Designer Shoes & Accessories

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Job Details

Job title

Designer Shoes & Accessories, aeyde

Location

Berlin, Germany

Level

Senior Manager

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

As the new Designer for Shoes & Accessories you will play a key role in building and growing the aeyde business in the area of product design. The main focus will be on:

  • Working closely with the Creative Director to shape the direction for shoes & accessories
  • Play a leading role in the design creative process
  • Keep an overview on trends and general movements in the industry
  • Developing original concepts for shoes and accessories
  • Design 4 – 6 collections / year
  • Define new shapes, last and heel families
  • Sourcing materials at leather fairs such as Lineapelle
  • Design seasonal material and colour schemes
  • Create colour-ups rendered by hand / Illustrator
  • Create detailed tech packs for shoes designs, heels and hardware, accessories
  • Follow the prototype development together with the product development team
  • Strong network of factories and suppliers is a plus

The Ideal Candidate

  • 6+ years professional work experience in the area of product design shoes & accessories
  • Good degree in product design, fashion design or related field
  • Excellent illustration skills (hand drawings, cad-design)
  • Experience in managing a critical path for design and any relevant steps along the process
  • Well organized, self-driven and solution-oriented work ethos
  • High level of flexibility and prioritisation of tasks in a daily changing environment
  • Hands-on mentality and start-up driven
  • Excellent communication skills in English (and any other language is welcome)
  • Excellent handling of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop, Microsoft Office

Language skills

  1. English, Full professional proficiency

About Us

aeyde is a digital first, direct-to-consumer brand offering distinctive designs that integrate effortlessly into a modern wardrobe. aeyde’s small, dedicated team is based in the heart of Berlin and all products are manufactured by family owned factories in Italy. The team is composed of international people that share the same vision and motivation to help aeyde grow further.