Senior Designer, Women's Footwear

Burberry
Central London, London SW1A 2DR, UK
Posted 1 day ago
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INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB DETAILS

Design, WW Shoes

Permanent role

Full time & In house

London, UK

JOB PURPOSE

Responsible for designing a complete WW Shoes collection in collaboration with the design team

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • R esearch, design and develop new concepts for a collection

  • Responsible for creating the 'design vision' for the collections

  • Work collaboratively with cross functional teams to design and develop products that are fit for purpose for the customer, brand and business and generate the 'wow' factor

  • Sketching of the collections and materials

  • Development of all hardware for the collections

  • Involved in the fittings and development of all prototypes and samples (including pre-production fittings)

  • Partner with the Product Development teams. Work closely with the PD Managers to develop each category from initial concept through to finished product

  • Responsible in working alongside the Merchandising teams. Cultivate effective working relationships

  • Input and update an archive of reference material for all collections including sketches, fabrics, accessories, hardware and trim

  • Work as part of a strong, dynamic design team to be market leaders

  • Travelling to visit factories and ensuring standards are followed through and maintained

PERSONAL PROFILE

Degree in Fashion Design (BA or MA)

Strong concept, research and creative skills

Demonstrated passion and focus for WW Shoes

Excellent communication skills

Organised and team orientated

Strong hand sketching skills

Advanced Adobe skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Fluency in English essential

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FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || DESIGN || NO DEPARTMENT - FPT9010 || n/a ||

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