Sr. Footwear Designer

Steve Madden

Long Island City, NY

Full time



Aug 17

The ideal candidate must be creative, passionate, organized and follow direction well. This is the perfect opportunity and an incredible learning experience to work in a highly innovative & creative environment within the footwear industry. 


  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Assisting the design team from conceptualization to finished product 
  • Sketching, CAD work and creating specs and tech packs for the manufacturing team overseas 
  • Produce product that is representative of the brand's DNA and aesthetic.
  • Researching and forecasting fashion, materials and market trends 
  • Daily communication with overseas offices. 



  • College design degree preferred. 
  • 3+ Years of footwear design experience. 
  • Strong Hand sketching ability and organizational skills. 
  • A strong fashion sense and the ability to interpret trends. 
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic 
  • Effectively manage time and multi-task, pay strong attention to detail, and work within a team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Illustrator/Photoshop skills required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook 
  • Must be motivated and eager to learn in a fast paced industry

Salary Range: The pay range of this position is $100,000 - $120,000. Actual salary will be determined based off candidate’s skill sets, years of experience, and other job-related factors. This range does not include benefits such as health insurance, paid time off, 401K, and additional company benefits

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