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Textile Designer
Oklahoma City, OK (USA)
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Company: Hobby Lobby Contact:
Post Date: 12/27/18 Phone:
Job Type: Full Time Fax:
Reference: 3316BR Mailing Address:


Hobby Lobby is an industry-leading retailer offering more than 70,000 everyday and seasonal products in arts, crafts, hobbies and home d cor. The Hobby Lobby Art/Creative Department serves as the in-house design, product development and creative content hub for the buying groups of the corporate offices in Oklahoma City.

The Art/Creative Department is currently seeking well-organized, creative-thinkers with excellent conceptual and technical skills as candidates for the role of Textile Designer on our Softlines Team

The Textile Designer contributes graphic, illustration and layout design development, proofing, concept work and presentation for textile design. This designer also contributes conceptual work for product, packaging, branding, collateral and various marketing platforms.

The ideal candidate for this position possesses advanced knowledge and strong technical proficiency for textile and fabric design, printing, color theory, patterns, and modification techniques with the ability to prioritize and excel in a fast-paced environment with a focus on efficient and on-time project execution.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Works closely with Clients, Team Leaders and Coordinators to meet project objectives in conceptualization, development and presentation of graphics, illustrations and layouts of textiles, packaging and various other product
  • Maintains current knowledge of design trends in fashion, textiles, patterns and fabric and translates them into concepts that meet the needs of the clients and the Hobby Lobby customer while meeting the technical requirements of department standards
  • Creates designs with strong artistic sensibilities that satisfy a diverse array of projects
  • Matches seasonal color palettes to the printer and finds pantone numbers for swatches
  • Meets all deadlines while juggling multiple projects
  • Solves problems proactively with patience and intelligence
  • Works closely with peers and sets a tone of partnership between teams
  • Maintains a clean and orderly workstation
  • Contributes to team effort by fulfilling responsibilities with a positive attitude

Auto req ID
3316BR

Job Title
Textile Designer

Job Description - Requirements

Skills necessary for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Advanced understanding of textile and fabric design and printing
  • Advanced color theory and pattern knowledge
  • Exceptional eye for colorways and color matching
  • Strong concept visualization with consideration for how textiles can be manipulated or modified to achieve desired results
  • Comprehensive knowledge of jacquards, chenille's, embroidery techniques, prints, velvets, backing/binding fabrics, dyeing and various other techniques
  • Comprehensive understanding of graphic and CAD design principles in print
  • Strong illustration and design skills
  • Knowledge of current market trends and customer behavior
  • Excellent ability for creative conceptualization and to lead ideation, presentation, execution and follow-through on all creative deliverables. Ability to self-start and work under minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks without effecting quality or polish
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work alone or with a team
  • Ability to accept and apply critique and feedback
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient Mac skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to adapt to additional duties and tasks
  • Ability to perform job duties at the corporate office in Oklahoma City (Accommodation for location flexibility, such as telecommuting, is not available.)
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Other requirements for this position include:
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic design or related field with 2 or more years' experience in textile design or Bachelor's degree in textile design required
  • CAD design experience a plus
Benefits:
  • Medical, dental and flexible spending benefits
  • On-site comprehensive healthcare clinic
  • Holiday pay
  • Personal Paid Time Off (PPTO)
  • Casual dress code
  • Paid vacations
  • Employee discounts
  • A unique, always creative and productive work environment
If you are interested, please send the required resume with 8-10 (home d cor fabric) portfolio samples (PDF format only, websites will not accepted).

EOE - Drug/Alcohol testing compliant with applicable statutes. For reasonable accommodation of disability during the hiring process call (877)303-4547.



State/Province
Oklahoma

City
Oklahoma City

Address 1
7707 SW 44th Street

Zip Code
73179


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