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Requisition ID:  42446

Sr Designer

 

 

Are you looking for more?
 

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of Mohawk’s design guidelines, internal processes and technologies for daily use.
  • Work with assigned Managers, Mentors and Trainers to develop a working knowledge of Mohawk’s design guidelines, internal processes, equipment & all product types.
  • Use artistic skills, design principles and machine perimeters to develop technically accurate artwork in response to design request, specific instruction or generic brief while maintaining acceptable lead times.
  • Work within and maintain Mohawk's Copyright policies.
  • Use Industry standard software to create technically accurate and aesthetically innovative designs for specific machine types
  • Engage in artwork reviews, mentoring sessions and team discussions for continuous development and increased knowledge of practical design skills, company and industry standards and internal / external design expectations.
  • Positively mentor Designer staff as needed.
  • Research flooring markets by participating in company supported research methods such as trend reports, subscription materials and research outings.   
  • Responsible for completing work in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Four-year college degree in a related field, Textile/ Graphic Design or Fine Art is preferred & a minimum of 3+ years of flooring design experience. Understanding of design /color principles and concept is required.
  • Proven artistic achievement & a broad based design portfolio is a requirement.
  • Familiarity with Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) is desired (Photoshop, Illustrator, Texcelle, etc.)
  • Must show understanding of fashion trends in flooring.
  • Must be an effective team member
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, and handle multiple tasks with concentration and accuracy to meet multiple deadlines and shifting priorities to meet company specifications and production schedules/requirements.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills necessary to effectively interact with team members, management, and other internal and external customers and to build positive interpersonal relationships with various business partners in a cross – functional environment.
  • Consistent, proven ability to manage and implement projects and to contribute to concept development.
  • Ability to approach unfamiliar situations and conceptualize a range of creative and imaginative solutions with ease, using creativity skills to develop accurate design results.

 

 

 

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.


Nearest Major Market: Calhoun