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!


We are currently accepting resumes for a Design Librarian in our Fairfield, NJ office. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, have a passion for design and previous experience maintaining a library. This role will report to our PD Project Manager.


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:


  • Associate in Textile or Fine Arts Preferred
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience preferred, librarian maintenance a plus
  • Knowledge of materials, weaving, and construction
  • Design savvy through social media, web, and other sources
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Upbeat and Energetic
  • Creative Thinker
  • Independent but able to work on a team
  • Ability to follow up on projects and tasks
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Excellent time management
  • MS office: Word, Excel, power point
  • Database management skills
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Able to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Able take and understand direction
  • Passionate and proactive
  • Open to feedback
  • Detail Oriented and highly organized


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.


 Perks:


  • 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
  • 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


Benefits:


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus program
  • Paid days off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Complimentary Flu Vaccines
  • Retirement Plan in which company automatically contributes approximately 10% of your annual compensation
  • 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


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.


To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at www.phillipjeffries.com.

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