Large midtown accessories and footwear company is seeking a slipper designer. Designer will be in charge of developing a twice-yearly line of private label and branded slippers for men, women, and children. 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. At least 3 years in slipper development required.
-Communicate with China consistently through development process regarding materials, fit, and styling
-Work in Photoshop/Illustrator to create color CADs of styles for selling purposes
-Must have a strong knowledge of trends and line-building
-Will be in charge of organizing samples and setting up for product review meetings
-Maintain communication with design and production departments
-Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary
-Create trend/mood boards for each season/brand
-Must be able to work independently
-Must be able to handle a large workload, stay organized, and multi-task
Experience in other footwear categories a plus.