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Designer II

Deckers Outdoor Corporation

Goleta, CA | Onsite or Remote Possible

May 2
Job Description

Summary of Duties: Design product that meets category and overall brand creative direction. Develop concepts, sketches, and product ideation for assigned categories against product briefs within deadlines established. Work closely with product and development to choose materials and design products within specific pricing goals. Create artwork for new designs to evaluate styling, color and design combinations. Create cover sketches and technical details for development team to utilize in expediting tech/spec packages. Contribute as needed to seasonal inspiration planning. Collaborate closely with development and product team to design products to meet product briefs at target cost. Schedule meetings with internal team and external partners and supplies agendas, relevant samples and additional materials. Utilize knowledge of current consumer and market trends and interpret those trends into commercial product. Collaborate with Product and Development coordinator to coordinate on access, ordering and delivery of samples where needed. Responsible for maintaining team samples for easy access to reference and confidentiality.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Industrial Design or related field and 4 years of experience related to footwear design.

Applicants must have demonstrated experience with the following:

creating and presenting compelling mood boards that communicate the vision of upcoming footwear collections; developing concepts, sketches, and product ideation for assigned categories against product briefs within the deadlines established; working with product development to choose materials and design products within specific pricing goals; collaborating with development, product line management and material teams to design products to meet product briefs at target cost; construction techniques, outsole construction, last making; manufacturing process from sketch, to teck pack, to prototype, to samples and commercialization; creating technical footwear tech packs on Adobe Illustrator within a 1 to 2 week timeframe turnaround; outsole tooling design, including ideation, tech pack creation and blueprint corrections; building compelling color and material stories; rendering colored Illustrator merchandising boards to evaluate styling, color, and design combinations; developing big picture storytelling ideas and merchandising across categories; designing and developing innovative material concepts to be used across design categories; current consumer and market trends and interpreting those trends into commercial product; and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

SALARY: $110,000 - $120,000/year

The salary range posted reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this role in our Goleta, CA location. Individual pay will be determined by location and additional factors, including job related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary for your preferred location during the hiring process.

CONTACT: If interested please apply online at: (REF16030). Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Deckers Outdoor Corporation

From our corporate offices to our global retail stores, there’s a curious, independent spirit that’s distinctively Deckers Brands. We’re about giving people the freedom to pursue their passions. And we’re committed to helping them succeed; to become their best selves. That’s why we’re about more than work, the 9 to 5 or daily grind. We’re about opportunity - opportunity to create, to grow and to have an impact.

As we work to become better at everything we do, how we better the world matters, too. Our products and brands are loved, no doubt about it. But the difference we make in people’s lives begins with our people, right here at Deckers Brands. We’re adventurous, spirited, unafraid of new challenges and willing to take chances. We are always ready to rally around a cause.

Put simply, we want all of our people to thrive - to reach their full potential and have fun while doing it. Because in the end, Deckers thrives when our people thrive.