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Footwear Designer II

Company: New Balance
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

For over a century, New Balance has inspired athletes and communities of all kinds in their pursuit of excellence. We innovate fearlessly, guided by our core values and we are driven by the belief that conventions were meant to be challenged. We seek leaders and pioneers - because there's no time to wait around for next. At New Balance, We Got Now. JOB MISSION:Design products that meet the category and overall brand creative direction. Design innovative performance products by balancing functionality, aesthetics and engineering. Work within a category on color/material/trend and make sure they align with overall brand creative direction.MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Participate in creative vision during off sites and other design events.
  • Under minimal supervision, exhibit solid design skills with ability to meet key project deadlines.
  • Work on multiple projects across several seasons.
  • Assist others in projects to ensure that category is delivering against deadlines.
  • Work independently within Triad team and have a strong understanding of the product creation process and timelines.
  • Have a strong understanding of shoe construction, process and costing as well as able to prioritize workload and deliver projects on time.
  • There will be travel with senior level designers.REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS
    • BA or Master's degree in Industrial Design and/or Fashion design or related area. Innovation, Engineering degree is a plus
    • 4 years minimum with responsibility in footwear design with a general understanding of footwear, design, construction, materials, sourcing and commercialization.
    • Minimum 4 years of industrial design experience with innovation focus
    • Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketchbook Pro, Rhino/3D a plus
    • 2D-3D Drawing by hand or computer, ability to visualizeOur Benefits: Our products are only as good as the people we hire, so we make sure to hire the best and treat them accordingly. In addition to a comprehensive traditional benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc.) we proudly offer a slate of more nontraditional perks - opportunities like on/offsite seminars, customized team building sessions, tuition reimbursement, and various mentorship programs - that encourage our associates to grow personally as they develop professionally. You'll also enjoy a flexible work schedule, gym discounts, fitness reimbursements, and volunteer opportunities, because work-life balance is more than just a buzzword - it's part of our culture.Learn more about our BenefitsEqual Opportunity Employer:New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.

Keywords: New Balance, Lawrence , Footwear Designer II, Other , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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