Millennial Brands
Date Posted: 4/25/2017

Senior Footwear Designer

  • Company: Millennial Brands
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Required Exp: 5 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Rocket Dog is looking for a Senior Footwear Designer to join the team in Los Angeles.

General Summary

The Sr. Designer is a leader with creative ability to work with a team, manage the seasonal and annual product calendar, lead design direction as well as introduce fresh innovative designs that are fashion forward and trend relative. He or she will work to understand the brand, its consumer, heritage and produce volume driving product that reaches a broad customer base. The Sr. Designer would manage and work closely with both the domestic sales and international team in certain design needs in addition to development of seasonal product directions.
This person should own the managing of the full product process, communications to all parties and conceptualization to market.

FUNCTION/ KEY RESPONSIBLTIES:
- Provide creative leadership and inspiration guidance and framework to the Design team.
- Apply market research, knowledge, subtract trend insights relevant in working with product development to identify seasonal key details and overall product direction.
- Build upon brand DNA, signature product attributes.
- Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure design objectives are reflected in creation and execution of the product.
- Sketch, detail and process new design concepts and constructions for development based on brand design guidelines.
- Outline and merchandise skus for proto and sales samples.
- Work closely with China team in all communications to factories.
- Track and follow up on the progress of development and sales samples.
- Make proto corrections in person or by photos.
- Assist and lead presentations with strong verbal and visual execution, in preparation for design and sales meetings.
- Manage and drive multiple design projects from conceptualization to finished product adhering to calendar deadlines.
- Remain current and knowledgeable of competitor’s top sellers, technologies, styling, and direction.
- International and domestic travel as required, trade show attendance and key customer meetings as directed in speaking to brand seasonal direction and product supporting this.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

- 5+ years of footwear design experience
- Bachelor’s degree in design related field or combination of education and experience
- Ability to create footwear drawings and demonstrate knowledge to interpret current trends
- Highly motivated team player
- Ability to prepare and present information in a visually compelling way and articulate creative concepts to a broad audience
- Excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills and problem solving abilities
- Ability to prioritize, manage and complete all projects within specified time-line
- Proficiency in Microsoft Applications, MAC OS, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Perks

Date Posted: 4/25/2017

Senior Footwear Designer

  • Company: Millennial Brands
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Los Angeles
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Rocket Dog is looking for a Senior Footwear Designer to join the team in Los Angeles.

General Summary

The Sr. Designer is a leader with creative ability to work with a team, manage the seasonal and annual product calendar, lead design direction as well as introduce fresh innovative designs that are fashion forward and trend relative. He or she will work to understand the brand, its consumer, heritage and produce volume driving product that reaches a broad customer base. The Sr. Designer would manage and work closely with both the domestic sales and international team in certain design needs in addition to development of seasonal product directions.
This person should own the managing of the full product process, communications to all parties and conceptualization to market.

FUNCTION/ KEY RESPONSIBLTIES:
- Provide creative leadership and inspiration guidance and framework to the Design team.
- Apply market research, knowledge, subtract trend insights relevant in working with product development to identify seasonal key details and overall product direction.
- Build upon brand DNA, signature product attributes.
- Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure design objectives are reflected in creation and execution of the product.
- Sketch, detail and process new design concepts and constructions for development based on brand design guidelines.
- Outline and merchandise skus for proto and sales samples.
- Work closely with China team in all communications to factories.
- Track and follow up on the progress of development and sales samples.
- Make proto corrections in person or by photos.
- Assist and lead presentations with strong verbal and visual execution, in preparation for design and sales meetings.
- Manage and drive multiple design projects from conceptualization to finished product adhering to calendar deadlines.
- Remain current and knowledgeable of competitor’s top sellers, technologies, styling, and direction.
- International and domestic travel as required, trade show attendance and key customer meetings as directed in speaking to brand seasonal direction and product supporting this.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

- 5+ years of footwear design experience
- Bachelor’s degree in design related field or combination of education and experience
- Ability to create footwear drawings and demonstrate knowledge to interpret current trends
- Highly motivated team player
- Ability to prepare and present information in a visually compelling way and articulate creative concepts to a broad audience
- Excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills and problem solving abilities
- Ability to prioritize, manage and complete all projects within specified time-line
- Proficiency in Microsoft Applications, MAC OS, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

Perks

Date Posted: 4/25/2017

Senior Footwear Designer

  • Company: Millennial Brands
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Los Angeles
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available