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SENIOR MANAGER TREND AND DESIGN

Atlanta, GA 30303
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE:\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EThe Sr. Manager Trend and Design will work with the Director of Trend \u0026 Design to produce new style directions that reflect market trends and match customer needs. They will partner with Merchants on merchandise selection in design and development of product. This individual will provide insight to industry trend direction and leading edge home fashion ideas that will drive overall merchandising decisions.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E15% - Research overall trends in industry. Consider factors influencing home fashions such as cost, selection of materials, production methods, new technology, safety, fashion trends and business strategy.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E20% - Acts as trend and design consultant to the merchandising group and senior leadership team.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E20% - Develop an understanding for strong, balanced assortments that include good, better, best strategy and core, must-have items. Provide trend direction in all categories.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E10% - Build and manage relationships with suppliers throughout product design and development process, in partnership with merchandising group\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E15% - Serve as company and Home Depot brand representative in design and development of new product categories\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E20% - Provide leadership to team of designers, including both internal company associates as well as external designers\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ENATURE AND SCOPE:\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EPosition Reports to Director Trend \u0026 Design \u003Cbr /\u003E Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. Planning, monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is required. This may include direct supervision of a shift or the coordination of multiple work groups. Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EEnvironment:\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003ELocated in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003ETravel: \u003C/strong\u003ETypically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EMust be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003EMust be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EEducation Required: \u003C/strong\u003EThe knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EYears of Relevant Work Experience:\u003C/strong\u003E 5-7\u0026nbsp;years\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPhysical Requirements:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003EMost of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications:\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003EBachelors degree in Design or related field preferred \u003Cbr /\u003E Knowledge of design-related computer software, including: Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark, CAD, Indesign\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E\u003C/strong\u003EThorough understanding of home fashion market; strong merchandising skills; experience working with mass merchants \u003Cbr /\u003E Extensive knowledge of design and ability to develop designs \u003Cbr /\u003E Presentation skills \u003Cbr /\u003E Meeting and negotiation skills \u003Cbr /\u003E Ability to research and apply market/trend information \u003Cbr /\u003E Strong management, leadership and communication skills\u003C/div\u003E

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Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-12-07

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Atlanta, GA 30303

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