100% fashion Staff with care

Footwear Designer

Long Island, New York

Post Date: 08/01/2017 Job ID: 84605 Job Category: Design, Footwear Designer

 

Title: Brand Builder

Company: Footwear Company

Location: Long Island

Responsibilities: 

Brand Builder plays a vital role in helping accomplish Company’s Mission, by developing product for a brand that is:

•    Designed in alignment with the brand’s identity
•    Priced appropriate to the customers’ needs
•    Made accurately using clear & effective communication
•    Developed in a timely manner
•    Using least amount of effort and resources
•    Using shortest, most streamlined processes on NY side, as well as China side
•    Able to be mass produced without technical issues 
•    Kid-friendly and safe
•    Have a perceived value for the end customer that is higher than its retail value, so we continue to have repeat customers


•    Brand Builder helps manage our brands and our accounts by retailer
•    Merchandise the line based on customers’ price points and merchandising strategy
•    Take detailed notes in meetings, or work off meeting notes and request product from overseas using that direction
•    Communicate regularly with overseas on different aspects of product development process
•    Maintain dashboards to ensure all sample requests are shipped/satisfied in a timely manner
•    Research trends
•    Build on past sales to help retain and increases existing business
•    Shop online and offline

CAD, PE AND WS RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Creating cads
•    Entering worksheets in Sneakernet
•    Reviewing samples for accuracy
•    Reviewing and correcting pullovers via photo/skype or both
•    Keep costing of specific materials in mind
•    Source materials and components 
•    Know duty, construction and legal parameters
•    Work closely with Sales to ensure all requests are met
•    Entering data in PE

•    Trend shopping. Domestic and/or international as needed.
•    Travel to meetings as needed


Requirements: Illustrator, Footwear preferred NOT a must, must be commutable to Long Island. 


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