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Job Title
PRODUCT DEVELOPER / ASSOCIATE DESIGNER - Women's and Kids Footwear
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Footwear
Job Function
Design - Fashion/Product
Product Management

PRODUCT DEVELOPER / ASSOCIATE DESIGNER - Women's and Kids Footwear

Women's and Kids footwear manufacturer seeking an Associate Designer and Product Developer for their licensed and owned brands.  Must have footwear experience.   

  • Travel to overseas factories, suppliers and partner offices to assist and complete any necessary product development needs
  • Communicate technical specifications, material selections and overall product information to company’s offices and factory partners to ensure clear direction and accuracy of samples
  • Collaborate with Sales Team to maintain sample calendars that meet customer meeting, development and order objectives
  • Observe the evaluation of the fit, wear and commercialization of pre production samples to improve overall product knowledge
  • Communicate with Product Development / Design Director and Pricing Department to problem solve potential costing and sourcing issues, being prepared to discuss and execute alternatives in development components
  • Travel the domestic marketplaces to research seasonal trends, competitor products and new technologies relevant to the industry and the company’s product matrix
  • Direct, with regular communication to Product Development / Design Director,  junior and assistant product developer’s workloads and schedules to assist in projects they will participating in
  • Create product designs, marketing presentations and merchandising proposals through a strong knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and Excel programs

Participate in customer presentations, as needed or requested by the Sales Team and as an assistance to their meetings, to promote trend, product and commercialization information

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