Mohawk Industries CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER in DALTON, Georgia

Overview

Provide custom patterns and carpet designs as requested by customers. Interpret a reference design into a requested different design, with attention to copyright issues when applicable. The new design may need to be colored or re-colored / sized or resized according to instructions from the Sales Agent or the reference submitted.

Responsibilities

  • Finalize full design repeat in Photoshop or direct an outside company.

  • Technically separate designs in Photoshop to prepare files for print cylinder engraving.

  • Working as a team, constructively critique other designer’s work and accept their critique.

  • Talk to Sales Agents and/or customer to clarify designs per written or oral instructions. Print out design samples and send to agent or customer for approval. If needed make other modifications accordingly.

  • Keep track of all designs by AW number on a daily basis for design history and reference.

  • Keep abreast of current industry trends as to color and design.

  • Responsible for reviewing designs with other departments (including but not limited to: Production, Installation, and Quality Control.)

  • Responsible for reviewing print cylinder engraving specifications with Production, then writing and communicating engraving specifications to engravers. Working as a team to accomplish final print quality.

  • Other duties as requested.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts or related discipline preferred with three to five years job specific experience or an equivalent combination of education and training that provides the required knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job.

  • Three to five years’ experience with computer design tools and intermediate to advanced Mac based computer skills.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret industry and professional journals. Ability to effectively write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively interact with Mohawk’s management, internal and external business contacts.

  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that established rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.

  • Ability to act as an advisor on professional and technical issues.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Performs duties under minimal supervision and work is verified/approved at the final stage.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Mohawk Industries is the 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, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. 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 offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.

Job ID 2018-38771

FLSA Status Exempt

Company IVC US

Job Group Product Development