The Stylist/Designer will work alongside other studio team members as an integral part of the creative and technical staff that drive the success of LSI Wallcovering. Guided by the direction of the Creative Director, the Stylist/Designer is expected to create salable wallcovering patterns based on market input and innate design ability. Other duties may require assembly of market test displays, sample cards, trend boards, overview of production color matching, attendance at group meetings, supporting other company creative projects, silk screen printing, color palette development through AVA, and industry-specific technical training. This position may require some overnight travel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops aesthetic and marketable wallcovering patterns/designs for manufacture and distribution in commercial markets to include original design concepts, purchased artwork and/or external design resources
Designs repeatable patterns that are conducive to rotogravure, digital, and/or silkscreen manufacturing process
Develops color palettes based on sales information and color trends through CAD/Photoshop and AVA system
Works as part of a creative design team with opportunity for greater creative latitude upon demonstration of skill set
Understands the manufacturing process in order to design within manufacturing parameters
Provides production line approvals for initial runs of new products for select designs
Attends monthly design review meetings and updates log of projects and deadlines
Must work well as part of a design group within an open studio environment. Ability to work under deadline pressures, yet keep a positive attitude. Strong work ethic and commitment is key.
Assists on diverse range of studio and company projects
Travels to trade shows, or on market test trips as representative of LSI. Professional presentation and decorum expected.
May be required to fill in with management/supervision of specific projects/ brand designs
Verbal, written, interpersonal and problem solving skills. Ability to take initiative and manage and complete multiple tasks per deadlines.
Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, Textile Design or Surface Pattern Design
8+ years of relevant design experience (including color blending) in the commercial wallcovering or adjacent industry and a demonstrated portfolio of projects
High proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and other design and color management software applications
Possesses creative abilities, an interest in pattern and design, a sensitivity to color and color combinations
Superior communication skills – both written and verbal
High energy and a desire to create patterns that will keep LSI at the forefront of our competition
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