Designer in Danbury, CT at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 12/28/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Danbury, CT
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 011907

Ethan Allen has been a leader in the luxury home furnishings and interior design business for more than eighty years. We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents. We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded. 

Position Summary:

Plan all interior store layouts and details in accordance with established techniques, practices and procedures while guiding and overseeing designers’ plans. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and design layouts, exterior facades, and other details for international, independent retailers, design centers or for other projects as assigned.
  • Work with Architectural Services team on determining construction details.
  • Create pricing pro-forma for case goods, upholstery, samples, fixtures, hardware.
  • Collaborate with Manager, Visual Merchandising on selecting accessories that will fit floor, accent, and signage plans.
  • Allocate required merchandise for stores by implementing the current prototype.
  • Create plans and documents specifying all interior store finishes.
  • Work with Manager, Corporate Logistics & Operations in ordering information for all soft good accent products.
  • Follow-up and communicate with corporate and private dealers.
  • Create and maintain prototypical documents that will be used by staff to facilitate the order and design process.
  • Participate in retail conference by preparing showroom and meeting with retailers to advise on new introductions and layouts as needed.
  • Contribute to design center prototype development and procedures as needed.
  • Contribute to product development and style direction as needed.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design or related field with a minimum of five (5) years experience with interior design/planning.
  • Must have technical and conceptual experience including a good sense of marketing/merchandising.
  • Strong communication and mathematical/measurement skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD software is required.
  • Ability to travel up to 10 percent as needed.
  • Ability to work cross-culturally.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance.

Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. We are an E-Verify Employer.