Surface Designers | Household Commodities

Remote or Minneapolis
Job Terms:
hourly W2 rate
posted by:
Anne Baesemann

Job Description:

Aquent's client, a large retailer/packaged goods corporation is looking to view portfolio's of Surface Pattern Designers (would be designing for Household Commodities​). This contract position will most likely be REMOTE/OFFSITE for project-based needs. Could also be on-location in Minneapolis. (Timelines and project dates TBD >> there could be project needs starting soon that would last for several weeks.)

This role would be designing surface pattern designs - for Household Commodities/consumer goods for trendy corporate retail. This could include: understanding client briefs or style guides, developing new designs for specific determined Collections, helping research, visualize concepts, and creating custom designs for Household Commodities including facial tissue, paper towels, plates, bowls, mugs, thermos, etc. More details forthcoming. 

Experience working with Fortune 500/100 companies, well-known or specialty brands, or agency work helpful.

Portfolio must demonstrate some of or combination of Textile Design, Surface Design, and Pattern design. 

More details forthcoming but if interested please apply with portfolio.


- Portfolio demonstrating Pattern Design, Textile Design or Surface Design 

- Understanding of Surface Design trends -- (corporate brand standards and style guides)

- Must understand household/home hard/soft goods trends and pattern techniques, how to create unique designs with ability to be mass produced 

- Creative Suite (hand painting, photo realism, transferring or creating patterns in Adobe Illustrator...)