Footwear + Color Designer - Medium Level -- LA Based

Los Angeles, (partial on-site)
Job Terms:
$59.00 Hourly
Start date:
Posted By:
Tamira Imondi

Job Description:

COLOR DESIGN opportunity 
*Please provide links to LinkedIn and portfolio when applying 
**Will have the opportunity to travel to Portland, OR
***1-2 Interviews will be virtual 
****Will work 3 days on-site with flexibility
*****Position will go longer

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a college or university in a relevant Design subject or equivalent combination of education and experience
3 years of practical experience in design environment (Footwear/ Apparel/ Accessories/Color - or industrial design, fashion design or similar design related areas)


Through partnership with our global sports + footwear brand, the purpose is to bring Ye’s creative vision to life.
In collaboration with the entire Product Creation Team, the goal is to lead in color expertise, application and strategy, collaboratively with the design team. Maintain and grow the color design direction harmoniously across COLLECTION FTW. These design ideas and solutions will shape the look and feel of the footwear.

Key Responsibilities:

• Creatively explore new ways to bring Ye’s color vision to life on key franchises
• Support in palette creation, seasonal research, design presentations: physical and digital
• Support team in efficient color strategy across inline design projects
• Create technical color CADs and supporting documents for Collection design projects
• Deliver/present color CAD handovers to the cross-functional team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work through complex and ambiguous projects while maintaining positivity, productivity, and speed
• Ability to quickly shift focus when Ye/BU design direction changes
• Problem solving attitude & can-do personality. Proven ability to find success through challenges
• Proficient understanding of the product creation process
• Proficient knowledge of footwear color, materials, construction, and production
Strong color CAD tech pack efficiency
• Strong knowledge and use of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)


Client Description:

Our client strives to be the global leader in the sporting goods industry with brands built on a passion for sports and a sporting lifestyle. They are committed to continuously strengthening brands and products to improve their competitive position. Their strategic focus is on increasing brand credibility, elevating the experience for their consumers, and pushing the boundaries in sustainability. The execution of their strategy is enabled by a mindset of innovation across all dimensions of their business as well as their digital transformation.