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Job Title
ASSOCIATE FOOTWEAR PRODUCT DEVELOPER / DESIGNER (NYC)
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Footwear
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product
Product Management
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level

ASSOCIATE FOOTWEAR PRODUCT DEVELOPER / DESIGNER (NYC)

Global footwear company is seeking an Associate Designer/Product developer. Will be working on Men’s, Women’s and Children’s footwear. 2-3 years of footwear design/PD experience.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Travel to overseas factories, suppliers and partner offices to assist and complete any necessary product development needs
  • Communicate technical specifications, material selections and overall product information
  • Observe the evaluation of the fit, wear and commercialization of pre-production samples to improve overall product knowledge
  • Communicate with Product Development / Design Director and Pricing Department to problem solve potential costing and sourcing issues, being prepared to discuss and execute alternatives in development components
  • Travel the domestic marketplaces to research seasonal trends, competitor products and new technologies relevant to the industry and the company’s product matrix
  • Direct, with regular communication to Product Development / Design Director,  junior and assistant product developer’s workloads and schedules to assist in projects they will participating in
  • Create product designs, marketing presentations and merchandising proposals through a strong knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and Excel programs
  • Participate in customer presentations, as needed or requested by the Sales Team and as an assistance to their meetings, to promote trend, product and commercialization information

 

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