Senior Furniture Designer

Burrow

New York, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 05/04/2021
  • Website: burrow.com
  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About Burrow

Burrow is an innovative new furniture company reinventing the way people furnish their home.

Job Description

Burrow is seeking a Senior Furniture Designer to work under the guidance of the Vice President of Product & Merchandising to manage the design process from concept to delivery. The ideal hire will display an inventive spirit and an excellent eye for detail. Additionally, they will need to manage the day-to-day project schedules of a team of designers to deliver design presentations, specifications, and follow-up to ensure our products are exceptional, and all product development deadlines and key calendar dates are met.

 

 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

 

· Work alongside the VP of Product & Merchandising to execute on business designs needs

· Conduct market research, then prepare trend presentations outlining product categories, colors and materials

· Oversee design and development of all items in the relevant product categories, from initial concept through approval

· Manage production of sketches and renderings, and present to relevant stakeholders

· Manage and develop work product of junior designers

· Drive calendar to ensure all deadlines and key dates are met

· Maintain a strong working knowledge of material and process technologies applicable to new product development

· Review/approve all technical drawings prepared by the design team before they go out to factories and review/redline all incoming drawings produced by factories

· Communicate effectively with internal and external resources to ensure new product development success

· Evaluate design development process and ensure accuracy of work prior to final production

· Travel as needed to factories and buying shows domestically and internationally

 

Job requirements

Requirements

 

· Minimum 10 years professional experience required, 2 years of which were in a managerial role

· Degree in design or equivalent experience

· Experience with, but not limited to, artistic renderings, CAD models, 3D modeling, physical models, and written reports

· Must be an expert in Solidworks and Adobe Suite

· Experience in the home furniture industry preferred

 
 

 

You in a Nutshell

 

· Passionate about design, style, and decorating

· Experienced in designing to a budget and have a working knowledge of the cost implications of the materials and manufacturing techniques used in the execution of your designs

· Extremely organized and detail oriented

· Strong project and time management skills

· Team player capable of working cross-functionally

· Alignment with our core values: Customer Experience, Collaboration, Innovation

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