Footwear Designer - Childrens - Leicestershire

Footwear Designer - Childrens - Leicestershire

£Dependent Upon Experience
REF: 10636 EE

Job Description

Footwear Designer - Children’s

If you already have experience of working in character licensing and are looking for a new opportunity, this could be what you have been waiting for. A leading supplier is opening a new division within their business to focus on licensed products for kids and they need an experienced design to join the team and give them clear direction.

Footwear Designer - Children’s – The Role

  • Development of casual footwear collections from initial concept hand drawn sketches during client meetings through to final sample stage
  • Building relationships with licensors and retailer partners to deliver exactly what each customer is looking for
  • Constantly create new designs and innovations to drive forward existing product ranges
  • Latest trend research and sourcing new materials/new innovations
  • A confident communicator you will be comfortable dealing directly with key high street buyers and customers promoting your designs from start to finish
  • Extensive travel within the EU, China and the Far East

Footwear Designer - Children’s – The Candidate

  • Highly creative with a passion for fast, trend led fashion footwear
  • Ideally you will have experience of and enthusiasm for licensed products
  • Creative eye and attention to detail, ideally with some technical/production knowledge
  • An appreciation of shape, proportion and human anatomy
  • A versatile approach to design with equal ability on both CAD but especially hand drawing
  • An understanding of different materials and how they can be used with the benefit of costs to meet the customers required price points
  • Excellent Illustrator/Photoshop and hand draw skill
  • Able to travel offshore

Footwear Designer - Children’s - The Company

This is a global company who are expanding their client base all the time and have worked hard to get where they are today. Working with a core group of customers, this company value their staff and ensure they are supported in their roles.

Footwear Designer - Children’s - The Package:

  • An excellent salary is available for suitable candidates.

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to –

e.glover@peoplemarketing.co.uk

If the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

Please note that we cannot accept files in excess of 5MB.

We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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