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JR. PRODUCT DEVELOPER - Leading Footwear Manufacturer - $45-55k
Location
Hicksville, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Footwear
Job Function
Product Management
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

JR. PRODUCT DEVELOPER - Leading Footwear Manufacturer - $45-55k

Our client, a Leading Footwear Manufacturer, is actively seeking a Product Developer to join their team in Long Island. This position is located in Hicksville, NY, which is commutable by train from Manhattan.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research to identify industry and competitive trends
  • Follow-up with external vendors and factories regarding changes and/or details 
  • Collaborate with design team on all requests
  • Create development sheets with the material, color, and construction information 
  • Partner with vendors to source fabrics and trends
  • Improve the development process by tracking reporting requirements such as plan analysis, calendar actualization, and developed/adopted reports
  • Maintain samples in showroom

Requirements:

  • At least 3-5+ years of experience in product development or design, preferably in footwear but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in merchandising, design, or related field
  • Sharp eye for design, detail, and style
  • Market savvy with the ability to stay knowledgeable of current trends
  • Process-oriented with a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid understanding of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office – must be fully proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop

 Please submit your resume and portfolio for immediate consideration.

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