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Job# 21653 BH# 311394
Contact# 5646853

Footwear Designer

Company Overview:

Our client is a cool, contemporary and fashion forward development and distribution resource for retailers.  This global business has grown exponentially and has expanded into licenses and has many fashion partners.  With an eclectic group of brands they represent, this company is the perfect place to let your entrepreneurial spirit soar.

Position Overview:

In this role you be responsible for development and design of line(s), detail spec sheets for prototypes, lots and confirmations from concept to final execution 


• Track development of confirmations and update spec sheets as needed 
• Maintain and update line sheets, material recaps and sample requests 
• Coordinate with overseas office, ordering materials, approving materials and supervising sample lot production 
• Select colors, materials, linings and ornamentation for individual styles 
• Responsible for prototype corrections, correcting ornaments, correcting colors/leathers 
• Overseas travel to conduct technical corrections to last and constructions from first prototype to confirmation and approval samples 

Key Qualifications:

• 5-7 years of footwear design experience 
• Experience in comfort footwear is beneficial 
• Strong ability to sketch by hand 
• Willing to travel to Brazil 2-3 times a year 
• Strong CAD skills 
• Knowledge of footwear components, technical corrections and global/domestic sourcing of materials