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Product Designer

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Lancaster, PA Pennsylvania, US, 17603

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You’ll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories.  We are North America’s best and most trusted manufacturer of resilient flooring and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

 

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

 

COMMUNITY


Community & Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

 

WORK

 

Who you’ll be working with:

  • Reports to the Design Manager
  • Collaborate with our Design Council

 

How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Product Designers create high quality digital designs for new flooring products as we strive for design excellence and leadership
  • Travel to our manufacturing facilities during color trials in order to provide direction and input
  • Represent Armstrong Flooring at design shows, trade shows and customer visits and incorporate relevant information back to into our products
  • Gather competitive intelligence and turn it into a manufacturable design
  • Identify market segment, color, texture, format and visual trends and interpreting into tangible product attributes
  • Create impactful concept boards connected to research and trends
  • Create new products and assist in the specification and manufacturing of these products
  • Develop and present design briefs for new product launches that outline launch objectives
  • Deliver professional speeches, presentations, and training sessions to a variety of audiences
  • 10% travel for conferences, vendor or customer meetings, color trials at plants or similar activities

 

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Interior Design degree, Industrial  Design degree, Graphical Design degree, or Fine Arts degree; or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of commercial interior design or product design experience in flooring or similar products
  • Cutting edge, leading vision for design
  • Must pass the Munsell Hue test for color accuracy
  • Advanced proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • AVA knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of project management best practices, organization and detailed oriented, and driving for results skill set
  • Ability to present ideas and designs to peer level employees
  • Ability to work on cross functional teams and place higher priority on organizational goals
  • Seeks opportunities to continuously improve
  • Strong Color Sense with a solid understanding of Color Theory

 

We’ll be excited if you have:

  • NCIDQ Certification
  • Easy Color Knowledge and experience
  • Masters in Fine Arts, Surface Imaging, or equivalent

 

Location: 2500 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17604
Product Designer Salary: $52,000 - $68,000 + bonus, based on experience


DEVELOPMENT

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many long-tenured employees with diverse career paths. We offer the following opportunities to promote a growth culture:

Certification

On-the-job training

 Tuition reimbursement

 Online learning

 Instructor lead courses

Job shadowing

 

BENEFITS


Competitive medical, dental and vision plans

401k with company match

Health Savings Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

Ability to purchase additional vacation

Employee discoutn program

Paid holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Mothers Rooms

 

LIFESTYLE

Company celebrations
Family picnics
Department gatherings
Casual work environment

 

In addition, our world headquarters office offers:

Campus-like environment

3 mile wooded walking path

Fitness Center

Lunchtime Café

Disc golf, volleyball, bocce ball

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

 

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity. 

 Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplace integrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at www.goscoutgo.com/searchfirmreferral


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