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Web Developer - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Family run since 1902, The Romo Group specialises in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. There are currently 6 design houses operating within The Romo Group, each with its own unique style. For more details about the company and our brands please visit: www.romo.com

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Web Developer to expand the small team responsible for the development and support of all internal and external web-related functions. This is a unique opportunity to take a leading role in the development and future direction of our corporate web sites.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

Writing website modules, to expand and enhance website functionality, this may include:

  • specifying requirements
  • some graphic design (Usually graphic design is provided, and the web team convert that that into working web code.)
  • ability to test (writing automated tests would be useful)
  • deploy code using git
  • enhancement, maintenance and bug-fixing of existing website modules
  • write code to interface with our internal systems/databases, through a variety of methods,including web API's and bash scripting
  • The web-team also maintain the email marketing database/system using OpenEMM, which is Java based.

Skills and Experience:

Required Languages

  • PHP
  • Javascript (including JQuery)

PHP Framework

  • Yii2 or similar preferred

Database

  • MySQL (or similar)

Platform

  • Linux (Centos 6) (or similar)

Source Control

  • Git (or similar)
  • An appreciation of good website design and layout.
  • An understanding of responsive website design.
  • An understanding of linux command line usage.
  • Ability to do basic linux system maintenance.
  • Ability to think creatively and bring ideas to the table.
  • Ideally holds an IT related qualification
  • Excellent planning skills and the ability to respond to time frames and deadlines
  • Be highly organised in managing own workload
  • Able to adapt to change at short notice
  • Clear and confident communication skills both written and verbal

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match our role please submit an up to date CV and covering letter demonstrating your experience and interest in this role. Please send these to recruitment@romo.com for the attention of John Whitehead.

Showroom Sales Associate - Florida, USA

Join our dynamic team of Sales Associates and become the face of one of the most reputable, exciting and trendy companies in luxury textile design today. You will be the driving force in the development of our sales efforts for all of Romo’s seven brands in your geographic market. Romo’s team of representatives combine their passion for sales, luxury design, and customer service to drive sales growth and market share while forging strong and meaningful relationships with the design community.

As protagonist ambassadors of the Romo brand, our Sales Associates model the company’s values of integrity, originality and customer service, paired with a deep passion for the company’s contribution to the design profession.

If you are you looking for a successful and hip company that has the feel of a Silicon Valley start-up, with the foundation of an established 5th generation family owned business, then Romo may be your next home! We offer competitive salaries, bonus potential, and a comprehensive benefits package including 401k.

What will you do?:

  • Work with Interior Design clients to promote suitable fabric and wallcovering solutions for a wide variety of design projects
  • Shop designer schemes within existing product ranges
  • Display integrity and a relentless commitment to providing the best possible customer service
  • Manage all aspects of order enter including price requests, quote and order processing, along with follow up
  • Maintain inventory of memo sample library
  • Merchandise the showroom by properly maintaining showroom esthetic while keeping displays visually enticing
  • Manage our customer base and build key relationships within the design community
  • Increase our customer base through research and observation, including the use of social media in order to create new leads and become a prime designer resource
  • Make a conscious effort to host and attend industry events

Requirements:

  • College degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in either Design, fashion related sales, or prior industry sales experience
  • Positive, energetic, can-do attitude
  • Passionate about luxury products, interior design architecture and/or fashion
  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management and follow up skills

What's in it for you?

  • A unique corporate culture with a strong focus on employee satisfaction.
  • 100% covered Medical Benefits
  • Dental. Life and disability Insurance
  • 3 weeks of Paid Vacation
  • Profit Share
  • 401K with 4% match

Candidates may send resume and cover letter to:

Frederic Henry

CEO

The ROMO Group

16722 West Park Circle Drive

Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

Email: careers@romousa.com

Black Edition Senior Textile Designer - Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

Full time, Permanent, Kirkby-in-Ashfield


Salary dependent on experience


Part of The Romo Group, Black Edition, is a leading design house in the textiles and wallcoverings industry. Family run since 1902, The Romo Group now has six established brands, all with their own unique character and style, that specialise in the supply of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings to both the domestic and contract markets. Since launching in 2013, the Black Edition brand has continued to forge its own identify creating designs with a distinctive, edgy style and characteristic colour palette for the luxury interiors market. For more information on our brand please visit: www.blackedition.com


We have an exciting opportunity for anexperienced Textile Designerwithexceptional talent and creativityto join our dynamic and busy Black Edition design studio to work alongside a team of designers on a variety of tasks.
Main responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Creating original, unique designs for a variety of applications.
  • Actively researching into design and colour trends.
  • Interpreting trends appropriately for the brand.
  • Working proactively with all members of design, buying and production teams, supporting and developing business relationships to ensure successful results at all levels of the product journey.
  • Liaising with suppliers to provide feedback on trials and developments throughout the design and production process.
  • Visiting suppliers to assist in overseeing fabric and wallcoverings production.


Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Textile Designer in a commercial setting.
  • A high achieving degree in Textile Design or similar qualification.
  • Be a dedicated, passionate and industrious designer with an aspirational taste level to meet the complexity of this role.
  • Good knowledge of all aspects of the commercial fabric printing and production process including digital, rotary and flat bed.
  • A strong knowledge and previous experience of CAD.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work closely with all members of the design team and with other relevant departments.
  • Be flexible and practical with task management and with an ability to work under pressure and within time scales.
  • Exceptional organisation skills.
  • A sound understanding of Intellectual Property rights and all aspects of copyright related to design.


The successful candidate will help oversee and create exclusive designs that meet the ethos of the Black Edition brand and should display an affinity with and understanding of the brand. Working with the design team and working in collaboration with the Brand Director and other senior members, external suppliers, and internal departments to deliver quality fabrics and wallcoverings to be launched into the international market.

If you believe you have the skills and experience that match this role please submit anup to date CVandcovering letterdemonstrating your experience and interest in the role. In addition, to support your application, we would also require you to submitrecent examples of your work. Please send these directly torecruitment@romo.com