Senior Designer Children's Footwear

  • Job Reference: JB4024
  • Date Posted: 15 August 2017
  • Location: Nottingham or London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Design
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Julie Brogan
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0115 948 7979

Job Description

Our client is a progressive character license apparel company currently looking to recruit a Senior Designer across Children's footwear.  The position could be based in either of their Nottingham or London office.

Senior Designer Children's Footwear - The Role:

  • Reporting into the European Design Manager, you will be responsible for the design and development of the European (including UK) children’s footwear collections for licensed character designs.
  • Creating seasonal trends, colour palettes and silhouettes. 
  • Responding to fashion trends and inspiration, interpreting them into commercial products suitable for the high street customer.
  • Proactively seek to bring new and innovative ideas to enhance the Footwear business. 
  • Work with designers and developers in China on the sampling and development of seasonal ranges. 
  • Work closely with the Sourcing Team and their supply base to understand and develop capability and speed.

Senior Designer Children's Footwear - The Candidate:

  • A creative, conscientious experienced footwear designer, with a clear understanding of the children’s market and working with licensed products.
  • Experience in designing footwear is essential.
  • Highly creative, flexible work style with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Interest in working with kids footwear.
  • Full knowledge of Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat.
  • Work well as a member of the Global Design Team and have a can do attitude.
  • Good time-management and organisation skills.
  • Innovative style with strong commercial eye.
  • Strong team player who is driven to succeed and draws inspiration from working collaboratively with others.

Senior Designer Children's Footwear - The Package: 

- Competitive, dependant on experience

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.