More than 4 years in same field if the candidate have own designing will most preferred.
Apply attaching with your design sketches/ portfolio and date of designing.
Designing experience in men's shoes, wallets, Retail leather goods.
A Footwear/SLG Designer will use their thorough understanding of market conditions, consumer needs, the manufacturing process and their design excellence to develop the next generation of products.
He/ She will influence the category with knowledge and experience relating to the consumer, current and upcoming trends, culture and insights, as well as anticipating the future needs of consumers. In addition, you'll use your credibility and respect with Design, Development and Marketing personnel to collaborate on projects and maximize effectiveness.
Develop new - SLG (Small Leather Goods) Design
Work with Design Management, Development and Marketing personnel to collaborate on Design projects and maximize effectiveness.
Travel, shop the market, research the competition.
Create design visualizations quickly and efficiently
Build structured seasonal product strategies and trend boards
Constant interaction on all aspect of product line plans, briefs, color palette, pricing, themes, graphics, and strategies
Work with development and engineering on line schedules and adhere to the product calendar, ensuring that all developments are on track
Working with developers to coordinate and develop new materials, constructions, processes and procedures
Responsible for getting product from concept to market - design, scheduling, line-building, and sample co-ordination.
Competition analysis - styling, colors, top sellers, strategies
Understanding of fashion trends and direction through travel & research
Innovation of new designs and technologies
Travel to sole and component manufacturers for sourcing and development
Bachelors degree in Industrial Design, Accessory Design, Footwear Design, Fashion Design (OR) 6+ years related work experience
Ability to sketch accurately and proportionately & provide detailed specifications.
Must understand the production process at the factory level.
Proficiency in Photoshop and/or Illustrator and experience with 3D design programs like Solid works is a plus.
Must have great communication skills and work well with others