Nine West Group is currently seeking Interns for Footwear and Handbag Design. This role assists the Design team in all aspects of the footwear or handbag design process (trend research, sketching, materials/colors, detailing of the line, samples, market week). Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Perform trend research via web and magazine to provide the design team with latest trend concepts
Assist in the building of the footwear collections
Organize materials and attend supplier meetings
Maintain material and construction libraries
Log and follow up on footwear samples
Assist in the setup of the showroom prior to market week
Attend pre- and post-market sales meetings as well as various meetings with major accounts during market week
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred areas of study are Footwear or Accessories Design
Excellent communication and organization
Multi-tasking and prioritizing skills
Must be able to take initiative
Must be able to work well within a large team
Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, Word
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.