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Confidential
Job Title
Footwear Designer
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Footwear
Job Function
Design - Fashion/Product

Footwear Designer

 

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.

 

Requirements:

 

-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

 

Responsibilities:

 

-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)

 

-Material selection

 

-Prototype correction

 

-Basic line-building 

 

Please submit your resume along with a little bit about yourself, what you’re doing currently, and why you are interested in the position. 

 

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