Graphic/Textie Design Associate

Posted 5-12-2013, wanted

COMPANY: Vanderhurd


JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a committed, motivated and independent Graphic/Textile Design Associate for a small high-end bespoke textile and carpet Studio. The candidate’s responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Website (real proficiency in HTML/CSS required). Prefer strong interest and/or experience in design, textiles and rugs. At least basic knowledge of reading floor plans is optimal. Fluency in industry standard design programs is a must. Interaction with not only the Studio Director, Studio Assistant and client’s here in NYC on current and potential projects but also maintain directives with and from the UK Studio. Must have a critical eye and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate will be talented, creative, positive, self-motivated, and an engaged team-player.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

-2-4 years experience in Graphic Design (or related field)
-Collaboration in the design process; conceptualizing and visualizing on client projects using existing Vanderhurd designs and helping to create new designs
-Maintain all website content with latest product images and other current information
-Must have strong HTML/CSS skills as well as Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
-Excellent communication skills
-Must be an independent thinker and problem solver
-Manage tasks and deadlines
-Able to create, maintain and update templates, files, stationary and sample/product labels
-Maintain social media outlets, email blast newsletters, advertising and PR/magazine request (in conjunction with the UK & Studio Assistant)
-Create and maintain Press Book, inspiration and design binder, and sample library check out program with Studio Assistant
-Work with Post-production lead in the UK who manages photo-shoot images for PR/website
-Interest in art, design, textiles

-Must be highly organized, dedicated, flexible, and friendly!

ABOUT OUR COMPANY:
Vanderhurd, started by designer Christine Van Der Hurd 33 years ago, is a small bespoke textile and carpet company now based in London. We are a custom design company with every order made to the clients specifications, with input from Christine and her team. The New York Studio works in collaboration with the London design studio.


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