Designer - Home

Recruiter
Dolls Kill
Location
San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States
Posted
13 Sep 2021
Closes
26 Nov 2021
Ref
26d88bbd-121c-4d24-8c1f-33beda8ea958
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
Dolls Kill is a global fashion brand that empowers everyone to celebrate their individuality through radical, unapologetic self-expression. Our cult following of over 5 million social media followers includes some of the most influential personalities in music, art, pop culture, and fashion. We're also backed by strong consumer-focused investors who share in our vision of building one of the world's next great consumer brands.

Our team is growing quickly in both our SF and LA locations and we are hiring across all business functions. We are looking for team members who are equally passionate about what we do and excited about joining the Dolls Kill crew.

About Us

Named "The Fastest Growing Retailer in the US", Dolls Kill is a fashion brand that boldly empowers young people to celebrate their individuality. With over two million followers on Instagram, we've become a cult favorite among DJs, celebrities and artists around the world.

Based in San Francisco, we have an amazing team of retail leaders, scrappy hackers, creative marketers and fashion trendsetters who are fun to work with and serious about what they do. We're also backed strong consumer-focused investors who share in our vision of building one of the world's next great consumer brands. Look for our latest press mentions in Business Insider, Racked, TeenVogue, PopSugar, Elle, and more.

About The Role

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Home Goods Designer to join our team in creating original products including but not limited to home decor, home textiles, tableware, household items, stationary, novelty products and gifts. In this role you’ll be designing original product concepts, graphics and prints that fit our unique aesthetic while also being on trend. You will oversee concepts from initial inspiration to final approved sample, creating CADS and tech packs, communicating with factories and ensuring quality and execution to approval. This role requires an organized, experienced and motivated candidate who works well under pressure and is excited to be a driving force in one of our newer product categories.

Responsibilities

    • Conception and design of new home decor products with the Dolls Kill customer in mind.
    • Product development from initial concept through sketch, computer rendering, techpacks, sample review, revisions to sample approval.
    • Staying abreast of current home decor and gift industry trends and forecasts
    • Research and knowledge of materials with regard to selecting appropriate existing or new manufacturers
    • Graphic design / textile design / packaging design for home goods products.


Requirements

    • Four year degree in Design, Art or related field
    • 5+ years minimum experience in Home Goods design / development
    • Ability to communicate ideas via illustration, both by hand and digitally
    • Strong aesthetic with regard to color, finishes, materials and techniques
    • Understanding of our target customer aesthetic and lifestyle as it translates to graphic direction, typography and product assortment.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Able to manage time and production goals independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to multitask and prioritize work on a continual basis.
    • Willingness to listen to feedback and use it to improve
    • Ability to get along well with the team and have a strong work ethic
    • Willingness to occasionally work with a schedule differing from a typical 40 hour work week
    • Ability to keep up in a fast paced work environment
    • Experience in fast fashion a plus


Tools

    • Illustrator
    • Photoshop
    • Microsoft Office

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