Location: New York, NY
Reporting to: Vice President of Design & Product Development
Jonathan Adler is a design company dedicated to bringing Modern American Glamour to our customers’ lives.
Our work environment reflects Jonathan’s personality and the products he creates—inspiring and fun. Our commitment to outstanding design, impeccable materials, and unparalleled craftsmanship is at the core of everything we do—from our Soho headquarters to all of our stores. We offer a wide range of career opportunities, and are always seeking passionate, like-minded individuals to bring Jonathan’s mission to life.
We are looking for a versatile Product Designer with strong Print & Pattern and Décor or Textile experience to work with the VP of Design and Jonathan Adler on new product lines and existing line extensions within the Jonathan Adler brand. This is a challenging and exciting role that will offer the opportunity to design and develop a wide range of product from decorative accessories to gift products, textiles and packaging as well as work with our diverse portfolio of vendors and brand partners.
We work under fast paced timelines and are looking for someone with exceptional program skills, product design & development experience, a strong merchandising sensibility and a good work ethic to bring creativity and life to new extensions of the Jonathan Adler brand.
Develop/design full new programs and line extensions for the Jonathan Adler brand with an emphasis on pattern and pattern application for product lines including but not limited to: decorative accessories, gift, games, bath, textiles and product packaging
Develop creative assets and aid in design direction for Licensing Partners and Brand Collaborations as require
Generate new graphic designs, print and pattern to evolve the Jonathan Adler graphic vocabulary and to be applied to Jonathan Adler Hard Goods, Textiles, Packaging and other products as required
Utilize broad knowledge base of materials, color palettes, patterns, finishes and manufacturing processesCreate specification packs to ensure design execution and quality cues are metManage and track all developments in collaboration with PD team from start to finish including:Design reference and sourcing specs
Product development/ design feedback through sample process
Final product design sign off
Travel as needed for product development, sourcing and inspiration, and vendor communication
Communicate regularly with overseas vendor base and agent partners
Collaborate with cross-functional teams in Product Development and Planning to ensure company calendar targets are met for all new product introductions
Work on special projects as needed and delegated by Jonathan Adler senior management
Desired Skills and Experience:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Surface Design, Graphic Design, Textile Design or related fieldMinimum 3-5 years industry experience in Product Design with an emphasis in Print/Pattern, Illustration or Textile/Surface Design is highly preferredExpert Level and working experience in the Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)Hand Drawing/Illustrative Skills are a huge plusProficiency and working experience in AutoCAD, Solidworks or similar drafting based programHand Drawing/Illustrative SkillsStrong Ability to express ideas through designHigh level of skill in presentation, written, verbal, and interpersonal communicationFlexibility to travel internationally and domestically as needed
Compensation Commensurate with experience
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V
Applicants should send resumes and work samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org .Emails with no resumes or work samples/website attached will not be considered.