Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Designer will assist the Director of Trend & Design to produce new
style directions that reflect market trends and match customer needs. They will partner with Global Product Merchants on merchandise selection in development of product.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Gather market data on key fashion trends and conduct competitive shops to keep abreast of trends
  • Identifies emerging themes and new inspirations with Director of Design and Merchandising VP
  • Creates presentation boards and presents and recommends seasonal concepts to merchandising team
  • Partners with store planning and visual teams to implement design
  • Conducts color forecasting and color matching for seasonal color stories
  • Coordinates furniture, flooring, kitchens and baths, and accessories for in-store strike points
  • Maintains and gathers trend information for the home industry
  • Utilizes computer design programs to draw and/or edit images

NATURE AND SCOPE

The position will report to the Sr Manager Trend and Design
No direct responsibility for supervising others.


ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produc
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Knowledge of the competition; knows the business and industry.
  • Knowledge of design-related computer software

Atlanta, Georgia

​When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.

Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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