Job Title: Senior Product Designer -Decorative Home Accessories and Seasonal Products
Type of Employment: Full Time
Reports To: President
POSITION OVERVIEW: Are you passionate about following design trends? Do you want the opportunity to create distinctive product at real world price points? Mud Pie is looking for a Sr. Product Designer to join our award winning design team. Mud Pie creates innovatively designed and affordably priced gifts. Based in Stone Mountain, Georgia, the company is comprised of 3 divisions--Mud Pie Baby, Mud Pie Living and Mud Pie Fashion. Mud Pie is a favorite brand of style-conscious consumers and is available in over 16,000 specialty retailers and department stores around the world.
The Sr. Product Designer will create exclusive designs for the Mud Pie Living Collection with an emphasis on home entertaining and gifts. You will be responsible for developing original concepts and guiding them through execution, including flat mechanical sketches for design development; material and trim selections, and product review and approval.
- Gather market data on key fashion and home trends
- Translate trends into concepts that fit the Mud Pie brand
- Identify piece types and products for development
- Keen creative vision including style, color and pattern direction
- Prepare presentation materials for line previews
- Responsible for sample review and approval
- Develop SKU-level designs with a proven ability to build an assortment
- Bachelor’s degree in Design or Fine Arts
- Minimum 5 years design background --Dec Home and/or Holiday experience preferred
- Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator
- Other Skills:
- Strong verbal and written skills. Must be comfortable presenting ideas to Sr. Management
- Team player with the ability to work independently on tight deadlines
- Knowledge of giftware manufacturing processes a plus
Compensation commensurate with capabilities and experience; competitive benefits package.