**CANDIDATE MUST RESIDE IN THE GREATER BOSTON AREA**
BBC International has been an International Leader in the Footwear industry for over 40 years specializing in sourcing, design and technology for licensed and in-house owned brands of footwear. We are a family friendly workplace with lots of growth opportunities.
COME JOIN OUR TEAM WITH THIS EXCITING OPPORTUNITY!
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Concept and Design of children’s footwear - including SMU’s and special projects as needed.
Organization of confirmation samples/bins.
Confirmation approvals of all samples.
Daily/weekly communication between China Offices on current season confirmation samples.
Upkeep of current Design CAD Deck, including all notes and review of incoming sample notes.
Document notes for all Licensor comments.
Work with Product Manager to keep extra samples and review/accept when they arrive.
PLM entry and development
Organization/upkeep of samples rack and cleaning/removing old samples.
Gather samples for Sales, when needed.
Travel to NY for Licensor meetings may be required.
Trend and market research.
Researching materials in our Swatch library and through competitive product.
Creating trend boards and color palettes for presentation.
Following though development of the product during the development season.
To be considered for this role:
3-5 years of experience in footwear design
Proficient in both digital and hand sketching techniques.
Strong proficiency in In Design, Photoshop and Illustrator
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Excellent taste level and brand awareness.
High level of creativity.
Strong sense of color, fashion, product, and trend knowledge.
Complete trend and market research.
Exceptional organizational, time management, written and verbal communication, and presentation skills.
The successful candidate will be eligible for excellent benefits:
Medical, Dental and Vision (100% Employer covered)
401K - Retirement and match
Flexible Spending Account
Vacation, Sick and Personal time