Senior Women's Footwear Designer

Recruiter
Michael Page Fashion
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
30000.00 - 39999.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Expires
05 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

This is a pivotal role within the footwear and accessories where you will be at the forefront of the design direction for these areas.

Client Details

Our client is a well-established footwear business across women's, children's and men's categories, with a huge amount of blue-chip design talent and backgrounds within their team.

Description

Reporting into the Design Manager, you will already be an established Footwear Designer with a high fashion yet commercial handwriting, used to responding to trends in a fast paced way. Accountability will include the below:

  • Design direction, creating seasonal trends, colour palettes and silhouettes for the footwear and accessories areas
  • Responding to catwalk trends and inspiration in an extremely fast paced way, interpreting into commercial product for the high street customer
  • Continual review and reaction of the market and social media to identify emerging product opportunities
  • To be continually aware of emerging trends and competitor product
  • Work closely with the supply base to understand and develop capability and speed

Profile

  • An experienced footwear designer, with a clear understanding of the fast paced women's fashion market

  • Highly creative, flexible work style with the ability to work in a rapid paced, energised environment
  • Innovative style with strong business acumen
  • Strong team player who is driven to succeed and draws inspiration from working collaboratively with others

Job Offer

Competitive according to experience