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Shaw Industries Inc Designer - Hard Surface in Cartersville, Georgia

Job Title

Designer - Hard Surface

Position Overview

Shaw Contract is a global design leader in commercial flooring for some of the world’s most creative and innovative environments. Our vast, sustainable product offerings can be found in diverse markets such as workplace, healthcare, hospitality, education and multi-family dwellings; supporting the spaces in which we work, learn, live, play and heal. We focus on insights and solutions for People and the Planet.

Position Overview

A designer is needed to implement development of hard surface products for the Shaw Contract brand product line. The designer would work in a collaborative environment, developing hard surface products suited to various markets and segments for commercial flooring.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for design and colorations for hard surface visuals from concept to completion, including concept design phase, following through development and the manufacturing, and supporting execution of marketing materials and sales training. Creativity and innovation are important to develop Shaw-exclusive visuals for hard surface products that respond to customer insights and business needs.

  • Market research in color and design trends, product presentations, participation in industry design and trade shows, international travel to work with partner manufacturing companies globally.

  • Exhibit a creative graphic design approach to all tasks with the ability to manage multiple development projects, exhibit excellent time management skills and work in a team environment.

Position Requirements

  • Four year college degree and/or advanced degree: Graphic and/or Design related

  • Experience in hard surface product design

  • Knowledge of Resilient products

  • Must have excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and/or AVA Cad design

  • Ability to travel, including international travel

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work globally

  • Initiate aesthetic sense and intuitive understanding of design and color principals

Required Competencies

  • Innovate

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Learn Continuously

Based upon experience level of the candidate selected, the position may be filled as Designer or Senior Designer

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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