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Assistant Footwear Designer

Greenwich, CT 06830

Posted: 06/11/2019 Job Category: Design, Footwear Designer Job Number: 111369

Company: Well known, reputable accessories company

Location: Metro NY Area

Title: Assistant Footwear Designer


  • Responsible for writing proto, lot and confirmation specs
  • Track development of confirmations and update spec sheets as needed
  • Maintain and update line sheets, material recaps, and sample requests
  • Photographing/logging/storing all originals
  • Responsible for tracking leather development for the season
    • Create & maintain material binder for the season
    • Liaison for material feedback to China
    • Track & maintain approved swatches
  • Gather inspiration for new season design and create trend re-caps
  • Design thumbnails for upper and ornament design
  • Sketch and ink designs
  • Render designs for presentation
  • Photoshop CAD programs:
    • color-ups
    • ornament tech packets
  • Work with design team to create moods for the season (color palettes, prints, materials, etc.)
  • Participate in Design Meetings
    • Responsible for taking comprehensive notes
  • Participate in proto corrections
  • Participate in shoe base corrections post-market
  • Assist in any post-market salesman sample development
    • This includes:
      • CADs
      • New material or color development
      • Working with Senior Designer on new spec development


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design
  • 1-2 years of design experience
  • Strong sketching skills required
  • Proficient with CAD software
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite & Adobe Creative Suite are required

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