Footwear Designer Position Available
The Designer will work closely with the design team and is responsible for creating and innovating creative design solutions for the Pastry brand that are consistent with PASTRY’s brand philosophy. The Designer will report to the Senior Designer of the Athletic division and is expected to interact efficiently the other Athletic division designers, interns and overseas developers.•Manage the design direction and provide creative design solutions for PASTRY’s product lines. Responsible for the end-to-end product design process including; seasonal mood board creation and themes, designing, sketching, drawing flats , making color ways, applying graphics, prints and finishing details to products, working with the team to oversee completion of tech packs for each assigned project.•Work closely with the Product Line Manager & Commercialization teams in Asia to ensure time line scheduling is maintained for the design process, spec drawings and product development. Must be able to work independently, and as part of the larger team to design cohesively and achieve a unique look for each season and collection.•Understanding of footwear construction costs and the ability to maximize design features within budget parameters based on target FOB costs is a must.•Provide recommendations on new technologies, constructions, materials and innovations to enhance performance, comfort and fit while continuing to set style trends.•Streamline design processes and procedures that will facilitate final design integrity and accurate fit.•Ensure deadlines and processes are executed effectively and efficiently.•Required to participate in retail presentations and tradeshows as needed.•Other duties and projects related to Project Canvas, XOXO and Kensie brands as assigned.
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