Design Manager (Canada)

Do you enjoy mastery of critical industrial design techniques as it relates to footwear? We're looking for you!

Oakville, ON

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Overview: <ul> <li>Enjoys mastery of critical industrial design techniques as it relates to footwear, e.g., shoe constructions, specific shoe mold development, material properties, pattern work, and styling standards for categories. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>May include travel to Asia and domestically for specific projects or any required product support. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>To oversee the design department and lead all necessary training sessions in order to improve each member&rsquo;s skill sets as related to footwear design and marketing support. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Shops independently both locally and nationally to gain pertinent design and market knowledge.&nbsp;</li> <li>Studies both footwear and apparel markets to stay current with production techniques and product advances.&nbsp;</li> <li>Researches and recommends all design equipment and software needs. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Schedules and assigns design projects to team members. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Commercial creativity, design insight, and initiative is expected. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>May specialize in a category or brand. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Minimum of 3-5 years direct footwear experience.&nbsp;</li> </ul>