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Footwear Designer

Employer
AMIRI
Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
BOE
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Job Details

AMIRI is seeking a creative and experienced Footwear Designer to join the team. A successful candidate will be responsible for designing and developing a range of footwear products that meet the needs of our customers. The role will involve working closely with the design team and other departments to ensure the product is developed and delivered to the highest standards. If you are passionate about footwear design, and have a keen eye for detail, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
 
Responsibilities

  • Designing and developing a range of footwear products. 
  • Conducting market research and identifying trends to inform product development. 
  • Creating and maintaining technical drawings and specifications for products. 
  • Working with the design team to develop product concepts and prototypes. 
  • Liaising with suppliers to source materials and components for products. 
  • Collaborating with the production team to ensure products are manufactured to the required standard. 
  • Working with the sales and marketing teams to ensure products meet customer needs and are effectively promoted. 
  • Managing product development timelines and ensuring products are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Following development of product/project.
  • Collaborating with the design team to brainstorm and develop new product ideas. 
  • Creating sketches and renderings of footwear designs. 
  • Conducting material research and sourcing for prototypes and final production. 
  • Participating in design meetings and presenting concepts to the team. 
  • Conducting fittings and making adjustments to prototypes for optimal fit and comfort. 
  • Reviewing and approving product samples for quality and adherence to design specifications. 
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends, consumer preferences, and competitor analysis. 
  • Maintaining accurate records of design concepts, technical drawings, and product specifications. 
  • Assisting in the development of style guides and design documentation. 
  • Providing guidance and support to junior designers and interns. 
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including product development, manufacturing, and marketing, to ensure smooth product execution. 
  • Attending trade shows, fashion events, and industry conferences to gather inspiration and stay informed on emerging trends.
  • Ability to pivot and jump from project to project.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in fashion design, or a related field. 
  • 2-4 years of experience in footwear design. 
  • Strong skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Docs and Excel. 
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with others. 
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.

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