Designer is responsible for creating on-trend home furnishings for Whalen Furniture. Designs, develops, and tracks product from concept to production.
Must work with Sales, Marketing and PD teams to understand customer needs, meet satisfaction, and sales goals.
Must ensure complete, accurate and timely concept hand-offs of design detail-oriented information as needed between Sales/ Marketing, and the company’s office in China. Responsible for managing the product throughout the product lifecycle; Includes gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision
Must be available for frequent travel across the United States, as well as internationally. Must be able to obtain a US passport and/or travel visa.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, technical procedures, professional journals, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, the public or employees of organization.
This position is performed in a typical office environment. Occasional work is performed at the Company warehouse or in client offices. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Frequent travel required.