Footwear Developer (in house)
We look for a skilled and experienced shoe developer to join our dynamic VETEMENTS design & development teams that translates cutting edge ideas into product.
- Work as a part of design team on creating new footwear styles.
- Support the design team in translating shoes and sneakers ideas in products.
- This position requires excellent organisational and project management skills
- Plan, coordinate and execute projects from insights gathering to brief stage, through design, development, costing, and into commercialisation (initiation / planning / execution / monitoring / closing)
- Work closely with other member of development and production teams to plan project development according to the seasonal structure that lead to on–time delivery of sales samples and production confirmation
- Participate in meetings and improve project workflows in order to guide design and sampling team and ensure proper development at all stages while meeting cost, quality and brand objectives
- Work with manufacturers and suppliers on existing and current development projects, this also includes traveling to our production office in Italy and Portugal in order to work with the on the ground and potential other destinations
- Review all prototypes/samples and feedback to manufacturers in conjunction with production team.
- Manage technical development of assigned styles from design concept through to production-ready hand-off, ensuring both fit and technical engineering meet or exceed expectations
- Manage technical product data sheets
We look for motivated goal oriented professionals with 5+ years experience, who fluently speak English and Italian languages and would like to join our in house team.