Mid-level Footwear Designer

Western Province
2018-09-03 20:33:24

Job description

We are looking for an EXPERIENCED/MID-LEVEL Designer for Kids and Women's Footwear.

  • Footwear Design Development - CAD.
  • Deep technical understanding of Kids and Womens Footwear.
  • Deep retail skill and understanding, both local and global.
  • Develop concepts, moodboards, storyboards, etc.
  • Create new and fresh designs
  • Research Local and International Trends
  • Develop design brief
  • Maintaining and Building long term, successful supplier relationships
  • Working closely with the Design and Merchandise Managers/departments.
  • Price negotiations
  • Develop product spec packs/tech packs
  • Brief ideas, sketches and initial sample requests and costing sheets to relevant suppliers in line with sourcing strategy
  • Conduct supplier visits to ensure sample accuracy and review prototypes
  • ESSENTIAL: Do you have THREE YEARS (or more) FOOTWEAR DESIGN experience?
  • ESSENTIAL: Do you have ADVANCED Photoshop and Illustrator skills?
  • ESSENTIAL: Do you have a Fashion Design or Footwear Design Degree/Diploma, or similar?
  • ESSENTIAL: Do you have STRONG Technical understanding of Footwear?
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