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Graphic Designer

Position Summary:
Seeking a full time graphic designer to work in the Chilewich | Sultan LLC. studio/office.

Chilewich | Sultan, LLC is an innovative design company. We design and produce textiles and finished products for both residential and commercial interiors. Chilewich products are sold at the finest stores and used by the best hotels and restaurants throughout the world. Our textiles are also specified by architects and designers for a wide range of corporate and other commercial applications.
Chilewich is on the cusp of big change. We are re-vamping our design, branding, digital, social media, and photography. We are pursuing exciting new design approaches and products. We are moving to an inspired new location in the Flatiron. It is a very exciting time to be here. It’s an amazing place to be creatively fulfilled and challenged as you work with the team to shape the future of Chilewich.

The mid-level Graphic Designer is a design savvy, creative thinker who is able to bring the new Chilewich branding to life across multiple touch-points physically and digitally. They will work closely with the Art Director to express the visual voice of the Chilewich brand through all media including print, digital, (ecommerce, B2B, and social media), brand visual presentations, advertising, packaging and other sales materials.

Responsibilities include:
- Reporting to and working with the Art Director.
- Design digital assets for website, weekly email newsletters and social media.
- Design and produce print assets as needed. (print ads, signage, packaging etc.)
- Execute ideas from concept to final creative, keeping with the brand's design aesthetic.
- Curate website content.
- Design, produce and manage web advertising, banner ads, videos, gifs.
- Work with the social media manager to design and produce social media content.
- Touch up/color correct product photography.

Qualifications:
- BFA in Graphic design.
- A minimum of two years of experience working full time at either a creative agency or company
that utilized the skills above.
- A command of Adobe Creative Suite
- A positive attitude, sense of humor and enthusiasm for growing our business.
- Able to work independently and with a team.
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to work under deadlines


Resumes must have a cover letter and a portfolio submission which can be their website, blog or other work which communicate talents.

Please send your resume and portfolio submission to careers@chilewich.com

Full Time
NYC office


Weaving Associate

Position Summary:
Chilewich, a privately-owned family business, has built a world-renowned brand from the ground up. Designing textiles and producing finished products for both residential and commercial interiors is our passion. On the cusp of big growth, we have just completed a deep 6-month brand study and creative exploration in preparation for the next chapter.

As part of our growth we are excited to share a new, exciting opportunity for a weaver. This position would join our small design team and work alongside the Design Director and Master Weaver in our NYC studio. Chilewich is a creative and experimental environment- unusual in that much of what we do is still done by hand. Ours is a studio where surface patterns and color chips are painted by hand and where all weaves are brought to life on a 16 harness dobby loom. This position is a great opportunity for a creative and motivated individual with a passion for weaving and textiles to participate in the dialogue and development of a design focused and industry recognized brand.

Responsibilities
• Design, develop, and execute new tabletop and floor weave structures
• Communicate complex weaving specifications to factories with ongoing interaction and supervision to ensure timely delivery according to specifications
• Support design team in all design / development related tasks.
• Participate as a team member from concept though execution of original designs which express the unique Chilewich brand.
• Provide specs and clear instructions of all new products to Chilewich Production team in order to transition smoothly from design to sampling and ultimately to production
• Understand and implement seasonal calendars to prioritize projects to meet deadlines
• Update and maintain library of past and current materials in the studio

Qualifications
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Design
• Experience 2-3 years in textile design industry
• Creative and aesthetic design point of view compatible to the Chilewich vision.
• In depth understanding of weaving, weave structures, and surface design with proven work experience
• Must be capable of winding a warp and setting up a handloom properly
• In depth fine art/design knowledge
• Dedication to improving and designing processes to increase efficiency
• Impeccable organizational skills, the ability to multitask and a “no job is too small” attitude.
• Strong proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop and Office software
• Nedgraphics and WeavePoint experience a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Candidates with no prior experience in weaving will not be considered.
• Candidate must be located in New York City metro area.


Please send your resume to careers@chilewich.com
to apply for the Design Assistant role.


Design Assistant

Chilewich, a privately-owned family business, has built a world-renowned brand from the ground up. Designing textiles and producing finished products for both residential and commercial interiors is our passion. On the cusp of big growth, we have just completed a deep 6-month brand study and creative exploration in preparation for the next chapter. As part of our growth we are excited to share a new, exciting opportunity for a Design Assistant. This position would join our small design team and work alongside the Design Director and Master Weaver/Designer in the NYC studio. The atmosphere at Chilewich is creative and experimental and all product design is done by hand- painting, drawing, weaving, dying. This position is a unique opportunity for a creative and motivated individual with a passion for textiles and surface pattern to participate in the dialogue and development of a design focused and industry recognized brand.

Responsibilities
• Assist in the design, development, and execution of new product lines for table, floor, hospitality, and contract.
• Communicate with vendors and maintain an ongoing interaction and supervision to ensure proper development and timely delivery of development samples
• Support design team in all design / development related tasks.
• Participate as a team member from concept though execution of original designs which express the unique Chilewich brand.
• Provide specs and clear instructions of all new products to Chilewich Production team in order to transition smoothly from design to sampling and ultimately to production
• Understand and implement seasonal calendars to prioritize projects to meet deadlines
• Update and maintain library of past and current materials in the studio

Qualifications
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art, Surface Pattern, Textile, Industrial or Product Design
• Experience 1-3 years in design industry
• Creative and aesthetic design point of view compatible to the Chilewich vision.
• In depth understanding of design work with proven experience
• In depth fine art/design knowledge
• Dedication to improving and designing processes to increase efficiency
• Impeccable organizational skills, the ability to multitask and a “no job is too small” attitude.
• Strong proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop and Office software
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please send your cover letter, resume and link to work or website to careers@chilewich.com