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Want to join the Skyline Furniture family? Fantastic. We're always looking for great people, and we'd love to hear from you. Please send your resume to careers@skylinefurnituremfg.com.

  • Senior Textile Designer

  • This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a versatile Senior Textile Designer to join our creative team. This role will be responsible for the creative design of textile & furniture products for various retailers ranging from mass market to fashion market. The Senior Textile Designer will execute the development of printed designs by working with internal departments from concept to finish. The ideal candidate 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 headquarters in the south suburbs of Chicago.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Design and develop textile products appropriate for the Skyline and Cloth & Company brands
    • Prepare design and trend presentations for internal and external senior audiences
    • Develop an expert knowledge regarding home fashion by researching current trends and styles
    • Provide competitor and market analysis to inform trends and creative direction
    • Work on preparing printed design collections to coordinate with the trend categories
    • Develop original designs into product
    • Visit trade shows/markets to identify emerging themes and inspirational ideas as needed
    • Work with sales team and clients to facilitate the setup of new items
    • Collaborate with Sales and Production teams to meet product requirements
    • Review factory samples for pattern, color, repeat and construction
    • Assist with the photography of new furniture samples and fabrics

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 3-5 years experience in textiles. Furniture and home textiles a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree in textiles or similar field
    • Knowledge and understanding of textile constructions and surface techniques
    • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator
    • Strong eye for trend and color
    • The ability to react quickly to trends, interpret creative feedback and work on tight deadlines
    • Highly organized with unparalleled attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize when presented with multiple projects
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Sense of urgency, initiative and motivation
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • 3DS Max experience strongly preferred

    Please submit a portfolio of your work along with your resume.

    To apply for this position, please send your resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).