Ladies Footwear Designer

Location
London
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
23 Sep 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
VM-160-RP4
Contact
Val May
Function
Design
Job Type
Permanent
We are looking for a fabulous Women's Fashion Footwear Designer required to join this leading supplier to key fashion retailers across the UK and Europe.
Working within a close knit team you will be required to design and develop new product ranges in response to the customer’s needs, creating new lines in response to the ongoing market trends and fashion directions

Main Responsibilities will include:
  • Ensure timely development of product ranges in line with market trends and customer needs.
  • Assist in the sourcing and development of new raw materials/components to ensure that they are cost effective to the relevant product area and to ensure that they are technically sound
  • Ability to interpret 3D designs as and when required
  • Comparative shopping and trend analysis research
  • Present overview with mood boards to line manager
  • Visiting trade shows
Person Requirements:
  • Experienced Footwear Designer who has worked for a supplier to the high street
  • Experience working with Far Eastern and South American factories
  • Experience working closely with the Buyers to their design brief
  • Must be aware of seasonal key trends with a commercial eye
When applying for this role please attach some relevant work from your portfolio.