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Steelcase Inc.

Designtex Textile Designer

Steelcase Inc. - New York City, NY


, a leading design and product development company that offers, innovative and performance-tested, environment enhancement surfaces and solutions. An inquisitive nature allows for us to be leaders in unique design, fabric technology, environmental responsibility and service. A Steelcase (NYSE:scs) company.

Supports design development activities for core product line of Designtex.

Assist in the technical design development of new products, supporting Director, Design and Principal Designers

Could include but not limited to facilitating technical pattern iterations with suppliers, adjusting pattern repeats and layouts, reviewing strike offs and finishing trials, writing color blankets.

Design, develop and color woven wallcovering product category

Work closely with suppliers, project manager, Design and Product development team to progress products to launch

Work with Project Manager, Design to maintain an up-to-date development status database

Maintain supplier reference library

Maintain artwork and development archive

Aid in organization and upkeep of a clean studio environment


Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, outside suppliers and consultants to support the achievement of development objectives.

Support internal and external Design activities to support Launch activities

Required Skills

Design experience in the textile industry desired, specifically Contract a bonus.

Color literacy desired

Familiarity with iterative design processes desired

Professional level verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with all levels of internal / external clients and suppliers.

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple, competing demands and priorities in order to meet established deadlines.

Ability and willingness to work extended days and travel up to 10% of the year, as needed, in order to effectively perform assigned role.

Comfortable with ambiguity and willingness to problem solve.

Required Experience

Undergraduate degree preferred in Design, Surface Pattern Design, Interior design or similar. Emphasis on technical textile design a bonus.

Minimum 1-2 years experience in textile design industry

Designtex offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about our company, visit our website at


. Designtex and Steelcase strongly support a diverse workplace and welcome all applicants.

Job Location

New York, New York, United States

Position Type




9 days 3 hours ago

Steelcase Inc.


Designtex Textile Designer Steelcase Inc. - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
We design and manufacture architecture, furniture and technology products, including, office chairs, desks, storage, and space divisions. As workplace experts, we help people to have a better work experience, by providing products, services and insights into the ways they work.