Sr. Designer, Womens & Kids Footwear

Westwood, MA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
$100,000 — $115,000 / year
Full time


Here at HEYDUDE, we are a team of Go-To's who work together to embrace and embody our brand values in everything we do. We dare boldly, putting progress over perfection to bring our consumers and fans the most comfortable shoes on the planet. We aim to be steadfast and engage genuinely with our consumers and each other. We keep it simple, welcome all, and strive to have a “Hey Day!”

Interested in being our next Go-To? Check this out!

We’re looking for a Sr. Womens/Kids Footwear Designer to join the fastest growing brand in the footwear industry! Reporting to the Sr. Design Manager Womens/Kids Footwear Design as the Sr. Footwear Designer you will have the opportunity to build a global collection based on comfort, style, trend, and an easy everyday feel. We are looking for individuals that have a passion for the consumer, the HEYDUDE brand, and innovation.

What You'll Do

  • Own and support the design of the Women’s/Kids footwear line
  • Apply Material, Color & Pattern to Designs throughout the Seasonal Design Process
  • Work closely with Product Management and Product Development to ensure footwear designs will meet targeted briefs for cost and consumer demand, and will implement in a bulk production setting
  • Support & deliver designs through brand-right concept inspiration, form, detail, materials, color/print application, technical drawings, and cost; ensuring results are met in a timely manner
  • Cross-functional partnership and collaboration with design, product line management, development, and merchandising
  • Collaborate with the entire product team on trend & consumer research, marketplace travel & design inspiration
  • Broad marketplace understanding across all channels, including both fashion and sport lifestyle influences
What You'll Bring to the Table
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design or related field (or equivalent professional experience)
  • Minimum 5-8+ years’ experience of designing footwear products with a preference for candidates who have recently worked in Women’s footwear design
  • Proven ability with past successes on elevated trend, silhouette, material/trim specific to relevance in the Womens & Teen Girl/Kids marketplace
  • Expert with tools of footwear design – sketching, 2D & 3D form. 3D design program knowledge is a plus
  • Strong technical background and proficient in Adobe CC: Photoshop, & Illustrator
  • Possess a high levelknowledge of footwear construction, lasts, patterns and materials
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be a strong teammate while maintaining an ability to be self-directed and work independently
  • Some travel to both domestic and international markets is required

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability, or any other classification protected by law.

Title: Sr. Designer, Womens & Kids Footwear

Salary or Pay Range: $100,000 - $115,000

Workplace Persona: Collaborator

Pay offered will vary based on job-related factors such as location, experience, training, skills, and abilities.

This position is eligible to participate in a company incentive program.

This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D, short and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program that includes company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits.

Job Category: Corporate

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