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7/3/2017
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Associate Designer, Prep - Williams-Sonoma Brand
Williams-Sonoma Inc. | San Francisco, California
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Job Description

Requisition Number: WS-11104
Area of Interest: Product Development - Design
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Williams-Sonoma
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Design products using style, theme and mood. Present to Head designer for approval. Work with Entire Design doing set up, making mockups, propping and completing Boards. Recolor of artwork and sketching.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Translate trends into concepts that respond to business needs (e.g., price points, geographic considerations) for the relevant product category.
* Develop SKU-level designs from conception through revisions to sample approval. Present to Head Designer for review and approval.
* Create presentation boards.
* May present products and concepts to Merchandising.
* Gather market data on key fashion trends considering such elements as fabrication, materials, color schemes and designs.
* Identify ideas to be developed.
* Tracks department samples and ensures all samples are approved in a timely manner.
* Assist Designers to get several color released released to all PD divisions and agents

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* Minimum 2 to 3 years product design experience.
* Degree in Design or equivalent experience.
* Design Skills, Creative and Inspirational thinker, Deadline driven.
* Ability to use computer for extended period of time.
* Hand and computer sketching ability required

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment of the Company’s business sells its products through five retail store concepts: Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, West Elm and Williams-Sonoma Home. The direct-to-customer segment of the Company’s business sells similar products through its seven direct-mail catalogs and through six e-commerce Websites. The Company’s Williams-Sonoma stores offer a selection of culinary and serving equipment, including cookware, cookbooks, cutlery, informal dinnerware, glassware, table linens, specialty foods and cooking ingredients. The Company has two segments: retail and direct-to-customer. The catalogs reach customers in the United States, while the five retail concepts, as of February 1, 2009, operated 627 stores in 44 states. (Source: 10-K)

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