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We're Hiring

Junior Designer

First and foremost, this newly created role has been introduced to the Armadillo team with the goal to provide the next generation with an opportunity to develop, build a career and learn about our wonderful business. The Junior Designer would be providing the wider R&D team with administrative and departmental support.

About You

Our ideal candidate would be growth oriented and keen to start building a lasting career in design and product development. With an openness to learning, you will approach this role in an adaptable and hands-on way.

Ideally, you will have:

  • A background in textiles (technical textiles, woven or knotted would be a preference), interior design or product design/development would be ideal.
  • An eye for detail with strong organizational skills and the appetite to manage administrative tasks.
  • The ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.The ability to lift large rugs and rug samples in line with WH&S policies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to identify and implement process efficiencies where possible.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • The desire and ability to travel internationally (India) or domestically periodically.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with research of ideas, source material and support design ideas.
  • Accurate product ordering, tracking of samples and scheduling of photo shoots or test rugs.
  • Maintaining accurate and thorough product documentation inclusive of product photography, filing and archiving (digital/physical), and maintaining product lists for other departments.
  • Support in the physical and digital Research & Development (R&D) sample management.
  • Creating and formatting effective communication tools, such as R&D decks and staff product training presentations.
  • Assist with the range development with the R&D team e.g. gather inspirational references, drawings, pattern work & CAD development.
  • Liaising with India-based team to achieve aesthetic and functional features with guidance from R&D Manager & Designer. Develop CADs as required by the sales team.

About Us

Armadillo is a global Australian brand with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco.

Since its inception in 2009, Armadillo has remained true to its mission as a purpose-led business, dedicated to making a difference not only in the sanctuary of the home but in the world around us.

Our collections are handmade by true artisans, keeping an ancient lineage of craftsmanship alive. Each Armadillo rug is exquisite, exuding a nuance of color, texture and composition that lends our range its breadth and timelessness.

As the first Australian and American rug maker to achieve B Corp status, we practice ethical living in all we do. We hope to inspire a more natural pace of life with products that are kinder to the environment and strive to make a lasting impact on the lives of the next generation.

Working at Armadillo

Our people have made Armadillo the brand it is today and as such, we have created a supportive and stimulating environment that nurtures the personal and professional growth of employees at all levels. We embrace fair workplace practices, equal employment opportunity, cultural diversity, and health and well-being. We also proudly offer our employees:

  • An Employee Assistance Program
  • An annual career development fund
  • A health & wellbeing allowance
  • Additional leave days for community volunteering
  • Generous staff discounts