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Market Trend Designer

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
110223
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Market Trend Designer (110223)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
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, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 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 Director of 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 less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
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.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 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.

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