Large Midtown NYC accessories and footwear company is seeking a footwear designer. Designer will work with the rest of the footwear team to create a 2x yearly large footwear line for men’s, women’s, and kids. This position is very Photoshop/Illustrator heavy, so potential candidates must possess a strong knowledge of the two programs. Ability to create prints in Illustrator is mandatory. Slipper experience a plus.
-2+ years in the footwear industry
-Must be extremely proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator
-Sketching ability (hand or computer) required
-MUST be a team player with a positive attitude, able to take on a large workload, and multi-task
-Knowledge of different types/qualities of PU
-Must be okay with some physical labor (showroom setup, etc)
-Knowledgeable and interested in current trends
-Creating CADs of footwear images in Photoshop/Illustrator
-Assist with completing projects for salesmen/buyers
-Trend research, creating trend boards/presentations
-Create prints in Illustrator
-Sample management (I.e. photographing samples, giving style #s, etc)
Please submit your resume along with a little bit about yourself, what you’re doing currently, and why you are interested in the position.