Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist Design Team.
  • Shop for inspirational designs and competitive landscape each season.
  • Pull swipes/samples to assist in line development.
  • Help develop and organize colors & materials for the season.
  • Sketch (hand sketch & illustrator).
  • Help build line from conceptual sketches to final approved prototypes.
  • Communicate daily with overseas offices regarding the status of the product and approvals.
  • Follow a time & action calendar.
  • Complete techpacks.
  • Create development tracking charts and upload styles to shared drives.
  • Help create and execute a competitive product line thatĀ supports the brands’ strategic objectives, quality components, and trend concepts.


  • College degree in Design preferred.
  • 1-3 Design internships in the shoe industry preferred.
  • Must be able to sketch technical footwear drawings.
  • Illustrator and Photoshop required.
  • Knowledge of development process and working with overseas factories and customers preferred.
  • Effectively manage time, multi-task, and pay strong attention to detail, and work within a team environment.
  • Technically competent with software programs, Excel/Outlook.
  • Ability to prioritize/execute in a highly fluid environment.
  • Good written/oral communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and listening skills.
  • Knowledge of synthetic materials and leathers.
  • Ability to do design forecasting and research.
  • Highly organized.
Salary commensurate with experience.