • Lead weekly sample review meetings
  • Provide competitor and market analysis
  • Work closely with manufacturers throughout the product development process
  • Travel overseas to work direct with factories
  • Attend market shows and trade fairs at home and abroad

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:    

  • 3-5 years Experience working with overseas manufacturers
  • Profficient in CAD eg photoshop,Illustrator
  • Knowledge and understanding of furniture construction and materials
  • Advanced product design skills .Experience using 3D rendering tools such as Revit, Scetchup,  AutoCad,Rhinoceros or other similar 3D tools ..
  • 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. Experience coordinating projects, managing timelines, organizing details, and communicating updates
  • Able to take direction and work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Sense of urgency, initiative and motivation
  • Ability to prioritize when presented with multiple projects
  • Bachelors degree in product/furniture design or similar or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in similar or related field.

 

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