Mohawk Industries DIRECTOR STYLING-HOME in SUGAR VALLEY, Georgia
Are you Mohawk Material? We’re the biggest and the best flooring company in the world, and we are looking for the best Director of Styling to support our continued growth! At Mohawk there are always opportunities for high performing professionals to excel! Are you the best? If so show us what you are made of and come build your career with us!
This position, through intensive market research, would identify emerging trends entering the home fashion market such as color, texture, pattern, and fiber ensuring that the newest and most innovative ideas/products are added to the brand. Color, the most prominent sales indicator, would be their first priority.
Key in interpreting and communicating emerging colors and trends to the entire creative team
Responsible for creating product line plans that are comprehensive, working closely with the VP
Responsible for ensuring that the newest/most innovative products are added to the brand
Acts as liaison between retailers, merchandising, design, and production
Advises retail buyers on inventory purchases
Visits trade shows, fashion shows, and fiber vendors to gain product knowledge
Required Bachelor’s degree in a fashion related field
5 years progressive work related experience
Overall understanding of home fashion, color schemes, patterns, textures, and fibers
Creativity coupled with higher than average business sense
Above average communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of sales, marketing, and merchandising
This position requires superior interpersonal skills. This person will be interacting often with buyers from the major retail chains. Their mission will be to sell trends to those buyers. A working knowledge of NedGraphics and Photoshop is a must. Color leadership will be the first priority of this position.
Strong communication skills and presentation skills in order to interact with senior management, sales personnel and external customers.
Ability to understand the customer/user experience
Ability to develop and deliver projects using leading-edge technology
Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business need and integrate multiple tools together to solve problems.
Demonstrated experience managing work flow processes
Solid project management and project monitoring skills
Ability multitask and manage multiple small to large projects in a cross-functional environment
Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC , Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.
Job ID 2018-39886
FLSA Status Exempt
Job Group Product Development