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Contractor - Jr. Graphic Designer

The Junior Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation and design of Design House's marketing and sales collateral. This position is responsible for creating packaging, photoshopping product within stock lifestyle images, designing print brochures, creating digital assets for e-commerce, and product photography.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience under a senior designer and be a part of a fun team, at our fast-growing company.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Design within brand guidelines
  • Create labels and packaging using die lines
  • Product photography
  • Photoshop product within stock lifestyle images
  • Create print marketing collateral
  • Create digital assets for e-commerce
  • Support sales and marketing team as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • One to five years of experience in graphic design, experience at product manufacturer ideal
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Basic photography experience ideal
  • Thorough understanding of typography
  • Knowledge of properly setting up files for both print and screen
  • Highly organized and attentive to details
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in both Mac & PC operating systems
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Candidates must submit a link to online portfolio

 

Please send cover letter and resume to: 

Gabriela Oberlander
goberlander@todaysdesignhouse.com
5205 W. Donges Bay Rd. 
Mequon, WI 53092
 

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Product Manager - Lighting and Ceiling Fans

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify market trends via documented retail analysis, trade shows attendance, customer visits and international travel to suppliers.
  • Interface with every functional area of the company, (internal and external), involved in bringing our product lines to market: Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Suppliers, Quality, Marketing, Sales
  • Establish and distribute a complete competitive analysis of the top 5 competitors for each product category; including: strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats and estimated annual volume
  • Ensure complete product line offerings for Lighting and Ceiling Fans to maximize Design House market presence within all channels of distribution
  • Manage and prepare product line additions to meet key customer needs with Regional Sales Managers
  • Oversee and manage all required industry documentation, certifications and compliances.
  • Responsible for product set-ups and maintenance for all elements of product information within the company database
  • Work in harmony with sales team in developing, creating, supporting and participating in customer specific sales plans to maximize Design House positioning with targeted growth retailers
  • Work with Purchasing and Inventory teams to manage inventory planning for new product launches, active products and during SKO rationalization.
  • Communicate with sales force related to product enhancements, changes and alterations that impact the product line
  • Conduct in-depth annual competitive analysis, product value added analysis, followed up with reporting and presentation at regular Sales Meetings
  • Work closely with the Marketing and Executive teams for necessary IP and Trademark investigations through legal counsel
  • Direct and support development of various marketing materials, including product catalogs, new trade literature, etc.
  • Support customer requirements for shows and/or store event support

​​Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree (B.S. or B.A.), preferably in Business, Engineering or Marketing
  • 3-5 years product management experience.  Experience in consumer durable products is highly desirable; experience in lighting and/or fan industry is a plus
  • Demonstrated success in executing and launching successful products
  • Advanced computer skills in business based applications including Windows Office Suite
  • Must be able to work well both independently and as part of a cross-functional team, including high multi-tasking capabilities
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects with limited supervision to meet or exceed deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must demonstrate initiative, judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers as well the ability to handle confidential and proprietary information
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and has a positive attitude
  • Strong, practical, broad-based product management experience in consumer durable product line(s). 
  • Fundamental understanding of market research techniques and projects
  • Ability to plan, execute, and communicate market research projects as assigned
  • Experience with consumer-packaged goods
  • Experience with Trade or Consumer promotional products, events, or merchandising
  • Experience with team-oriented product development  

Please send cover letter and resume to: 

 

Gabriela Oberlander
goberlander@todaysdesignhouse.com
5205 W. Donges Bay Rd. 
Mequon, WI 53092
 

 

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