Footwear Designer, All Levels & Styles

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We are looking for all levels and styles of Footwear Designers of our the Los Angeles Area Clients.

Footwear Designer will partner very closely with Product Development team in the process of creating footwear products in a fast paced fun fashion work enviorment!


Key Responsibilities:
• Manage color and model creation for a line of footwear.
• Trend/market research, utilizing merchandise briefs to create footwear concepts including sketching, rendering and tech-packs and seasonal color CADS and creation.
• Create SMU’s (Special Make Up) colors, styles, and footwear re-colors
• Analyze and evaluate other designs and advises courteously
• Partner with Footwear Development team on the footwear products
• Research color and style trend analysis and communicates to Product Development team via samples, trend boards, etc.
• Up to date on current trends in footwear, competition.
 
Skills:
• Proficient with computer design software (i.e. Adobe Illustrator, Adobe
• Photoshop) and business computer software (i.e. Microsoft Excel, Word,
• Powerpoint; Apple Keynote) (Solidworks, Alias, Rhino and other design software a plus+)
• Professional attitude & presentation
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret product design briefs
• Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other design,
• development and merchandise staff, employees and the general public
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong problem solving skills


• 4+ years of experience.
• Footwear design experience or an equivalent combination of technical experience and training.
• Minimal travel required, domestic and international (approx. 10-20%)
• Willing and able to work additional hours when needed
• Bend, lift, open and move up to 25lbs