Position Home Goods Illustrator
Location New Jersey - Central
Starts First or Second Week of January (interviews start this week!)
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a home textile and housewares company located in Middlesex County, is seeking an Illustrator to join their team.

This Illustrator will:
• Create original designs for kitchen textiles
• Make sure all work is adhering to design calendar and deadlines are being met in a timely manner
• Ability to match color palettes, and has an exceptional eye for color
• Helps to comment on product samples and strike offs
• Creates color charts and prep artwork to make sure all relevant information is sent to overseas factories
• Use a sense of creativity and good design judgement in developing and applying innovation and trends
• Helps perform design and trend research
• Work with marketing and product development to ensure all deadlines are being met and correct information is being relayed to vendors

Qualifications for this Illustrator:
• 3-5 years experience as a designer/illustrator
• Must have extremely strong illustration skills, both digital and traditional techniques.
• Must have flexibility in range of styles from traditional looks to more contemporary
• Must be proficient in Illustrator/Photoshop
• Background in textile design with a strong understanding of soft home categories a plus
• Flexibility to shift priorities and efficiently manage timelines in a fast paced and highly demanding environment
• Experience across all phases of design from concept development, design and production
• Experience working with major US retailer's such as Walmart, Target, and Dollar General
• Strong portfolio of design work

*Interviews start this week!

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NJ36@jobalert.creativecircle.com