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Job Title
Footwear Designer / Merchandiser
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Footwear
Job Function
Design - Fashion/Product
Merchandiser
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level

Footwear Designer / Merchandiser

Large NYC Footwear and Accessories company located in midtown is looking for a footwear designer/merchandiser.

 

Must have at least 5 years of experience in Footwear Design. Our customers consist of Specialty Stores, Private Label stores, and discounters and the categories include men/women/children. Ability to sketch in Illustrator and make prints is required. This job is also very Photoshop-heavy. We are looking for someone who can jump right in and bring great new ideas to the table.

 

Job responsibilities include:

-Building and creating a twice-yearly line of footwear for categories listed above

-Trend research, shopping, and creating trend boards and presentations to buyers

-Implementing design of each style from concept to execution

-Special projects for salesmen as needed

-Communicating with China team during all stages of sample process to ensure correct and quality samples

-Sourcing new materials and ornaments, both domestically and through China office

-Manage other designers and distribute projects

-Come up with new ideas for monthly buyer meetings

-Creating and recoloring CADs of footwear styles in Photoshop

 

Requirements:

-Illustrator/Photoshop savvy 

-Interested in and knowledgeable about current Footwear trends

-Knowledge of how to interpret runway trends for a volume customers

-Organized and punctual

-A team player

-Able to work well with others and multi-task

-Constant innovation/ new ideas

 

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