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Home Depot Designer in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Designer will assist the Director of Trend & Design to produce new style directions that reflect market trends and match customer needs. They will partner with Global Product Merchants on merchandise selection in development of product.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Work with multiple high volume builders and developers to create “packages” with specific requirements for upwards of 30,000 properties across US.

Work closely with the Pro-Sales team to pull skus, pricing and bids for customers for above mentioned properties

Gather market data on key fashion trends and conduct competitive shops to keep abreast of trends

Identifies emerging themes and new inspirations with Director of Design and Merchandising VP

Creates presentation boards and presents and recommends seasonal concepts to merchandising team

Partners with store planning and visual teams to implement design

Conducts color forecasting and color matching for seasonal color stories

Coordinates furniture, flooring, kitchens and baths, and accessories for in-store strike points

Maintains and gathers trend information for the home industry

Utilizes computer design programs to draw and/or edit images

NATURE AND SCOPE

The position will report to the Sr Manager Trend and Design

No direct responsibility for supervising others.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion.

Travel: Typically requires overnight travel up to 20% of the time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job

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Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3+ years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors in Design or related field preferred

Two or more years of design related experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Knowledge of the competition; knows the business and industry.

Knowledge of design-related computer software, including: Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, CAD, Indesign We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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