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Catalog Specialist I
Ref No.: 18-11990
Location: Seattle, Washington
Position: Catalog Specialist I
Location: Seattle, WA
Duration: 9+ Months

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This request is the second 10 headcount.
Resumes must be submitted with a portfolio!!
• Experience or history of putting together vignettes or designing with clients.
• Knowledge of design principles and experience putting design concepts together (floor plan layouts)
• Must know how to draft floor plans.
• No hard requirement on years of experience. Minimum 4 years if they don't have a degree.
• Leadership principles: Learn and be Curious, Earn Trust and Customer Obsession, Insist on the Highest Standards.
• Solid understanding of design principles, style and what's trending.

Milestones Or Deliverables:
Home Innovation is looking to expand our team with a talented tastemaker who is excited about building the best consumer experience in the furniture and design industry. We are hiring for an energetic, detail-oriented, and customer obsessed Interior Designer, who will contribute to short and long-term design products. The ideal candidate will have experience in interior design and a desire to delve into the world of e-commerce. You are endlessly curious about the online design space and are constantly seeking new learnings across Client and our industry. You thrive in an ambiguous and entrepreneurial environment and are excited to bring insight as we scope new areas.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Inspire customers by consistently raising the bar on what it means to have the best Home product shopping experience in the world.
o Investigate, document, and present industry findings.
o Act as the design link between our business teams and engineers by ensuring design principles are upheld as the program scales rapidly over time
o Collaborate with engineers to develop scalable algorithms; validate and troubleshoot the same.
o Contribute to new and innovative design products.
o Be the Home Innovation team's style expert and act as a sounding board for engineering, marketing and merchandising efforts.

Specific Milestones:
1 Collection curation and ratings for Client models - due before end of contract
2 ASIN style annotations and ratings for Client models - due before end of contract
3 Development of design style rule sets - due before end of contract
required skills

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
o B.A. in Interior Design or Architecture, currently working towards a design degree, or equivalent work experience.
o Tech savvy with the capability to learn new software quickly with little oversight.
o Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
o Aptitude for organization and ability to prioritize and deliver results.
o Portfolio required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
o Experience working in a start-up or other entrepreneurial environment, ability to handle ambiguity.
o Curiosity about home furnishing in the e-commerce space.
o Entry level Customer service experience.
o Entry level Machine Learning skills and/or desire to learn.
o Self-starter with the ability to work independently