Design Technology Program Specialist - Holland, MI OR Calgary, AB (Hybrid)

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  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • May 01, 2024

Job Description

Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!


HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our team, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.


Why Haworth? Find out here!

Job Overview


We are currently looking for a Design Technology Program Specialist to join our team in Holland, MI OR Calgary, Alberta, CA.


As a Design Technology Program Specialist you will:


Create design tools that meet the business and design tools strategic direction.  Establishes the desired user experience and execution approach for Marketing Technology Design Tools to create competitive advantage for Haworth’s sales/field members, dealer network, and customers.


Some of the responsibilities include (but not limited to):


  • Works with Haworth leadership to understand global business and design tool strategies, to set direction for new products and their implementation into design tools that align to this strategy.
  • Develops design tools user experience, program specification, and product models that meet the design tool strategy, in alignment with Haworth’s business direction, to communicate Haworth’s new and existing product offering through design tools with precision, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Understands intent and details of Haworth’s product offering and direction to represent it in design tools to ensure easier, more accurate design, resulting in in less specification errors, more accurate designs, and improved customer satisfaction.
  • Creates and leads the implementation plan for new and existing products in design tools and is responsible for the testing, performance and final approval of design tool launch.
  • Presents design tools in the context of the strategy to all levels of business, dealerships and customers upon request to support understanding, purpose, and adoption of tools.
  • Leads training development for dealer designers and leaders to ensure successful use of tool.
  • Creates deployment plans for modifications and system enhancements, based on Sales, dealers, and customer needs, to continue to ensure Haworth maintains clear leadership in design and specification system development.
  • Collaborates with Business Unit, Design, and Engineering leaders to understand product and system strategy, business drivers, and product capabilities to ensure efficient logic, rule development, and performance are accurately reflected in design tool development.
  • Leads communication and relationships with dealer designers and leaders to ensure clear purpose, implementation, and adoption of tools.
Do you have these required qualifications?



  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Design, or similar.
  • Six years of experience in Design, Design Tools and/or Marketing,
  • Including two years design experience.
Do you have these preferred qualifications?


  • Haworth industry and/or dealership experience.
  • Manufacturing and/or engineering experience.
Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:


  • Design and design tool knowledge required.
  • Ability to understand business strategy and align design tool strategy accordingly, including functionality, enhancements, and structural development.
  • Ability to manage large and complex projects with multiple priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail; excellent communication skills required.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Strong presentation skills required.
  • PC and keyboard/mouse skills required.
  • Travels overnight away from corporate offices, including internationally, 25 percent of time.
Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.


We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.


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Haworth, Inc.