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Phillip Jeffries

Design Librarian

Design · Fairfield, New Jersey
Department Design
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Phillip Jeffries is looking for a Design Librarian to join our Design Team!

The Design Librarian will be assist  with new designs for launch to growth the sales of this category and increase the production for PJ manufacturing. This position will report directly to the PD Project Manager.

If you’re looking for a rapidly growing company that has the feel of a start-up and the foundation of an established business, Phillip Jeffries may be your next home!

What you will be doing:

Archive Maintenance:

  • Maintain archive sample library
  • Organize incoming development samples, mill developments, and yarn banks
  • Identify material composition and constructions for filing
  • Vault organization, maintenance, cut down and file process
  • Update tipcard vault library in inventory
  • Maintain vendor diversification drawer and sub drawer
  • Announce new developments to Design Director and CEO (Yammer)
  • Organization of launch samples, materials and tip cards
  • Oversee archive and launch loaner samples
  • Organize new development samples throughout launch cycle
  • Assist team with Product Development launch cycle
  • Assist with sales tool mock-ups
  • Prepare master samples for each new collection

Design Assistance:

  • Assist Product Development team as needed
  • Assist in creation of mood boards
  • Prepare studio and design area for product review
  • Assist with artwork handling for new development
  • Maintain digital design archives and print library
  • Assist in creation of product inspiration tools
  • Update layout of forms and documents as needed
  • Ship, track, receive, and distribute samples and artwork
  • Assist with design guests, vendor meetings, events, and team luncheons, as needed
  • Update design resources for Product Development Team
  • Assist Design Director with any miscellaneous tasks
  • Make appointments with design guests and assist with travel preparations

Studio Maintenance:

  • Manage office and artwork supply and reorders
  • General studio upkeep

Must Have:

  • Bachelor degree in Textiles, Fine Arts or related field
  • A minimum of 1 years of experience, librarian maintenance a plus
  • Knowledge of materials, weaving, and construction
  • Design savvy through social media, web, and other sources
  • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Able to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Able take and understand direction
  • Listening Skills
  • Independent but able to work on a team
  • Self-managed
  • Ability to follow up on projects and tasks
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent time management
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • MS office: Word, Excel, power point
  • Database management skills
  • Experience with AVA preferred

Why Phillip Jeffries?

As a purpose-driven organization, we truly believe that where you work matters. We are committed to creating an organization with a higher purpose, a place where our talented team can truly flourish. Phillip Jeffries believes in creating an environment with opportunities to grow personally and financially, offering volunteer opportunities that support our community and environment as well as extending a rich benefits package to care for our most valuable assets, our team.


  • Stocked break room with complimentary healthy snacks and beverages
  • Easily accessible, just minutes from Routes 46, 80, 23 and GSP
  • Unique culture that includes an annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Frequent team building activities
  • Annual holiday party and picnic
  • 4-time “Best Places to Work in New Jersey” winner (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Beautifully designed office space that includes open concept and collaborative work spaces, large kitchen, library, inclusion of live plants, convenient nursing room, privacy rooms, and access to natural light via most all work stations
  • Paid time off for community service with the ability to take (3) paid days off per year to volunteer during a work day and (3) days per year on a weekend earning you an additional (3) days of comp time
  • Gym rewards of up to $240 per year for every month that at least 12 visits are made to one of +4000 facilities


  • Competitive salary
  • Paid days off
  • Paid holidays
  • Plan option that offers 100% company paid medical benefits
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • Complimentary Flu Vaccines
  • Tax advantages through Flexible Spending Accounts that allow you to pay for specific healthcare and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • Financial protection through Accident, Short Term Disability, Hospital and Cancer Insurance
  • Identity theft protection
  • Retirement Plan in which company automatically contributes approximately 10% of your annual compensation
  • Bonus program

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of product, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

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  • Location
    Fairfield, New Jersey
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience