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Senior Product Designer - Homewares

Job Title: Senior Product Designer - Homewares
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91019a
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: STM.59806.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 02, 2013 16:38

Job Description

This leading multichannel retailer is looking for an experienced Design Manager to join its fast-paced and dynamic head office team. This role is based within the product team and will be tasked with driving the creative direction of own label product across all areas. You will have previous product design experience ideally within a large scale retailer or supplier to the high street coupled with management experience from a leadership role. Responsibilities will include: * Providing direction, sometimes hands-on to lead the team to design market leading on trend product across home, kitchen and bathroom * Influencing the commercial team to make sure ideas are in line with current trend and also in line with the creative direction of the business * Competitor and trend research * Recruit and develop a wider design team that will operate effectively as a design unit You must have: * A degree or equivalent, within a relevant field such as Product/Textile Design * Previous experience of design within homewares categories in a management role (ideally a minimum of 3) * A high level of proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop * Strong commercial awareness and a good eye for trends This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most successful retailers. In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package. Excellent opportunities for progression are available for the successful candidate.