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ENTRY LEVEL FOOTWEAR DESIGNER – MULTI CATEGORY

Advanced Design Concepts, LLC k

Reading, MA

Apr 11
Job Description

As an Entry Level Designer, you will work on a range of projects, initially under the tutelage of the Senior Designer and then on your own, as your knowledge and experience grow.

Responsibilities:
• Assisting in CAD creation and revisions, color updates, technical packages, color way options, graphics, prints, and other various details.
• Developing a working knowledge and understanding of the Footwear and Sporting Goods industries.
• Understanding basic footwear construction, sole mold development, costing and fit as it relates to footwear.
• Attending Semi-Annual Northeast Material and Component Show
• Gathering relevant trend and consumer information
• Assisting in compiling, organizing, & maintaining the in-house reference shoe sample and material library
• Participating in Client Briefing conference calls and meetings.
• Working as an integral part of a design team to develop solution plans & execute accordingly.

Qualifications:
• Education: Degree in Industrial design
• Years of design experience: 0-2
• Proficiency in Illustrator and Photoshop, preferably on a Mac.
• Strong sketching and rendering skills to communicate concepts and ideas.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks.
• Ability to manage time, understand deadlines, and balance a multiple project workload.
• Ability to think & conceptualize in 3 dimensions

Other:
• Some footwear design experience is a plus (past internships/school work)
• Local candidates preferred

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Advanced Design Concepts, LLC

Advanced Design Concepts is a design and development firm, founded in 1988, and located just north of Boston, specializing in the conceptualization, research, design & development of footwear and sporting goods equipment.