Vice President, Footwear Product Development and Design
Company: Marc Fisher Footwear
Posted on: September 8, 2023
Vice President, Footwear Product Development and Design Posted 1
week ago Full-time
Retail Apparel and Fashion
About the job The Vice President, Product Development & Design
position is responsible for the creation of the Easy Spirit product
lines and leading the design and technical development team. This
position will report to the CEO and be based out of our Greenwich,
In collaboration with key stakeholders and cross functional teams,
leads the development of the product line from creating the design
brief to final product, focusing on all classifications with
particular emphasis on Athletic.
Supervises research on design, materials, and color trends.
Leads design and product development from inception/trends to final
Partners with Design Studio and Asia Production offices to create
designs and prepare product for samples to market, to
Ensures timely development of line by ensuring cross functional
teams adhere to the time and action calendar.
Creates and manages department budget for sample and line
Ensures that products meet the brand standards as well as consumer
Presentation of line to management.
Manages and develops design and product development team.
Additional responsibilities as needed.
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
15+ years' experience in Product Line Management, Merchandising,
Line Building, and/or Design in the footwear category
Proficiency in athletic shoe constructions and specifications
Prior experience working direct with factories a plus
Prior experience in managing a team and leading a footwear product
Excellent collaboration, time management, and interpersonal
Prior knowledge of costing and shoemaking to develop cost efficient
An inspirational leader who inspires and motivates teams
Bachelor's Degree in design strongly preferred
Marc Fisher Footwear is an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other
things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO
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Medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), paid
maternity leave, and paid paternity leave
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