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Company:  Madewell

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Jan 28, 2022

Assistant Designer - Footwear


  • Create and update d-cards (specs)
  • Create and update development checklist & line sheets
  • Maintain design boards/PowerPoints throughout season’s development for all design and merch meetings
  • Create Illustrator CADs following overall color direction
  • Assist designer with both technical blueprints and hand sketches during the design season
  • Research trends and concept
  • Create and maintain seasonal color and material palette, create color codes
  • Organize material and component library
  • Maintain and organize sample photo library for all development stages
  • Work pro-actively according to the Product Development calendar to stay ahead of timelines



  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in footwear design


  • Organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities at once
  • Must be flexible with the ability to self-manage
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a collaborative, team player with great initiative
  • Great attention to product detail
  • Hand sketching ability
  • Basic knowledge of components and technical terms
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • Microsoft Office (Power point, Excel)


We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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