Footwear Materials Designer I (Temp)

Job Terms:
$26/hr - $29/hr
Posted By:
Kate Kobielsky

Job Description:

*** Our client has a customization platform that enables the consumer to create and personalize their own designs. Their team is focused on providing a premium customization experience that encourages co-creation digitally. ***

 - As our Footwear Materials Designer I, you’ll elevate this experience by driving material innovation excellence through the connection of design, development, and manufacturing.
 - You’ll leverage materials to deliver a premium, recognizable, and consumer relevant brand point of view in the marketplace through storytelling, editing, and curation.
 - You’ll support the development of the materials creative vision with an emphasis on materials optimization.


• Bachelor's degree in Design, Art or a related field with 3-5 years' relevant experience or an Associate's of Art degree from an accredited art school with 4 years' experience in a design environment working with materials, textiles and/or color trends
• Strong knowledge of sneaker culture and a strong consumer connection with sneaker customization, DIY, and maker culture
• Minimum 2 years' experience in Design-related roles, with preference for color, materials and trend
• Creative problem solver with proven ability to concept, iterate and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary design team
• Experience in branding with proven ability to incorporate marketing principles in design
• Passion for researching consumer and cultural insights
• Exceptional Presentation Skills; Visual Communication; Information Seeker
• Business and organizational skills
• Experience in participating in multiple projects with competing resources and deadlines


Client Description:

This client, named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories.