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Shaw Industries Inc Shaw Contract Hospitality- Carpet Designer in Cartersville, Georgia

Job Title

Shaw Contract Hospitality- Carpet Designer

Position Overview

Shaw Contract | Shaw Hospitality 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.

Our Custom Designers create innovative carpet design solutions through holistic knowledge of the project with key accounts within a specific geographic area. The primary focus of this position is to service and support the regional sales team through direct connection with clients to capture and interpretation design briefs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with key hospitality clients to develop custom carpet solutions through a collaborative environment.

  • Responsible for taking designs from concept to full color product completion.

  • To research the market for new trends, and the ability to create from patterns, ideas, and color directions for the design of innovative products.

  • Develop exceptional custom design by using computer aided design system (CAD).

  • Manage interface between Client, Sales, and Custom Department.

  • Identify and target key decision makers focused on expertise that will allow us to develop business strategy to meet the customer needs.

  • Must be able to identify a problem and implement innovative solution with little to no assistance.

  • Develop and maintain both trend and product presentations.

  • Manage the design process to ensure that key dates/deliverables are met.

  • Conduct project meetings and conference calls with designers, architects and end users.

  • Coordinate pattern and color development as it relates to the full scope of the project

  • Understand the trend in design and color as it relates to each project.

  • Attend and participate in sales meetings and trade shows.

  • Develop insight into market needs and expectations as it relates response time.

  • Working with the brands owners on new projects and renovations.

  • Ensure that design requirements meet manufacturing criteria.

  • Review design brief with regional Design Manager to ensure that all information is documented at the start of the project.

  • Develop a measurement tool to ensure accuracy in interpretation of design brief to improve response time and the number of revisions.

  • Stay abreast of competition and competitive information and keep management informed of any changes in market conditions.

  • Working with our sales managers in each area in understanding hospitality sales and their role in the process.


  • Four year college degree OR High School Diploma/GED and 2-3 years p revious carpet design experience required

  • Trained in color and design application.

  • Must have the ability to think creatively outside of conventional concepts.

  • Understanding of the basic concepts of carpet manufacturing.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills Good time management skills - able to meet prescribed deadlines.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use Nedgraphics, Texcelle and Photoshop,

  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes trust.

Required Competencies:

  • Build Customer Satisfaction

  • Execute Action Plan

  • Learn Continuously

    Please note the position level and title is based upon experience of the selected candidate.

    Although our highly-distributed workforce can be found around the globe, Shaw Contract is based out of Cartersville, Georgia in our new highly-sustainable, world-class Create Centre facility, which is home to product development and marketing for our commercial division, demonstrating our commitment to hiring the best talent. We hire humble, collaborative and ambitious people and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed. Shaw Contract is the commercial design brand for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a vertically integrated manufacturer that supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile & stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets globally. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, and with manufacturing in the United States, Scotland, Mexico and China, Shaw is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with more than $4.5 billion in annual sales and 23,000 associates worldwide.​​​​​​​​​

Work Shift

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

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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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