Custom Technical Designer - Live Oak

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Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: LaGrange, GA, US, 30240

Company: Milliken and Company

Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Milliken & Company is a global, innovative, industrial diversified manufacturing company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, the company works around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make our world more sustainable. Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs, and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents – and more than 5,000 patents worldwide. Milliken is widely acknowledged as an international leader in research technology, innovation, and customer service. With over 35 manufacturing facilities located in the U.S., U.K., Belgium, France, China, India, Mexico, and Australia, and other sales and service operations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, Milliken's more than 7,000 associates work to deliver innovations that do good for the world, create new experiences, and build for the future.


Job Title: Technical Design – Floor Covering 

This position is responsible for Technical Design support for New 

Product Introductions and Custom Design Requests for the Commercial, 

Hospitality, and Residential Markets Business of the Floor Covering Division. This position is 

located at Live Oak in LaGrange, GA. The position reports directly to 

the Design Manager – Custom Product Development. The work schedule is 

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. 


Key Responsibilities: 

• Provide creative and technical design support for custom carpet 


• Provide technical design support for new product development and new 

product introductions 

• Assist with custom sample color and design creation and approvals 

• Working with Business Leadership, Sales Associates, and A&D community 

to assess design/color requirements and translate into openline and/or 

custom products 

• Support manufacturing and production ranges with design and/or color 



Qualifications – Required: 

• Minimum of 1-2 years graphic or textile design experience 

• Proficient in Adobe Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator), Microsoft Office 

(Excel/PowerPoint/Word), Outlook 


Qualifications – Preferred: 

• Degree in Graphic Design or Textile Design 

• Proficient in Ned Graphics 

The successful candidate should demonstrate strengths in the following: 

• Design portfolio of recent work 

• Problem solving and analytical skills 

• Initiative and self-motivation 

• Excellent communications skills 

• Works well as part of a team 


By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people's lives and make the world around us easier, safer, more sustainable and more beautiful.