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Company:  Madewell

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Jan 28, 2023

Asst Footwear Designer


Min $50,000 -  Max $87,000 




Title:                 Assistant Designer, Footwear

Reports to:        Senior Designer


Overview:         To assist with Designers in creative execution of the product.




  • Work closely with Designer  to create concepts, color stories and develop materials and trim 
  • Prepare professional presentation boards with illustrations, CAD artwork
  • Assist in research of seasonal trends, themes, colors, raw materials
  • Work with Technical Design in preparing specs from initial concept to technical design cards.
  • Work with Production to maintain design concept through out production process.



  • 0-2 years Design experience
  • Design degree (preferably with focus in Accessories)
  • Strong illustration & hand sketching skills
  • Demonstrated creative sense and ability
  • Trend/fashion awareness
  • Excellent color sense
  • Technical sketching ability 
  • Working knowledge footwear construction and components
  • Detail oriented
  • Self directed
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Good follow through, sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to do creative, focused visual presentations
  • Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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