CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

  • Project Manager

     

    This position will serve as a support and liaison between the sales department, design department, production department and clients.

    ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    •You will manage the tracking, resourcing, and flow of projects coming into and out of the creative team, working alongside our sales and production teams (and other internal / external partners) to bring ideas from conception through to execution, driving forward the day-to-day operations of each project.

    •Manage projects from ideation to execution: scoping out deliverables, requirements gathering, quality assurance, design to development execution, etc

    •Work with the internal creative and marketing teams to define the scope of work and plan for each project

    •Facilitate and manage all communication between internal team members and external vendors. Including; printers, vendors, designers, collaborators photographers, etc.

    •Monitor progress and proactively tackle potential questions, delays or conflicts and communicate status updates to the CEO

    •Own scheduling for project kick off meetings and facilitate regular internal review meetings to correspond to timelines

    •In conjunction with the Creative Director & CEO to define and assign tasks for individual team members

    •Oversee meeting notes, weekly status updates and project timelines

    •Follow/create new project flow procedures to ensure maximum efficiency

    •Identify opportunities to improve process

    •Track projects through the workflow process and update across the team in relation to meeting deadlines and next steps

    THE IDEAL PERSON

    •Able to adapt to changing priorities and mutli-task

    Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills

    Ability to effectively handle difficult demands and clients

    Has experience developing project plans and has managed project budgets over $100,000

    Can roll with the punches and has a flexible attitude toward evolving responsibilities and environments

    •4+ years’ experience as a project manager or directly related experience

    Please send resumes to careers@calicowallpaper.com

     

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  • Design Director

     

     

    As a Designer Director at Calico, you will work with teammates to help develop thoughtful, beautiful wallpapers, textiles and products.  

    You will be both conceptually and idea driven, focused on forging meaningful connections with consumers and businesses across a broad range of products.

    Research and Build Ideas
    • Conduct design research, contributing to communications audits and moodboard creation
    • Stay up-to-date on trends and new techniques in the interior design world and integrating those findings and understanding into the projects

    Design Creatively and Strategically
    • Help guide the design development process from start to finish — participate in team ideation, help advance all concepts, and check accuracy and quality of all deliverables to highest standards
    • Develop and write detailed and organized design and branding guidelines

    Manage Time and Projects
    • Prioritize tasks to meet needs and deadlines across multiple projects and multiple teams
    • Anticipate challenges that may affect project timelines and address with Partners on the project
    • Work within budget and time constraints
    • Participate in managing projects as required, taking a leadership role at times and prioritizing the workload for others
    • Document and archive all work and files logically and in a timely manner for team/studio access
    • Act as a mentor to junior staff, providing design direction and assisting in their development
    • Assist in recruitment efforts

    Communicate and Collaborate
    • Communicate project objectives clearly to team members and clients
    • Clearly articulate design ideas, share research findings and explain thought process to team members — both in writing and in person
    • Constructively participate in team ideation and design critiques
    • Share specific and actionable feedback to team members
    • Assist in producing and occasionally delivering client presentations
    • Be involved in maintaining the client relationship, acting as a Calico representative, working with and influencing junior client contacts, participating in client calls and meetings, and gathering and communicating feedback to the team
    • Assist in producing new business proposals

    We look for you to:

    Be Knowledgeable
    • A design-related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent portfolio (postgraduate degree a plus)
    • 8+ years of graphic design experience in a professional setting
    • The ability to incorporate inputs from strategy, research and other disciplines into design development
    • The ability to think creatively while building on and relating work to past experience

    Be Skilled
    • The ability to design consistently across a range of static, dynamic materials
    • Extensive technical ability with Adobe Suite  and printing techniques

    • Understanding of color management and media requirements, the ability to prepare production-ready assets and to package files for distribution and digital implementation

    • The ability to work independently in the face of complex assignments and seek clarity when necessary
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational and file management skills

    Be Passionate and Driven
    • Demonstrate high quality design that balances creativity and rigor
    • A passion for design that is both beautiful and functional
    • An unparalleled work ethic

    Please send resumes to careers@calicowallpaper.com

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