Footwear Designer – men’s

Ticino - 7 October 2019 ID - PS08

Suitex International is currently looking for a Footwear Designer, permanent and Full time contract, to join the Design Team of an established and international Company.


  • Design and help develop a Footwear collection in line with the Brand aesthetic and principles
  • Be creative, and willing to be part of a company- and team-first environment. Participate in the creativity of the category through knowledge of shoe construction and latest material trends.
  • Research and monitor the consumer and marketplace to identify opportunities to stay ahead of the competition
  • Collaborate with Sr. Designer to develop seasonal concepts and color stories
  • Stay updated on current selling and have a vision for developing future trends
  • Develop diverse relationships within Design, and across Merchandising, and Product Development
  • Design product with a sustainable mindset and +Net Positive without compromising aesthetics
  • Create technical design packs communicating style, size, proportion, scale, materials and colors to guide product development


  • Bachelor’s degree in Footwear Design, or a combination of college education and industry related work experience may be used as a substitute
  • 4+ yrs experience as a Footwear designer, responsible for all facets of design
  • Good knowledge footwear product development; constructions, materials, finishing techniques, and processes
  • Knowledge of the contemporary footwear market and a passion for shoes and for following the latest footwear trends
  • Proficient on all design platforms – Adobe CC – and proficiency in MS Office
  • Fluent English
  • Good with people
  • Energetic, positive, helpful demeanor

Place of work: Ticino