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Industrial Designer - Williams Sonoma

Requisition Number: WS-13217
Area of Interest: Product Development - Design
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Williams-Sonoma
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Role

The Williams Sonoma Product Design team is seeking an Associate-level Industrial Designer to design beautiful, useful cooking tools, including cookware, cutlery, and bakeware. In this role, you will present your ideas and concepts to the lead designer, and collaborate with the entire Design team on design concepts, prototyping, and final product.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* 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.
* 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.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

You have the following experience...

* 2 to 4 years product/ industrial design experience.
* A passion for cooking and the Williams Sonoma brand a strong plus.
* Talent for illustration and hand sketching.
* Solidworks, Adobe creative suite, and CAD sculpting skills.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

This role is not eligible for Visa sponsorship or relocation assistance.

*LI-AB

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, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.