CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

  • Production Designer

     

    We are looking for a production designer to join the production team at Calico Wallpaper. You will work closely with the production team and sales team in building detailed plans for custom wallpaper murals.

    ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
    •Read and produce architectural elevations & floorplans
    •Calculate square footage from architectural plans
    •Produce 2D architectural renderings for custom projects  
    •Prepare art files for production
    •Organize and develop production samples
    •Assist sales staff and design team in preparing for customer presentations
    •Maintain and archive digital collection
    •Edit and generate new designs from our library of original patterns.

    THE IDEAL PERSON
    •2-3 years in graphic design
    •Bachelor’s degree required
    •Strong technical skill with layouts
    •Good understanding of color matching, print production, and Pantone
    •Strong attention to detail; Reviews own work before proceeding to the next level
    •Ability to take direction using a creative process to arrive at solutions
    •A strong sense of urgency with solid organizational skills able to QC own work
    •Cool under pressure comfortable working on quick turn-around
    •Team-player attitude works well with others who is an independent thinker, self-sufficient able to prioritize projects at various stages
    •Self-starters – Aspire to be a leader with the desire to grow into your next position
    •Risk-taker and experiments with new ideas
    •Positive attitude with good verbal & communication skills and a customer-centric and service-oriented mentality
    •Strong in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign; Powerpoint, Excel; Mac Proficient
    •Helpful if you have experience with Salesforce, Dropbox, Google Drive, Airtable, Adobe Bridge, SketchUp, VRay, able to use DSLR

    Please send resumes to careers@calicowallpaper.com

    Apply Now
  • 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

    Apply Now