We seek an experienced footwear developer who's innovative and passionate about elevated casual and athletic footwear to join our Vince Product Development team.
We are Caleres, a global footwear company with brands that fit people's lives. We are ferocious about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel good...feet first.
We seek people who:
We seek people with these qualifications:
- Manage the product creation process from concept through production, ensuring delivery in line with critical dates, product specifications and profitability goals
- Track and facilitate sampling and prototyping of products, identifying issues in design, construction or manufacturing, adjusting to deliver proven and tested product
- Maintain knowledge of market and consumer trends, category goals and new technology, leading new model and product introductions
- Collaborate and communicate with internal teams to proactively manage timelines and facilitate processes
- Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
- 5+ years design experience; footwear preferred
- Strong understanding of footwear construction, materials and product creation lifecycle
- Self-directed, proactive and able to own the full design and development process
- Proficient in Adobe Illustrator
- Ability to travel, international & domestic
But most of all, we seek people who share our values and our ferocity for fit.
People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.6 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.