FUEL Recruiters is recruiting for a Footwear Product Designer to join our client’s team in Stoney Creek, ON.
Our client is a very reputable footwear manufacturing company, with over 100 employees. They are a publicly traded organization and offer employees many benefits. Our client specializes in recreational and industrial footwear apparel. They are looking to expand their design team to focus on a women’s footwear line and have entrusted in us to bring forward high caliber candidates.
Take the lead on research and development of new fabrics/ construction techniques
Design a women’s footwear line
Develop plans for the seasonal product mix based on analysis and research of trends and forecast within the fashion industry to ensure customers’ needs and wants are met
Ensure brand integrity, size and fit are consistent within the product category
Create and maintain all patterns; ensure all changes are managed through all stages of the development process
Provide information of technical details to product developers as required
Arrange fittings with product developers of footwear to understand fit
Communicate internally with development, marketing, support and fulfillment teams
Self motivated, reliable and hard working
Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
Excellent time management skills and organizational skills
Ability to take direction and to work independently and efficiently
Able to work in a fast paced environment while meeting the demands of many different departments
Must have a solid understanding of design and fashion or graphic design programs
An asset would be to have experience with fabrics, garment construction and fit, including the ability to fit on live models and translate to flat pattern
Post secondary graduate in design or fashion related program
3+ years experience in the fashion design industry
Pattern grading an asset
Please apply with your resume as soon as possible. Only those who are chosen for an interview will be contacted. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.