Junior Footwear Designer

[Footwear Design Degree and/or Experience A Must, Female’s Preferred]

With three generations of family artistry, design knowledge and experience, Italian Shoe Factory is the foremost manufacturer of bespoke shoes & private label footwear worldwide. As a Junior Footwear Designer, you will be working alongside the Creative Director and product development team to assist them in all aspects of the design process, from conception through to development. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible in Dubai, UAE.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support product development team with CADs and mockups as well as any in house design tasks
  • Assist in concept ideation, sketching, and creation of technical packages/specifications
  • Researching new materials, stocktaking and maintaining the materials library
  • Participate in consumer and trend research
  • Assisting in meetings by handling prototypes, organizing materials, or presenting color schemes
  • Create sourcing packages for overseas vendors including materials/trims/hardware
  • Assisting in day-to-day administrative tasks & client relations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Footwear Design is a must
  • At Least 2 years experience in footwear design or strong footwear internship equivalent
  • A strong working knowledge with Photoshop, Illustrator & Corel Draw
  • Ability to sketch designs by hand and/or on a computer
  • Knowledge of footwear construction, textiles, patterns and fit from inception to production
  • Must have strong organization and communication skills
  • Team player with a great attitude and passion for design
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment & relentlessly resourceful

To Apply: Kindly email us your resume, design portfolio and a cover letter to jobs@italianshoefactory.com.