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Job Title
Footwear Designer
Location
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
10018
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Footwear
Job Function
Design - Fashion / Product
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level

Footwear Designer

 

Established fashion accessory company based in mid-town Manhattan seeks experienced designer, for the company’s footwear & swim business.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Talented team player with great energy needed to participate in the product development process of footwear. This role supports design and merchandising management in the product development process, including helping build line and merchandising of multiple brands

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Design and merchandise accessories (slippers, flip flops, casual shoes, swimwear)

* Product Development projects as assigned. * Prepare development packages and participate in communication and follow up

* Communicate design and construction changes to overseas vendors

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

* Minimum 3 years’ experience in footwear market

* Self-starter and highly motivated. Ability to excel in a fast paced environment

* Strong organizational skills. Ability to self-manage

* Strong communication and presentation skills

* Proficient skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and/or CAD

* Ability to design and merchandise products

* Prior experience designing licensed and novelty footwear a must