Ted Baker Jobs – Women’s Footwear Designer

Website Ted Baker

Job Description:

Reporting to the Head of Footwear, your role as Footwear Designer will be responsible for working on and supporting the end-to-end design process all the way through concept to pre-production of the Women’s Footwear collections each season. You will have a creative, inquisitive approach to research, strong illustrating skills and be able to create footwear illustrations as well as technical drawings both freehand and using CAD. Using your creative skills, you will manage and help support mock-ups, visualisations and colour ups. You will conduct research to create designs which are on brand, trend relevant and inline with the vision of Ted’s Global Creative Director.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all design specs include key measurements & detailed annotations of the design, including visual references and trim/ branding finishes required
  • Demonstrate your diverse handwriting style (strong, unique design handwriting required including hand drawing, illustrating and CAD design)
  • Select relevant and trend led silhouettes and techniques for styles
  • Work closely with Senior Footwear Designer to put successful fashion forward collections together within deadlines, whilst being aware of current trends and market/customer requirements
  • Creating mood boards relevant to the season to illustrate direction and inspiration.
  • Generate focused trend and inspirational research including through both 2D and 3D realizations
  • Independently own the setting up of design specs with detailed information to communicate requirements to factories
  • Support your team to ensure the Critical Path and key deadlines are met
  • Design and develop four Women’s Footwear collections a year to cover our wholesale and retail business in domestic and international markets
  • Maintain communication levels between the Designers, Production, Buying and Suppliers

Job Requirements:

  • Intermediate/Advanced level of Microsoft Excel essential
  • Computer literate in all other areas of Microsoft Office
  • Advanced Skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator essential
  • Strong and diverse hand drawing/illustrating skills
  • Must be able to fit footwear and provide support as needed

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have experience of working with and building strong working relationships with factories and suppliers
  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion, Footwear Design or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge and experience of Women’s Footwear

Job Details:

Company: Ted Baker

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Glasgow, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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