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[The Craftmark Group][Full-Time Position/Place & Train] Footwear Design and Development Associate


Footwear Design and Development Associate


By The Craftmark Group

Job Responsibilities

Product Design & Concept

  • Develop Footwear design collection in line with brand’s requirements.
  • Develop and present design concepts.
  • Research trends relating to fashion and technological advancement in footwear.

Product Development & Production

  • Ensure that footwear meet fit, comfort and quality standards.
  • Create technical specifications and footwear patterns.
  • Produce hand sketches and digital drawings.
  • Ensure product meet profit margin and inventory turnover targets.
  • Perform costing and competitiveness study on products.
  • Maintain development and production sample records.
  • Analyse sell through, sales and inventory data to achieve optimum results.
  • Source materials and manufacturers.
  • Ensure manufacturers meet order specifications.
  • Manage sampling and production to meet timelines.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other departments to achieve efficiency and timeliness.


  • Training sales team on footwear features.
  • Any other tasks or projects that may be assigned from time to time.


Job Specifications/Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree/Diploma in Footwear Design and Product Development.
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience.
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, MS Office, Google Home and Office.
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and multi-tasker.
  • Creative and Innovative.
  • High orientation to details.
  • Strong interest in fashion, design and footwear.
  • Strong sense of aesthetic.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ability to execute and follow through on assignments.
  • Self starter and able to work independently.
  • Ability to produce quality technical drawings.
  • Possesses a spirit of excellence.

The selected candidate will undergo the Professional Conversion Programme Place and Train Digital Marketing.

Find out more about the PCP at https://www.taftc.org/programmes/place-and-train-digital-marketing-programme/.

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