Footwear Design Director

Boston, MA, USA

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NOBULL is currently seeking a Footwear Design Director to lead their growing product design team. This individual will be responsible for managing a design team of footwear, graphic, accessory and color designers as well as executing product design strategies against the brand creative direction. If you are looking for a growing and innovative brand as the next step of your career, NOBULL could be the right place for you.

Responsibilities

 - Works closely with company founders on establishing and executing a creative direction for footwear, graphics, accessories, packaging, etc.

 - Manages and nurtures a team of various designers across these product categories

 - Has very strong design skills and communicates ideas quickly, clearly and efficiently

 - Serve as a strong partner to the apparel design team to create impactful and integrated product offerings across all product categories

 - Excels in color, graphic and pattern coordination to drive seasonal product stories

 - Understands the importance of storytelling and thrives on bringing the brand to life by closely working with the marketing and content teams on impactful launches

Qualifications

 - 5-10 years of footwear design and management experience

 - Stand out portfolio of footwear design work

 - Fluent in hand sketching, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

 - Strong technical drawing and blueprint related 3D skills

 - Well versed in all footwear manufacturing and construction methods

 - Very strong color sensibility

 - Knowledge of CrossFit is a plus, of athletics is a must

 - Experience in a start-up environment is a plus

 - Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

 - Strong written and verbal communication skills

 - Entrepreneurial spirit

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