Outsole Flexer Job Description Sample
Designer I- Hush Puppies
Hush Puppies is the go-to footwear, accessory and apparel brand that delivers the right mix of timeless style, dependable comfort and quality. Since 1958, the brand has defined authentic casual style for generations of consumers around the world. Today, Hush Puppies is the favorite shoe for all who embrace the lighthearted spirit and modern style of this iconic brand – represented by our lovable basset hound! With over 17 Million pairs sold every year in over 165 countries around the world, Hush Puppies has become more than a global brand, it's a household name and a cultural icon! We invented casual style, you make it your own. Hush Puppies.
Under the direction of the design team creates and designs new footwear by conceptualizing and providing ideation sketches, material specifications, and outsole details taking into consideration market trends and following product development time line goals.
Researches market and fashion trends to formulate the direction of new designs.
Work with Design Management, Product Development and Marketing personnel to collaborate on design projects and to maximize effectiveness.
Design footwear ideation drawings and final renderings for approval.
Performs corrections on prototypes and all subcomponents to ensure high quality samples are available to the sales team and customers.
Provides limited technical follow-up on all ongoing programs in process.
Organizes and prepares designer specifications and product information to provide for the timely and efficient development process.
Creates complete tech drawings and design packages working closely with PD team.
Create cad's for visual communication of ideas at each milestone meetings for in line and smu products, to gain signoff for development.
Work with product design and development team members to create product specification packages including line art. Color and material specs and blueprints.
Assist in the creation and development of seasonal prints and patterns. Cad all color ways, create dimensions, communicate with Asia development team all corrections and maintain library of approved swatches for confirmation process.
Maintain all leather and material swatches in library. Create trim library and print archives.
Refines and redesigns existing approved concepts as needed or as directed.
Performs duties consistent with the company's AAP/EEO goals and policies.
Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
2+ years design training.
2+ years work experience in footwear.
Knowledge of footwear construction and materials.
Ability to effectively communicate visually through sketches, illustrations and renderings.
Strong computer skills, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Must be organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Leather Goods Technician
The Repair Associate ensures the repair of Luxury products using best in class craftsmanship skills in compliance of brand quality tradition
Repair the product without changing the original design by using materials, accessories, machineries and techniques belonging to the brand traditional craftsmanship. The process includes, but it is not limited to, the following activities:
Attach accessories or ornamentation to the products
Align and stitch or glue materials such as fabric, fleece, leather or wood, in order to join parts
Construct, decorate or repair leather products according to specifications, using sewing machines, needles and thread, leather lacing, glue, clamps, hand tools and/or rivets
Cut out parts following patterns or outlines, using knives, shears, scissors or machine presses
Drill or punch holes; then insert or attach metal rings, handles and fastening hardware such as buckles
Dye, soak, polish, paint, stamp, stitch, stain, buff or engrave leather or other materials to obtain desired effects, decorations or shapes
Repair and recondition of leather products such as trunks, luggage, belts, purses and wallets
Re-sew seams and replace handles and linings of luggage or handbags
Select materials and patterns and trace patterns onto materials to be cut out
Attach insoles to shoe lasts, affix shoe uppers and apply heels and outsoles
Cement, nail or sew soles and heels to shoes
Place shoes on lasts to remove soles and heels, using knives and/or pliers
Repair or replace soles, heels and other parts of footwear using sewing, buffing and other shoe repair machines, materials and equipment
Clean and polish shoes
Cut, insert, position and secure paddings, cushioning and/or linings, using stitches or glue
Dress and otherwise finish boots or shoes, as by trimming the edges of new soles and heels to the shoe shape, secure paddings
5-10 years of experience in the field
Ability to work with total accuracy and efficiency
Fine detail orientation
Up to date on current repair trends
Ability to work independently
Ability to work in a team environment
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