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  • Footwear Design Director

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Job ID
    2018-1215
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Design
  • Overview

    NOBULL is a footwear, apparel and accessory brand for people who train hard and don't believe in excuses. The company is comprised of a small team of bright, passionate, and hardworking individuals. NOBULL’s mission is to create a globally disruptive brand by developing simply innovative products that perform for our customers. 

     

    NOBULL HQ is currently located in Boston, MA. A short walk from South Station. Joining the team offers a rare opportunity for those with an entrepreneurial spirit looking to get in at the ground level of a rapidly growing business, in a position with significant room for growth.

     

    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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