Footwear Designer

Job title: Footwear Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Irvine
Remote: No
Reference: 412259
Contact name: Christina Turner
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is seeking a creative Footwear Designer to join their team. As the Footwear Designer, you will be responsible for researching inspiration, developing new footwear design concepts, sketching ideas, creating technical packages, and overseeing samples.

• Oversee research and inspiration to create a cohesive concept each season, review emerging trends and shapes, and research local markets

• Develop flats and sketches for all designs as part of a cohesive seasonal collection aligned with the brand’s overall aesthetic and vision

• Prepare all necessary components for design presentations, such as sketch boards, proto reviews, and production meeting preparation

• Collaborate with other Footwear Designers and various cross-functional teams and maintain strong business relationships with external partners

• Lead sample review sessions, provide recommendations, note feedback, and update sketches as necessary

• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• 3+ years’ experience as an Footwear Designer

• Technical knowledge of fabrics, silhouettes, prints, colors, and trims

• Proficient with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

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