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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.

  • Junior Textile Designer

  • Skyline Furniture, a national leader in the design and manufacturing of trend-focused upholstery for the home, is looking for a highly motivated team player to assist our Design Team in all aspects of fabric design and organization. This is a unique and rare opportunity to join a team at the forefront of digital printing for the home space. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong eye for color, an extreme attention to detail, and a collaborative attitude with a knack for efficiency.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Oversee the day to day printing of artwork on our digital textile printer
    • Adjust digital design files as needed for revisions in color, scale and repeat
    • Ensure that fabric set up processes are followed and executed in a timely manner
    • Organize and maintain library of printed artwork, both physically and digitally
    • Organize and maintain library of textiles sourced from outside fabric mills
    • Upload all artwork files to our digital asset management tool and tag with applicable metadata
    • Maintain proper documentation of purchase art, customer supplied art and fabric mill contracts
    • Photograph fabrics and products as needed
    • Work with 3D imaging team to create textures for digital rendering
    • Work directly with Cutting Department to pull dimensions and cutting patterns for engineered artwork designs
    • Learn the day to day operations of our digital printer and help trouble-shoot any issues they may have (example: color shifts or streaking ink)
    • Work with Product Development, Sales and upper level Design Team staff to identify key trends in both pattern and color
    • Pull together fabric suggestions based on mood board inspiration
    • Assist Design Team with image collection, color correction and photo retouching as needed

    Qualifications

    • 1-2 years of related experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in textile design, graphic design, visual communication or related field
    • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required
    • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel and Word
    • 3DS Max and photo retouching experience strongly preferred
    • Strong eye for color, scale and layout
    • Impeccable attention to detail
    • Ability to produce quality work on tight deadlines
    • Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to project timelines
    • Eagerness and desire to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Exceptional interpersonal, collaborative and creative problem solving skills

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

  • 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).

  • Import Operations Manager

  • Skyline Furniture is looking for a highly motivated Import Operations Manager reporting directly to the executive team to quickly learn and understand all aspects of Skyline’s import business. Once immersed in how the import team operates, the expectation is to take over the management of the import operations team and focus on continually improving our end-to-end import order fulfillment and customer satisfaction.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Quickly learn how the Skyline import team operates internally across departments and externally with Skyline’s retail customers, import sourcing team, and suppliers
    • Manage and partner with the Skyline import team to execute the following day-to-day operations:
    • Work with the Skyline Sales and IS team to regularly setup new product within customer systems
    • Ensure all customer orders are entered into Skyline’s internal systems correctly and monitored through fulfillment
    • Work with retail customers and suppliers to manage order change requests
    • Monitor fabric inventory and ensure suppliers have what they need to fulfill open orders without putting Skyline at risk by over-buying
    • Create and submit inter-company purchase orders based on domestic factory needs
    • Ensure all financial record systems are being maintained in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and monitor the use of all funds
    • Develop and distribute internal financial reports and supporting analytics to senior management
    • Support and contribute to special projects and process improvement initiatives
    • Provide guidance on attracting, developing, and retaining key team members for Skyline
    • Create and contribute to a culture of success and ongoing business and goal achievement

    Qualifications

    • 8-10 years of related experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
    • Comprehensive knowledge of corporate accounting and financial systems and processes including a strong foundation with QuickBooks
    • Efficient in Microsoft Excel/Word, including an extensive knowledge of formulas in Excel
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience in a customer-facing role
    • Strong problem solving ability to understand critical issues and bring appropriate resolution
    • Mature and proactive, with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to senior leadership
    • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality. Needs to be seen as a team player that is committed to lifelong learning and success for the company and its employees
    • Strong commitment to developing team members
    • Demonstrated commitment to the company’s culture with a passion for the organization’s mission is essential

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

  • Information Systems Specialist

  • ​Skyline Furniture is looking for a highly motivated professional to serve as an Information Systems Specialist responsible for new system development and the ongoing maintenance of our homegrown technology platform. Candidates must have the ability to effectively multi-task; be an analytical thinker/problem solver; be an excellent communicator, both written and verbal; pay strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy and work independently.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Perform multiple development tasks, including new web/application development, SQL Server DB development, and troubleshooting system issues
    • Assist senior information systems team with new customer setups and ongoing customer system integration issue resolution
    • Maintain office computers, printers, and perform software updates, new system installs, and email configuration
    • Conduct multiple system lookups/etc. focusing on tasks like locating missing orders by comparing customer system data against our own, and inventory file upkeep (discontinues, changes, etc.)

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of related experience required. Concentration in computer science or related field preferred
    • Efficient in MS Office, including an extensive knowledge of formulas in Excel
    • Knowledge of PC and network hardware components and experience identifying and troubleshooting problems
    • Experience with relational database design and ongoing management on MS SQL Server using SQL and a MS Access front end
    • Experience with one or more programming languages: Visual C++, C#, Visual Basic, Java
    • Experience with front-end web technologies: HTML5, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, AJAX, etc
    • Experience with one or more back-end web technologies: .NET, Java, PHP, Ruby, Python
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong problem solving ability to understand critical issues and bring appropriate resolution

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