"Every project is different, one day you design an apparel collection for motorcycling, the next day you get to design a running shoe. And you become an expert in each of these design industries."
Corentin, Designer
Watch your ideas come to life as you motivate, inspire, and guide a multi-disciplinary team to create cutting-edge, brand-driven footwear. You’ll dive into the centre of KISKA’s creative universe to contribute on a range of projects for different brands and products. In this role, you’ll work hard, but also learn and laugh a lot. You’ll also collaborate with pros from across the studio, like brand and research experts, product management consultants, interaction designers, prototype experts, engineers and more.

Tasks

  • Lead footwear design projects for different international companies, with a special focus on a major running shoe brand. Also take part in other sportswear apparel and gear projects.
  • Use your industry knowledge to create products that combine functionality, style, and technology, all while following brand direction. Understand, analyse, and challenge briefs with your creative and technical input.
  • Manage the entire creation process. From ideation and concept presentation, to sketching and production tech packs, to sample reviews and final sign-off.
  • Work with an integrated team specialising in design, development, and strategy. Collaborate with Project Managers to organise resources, as well as fulfil milestones and deadlines.

Skills

  • Background in a high-level role in the field of footwear design. Like creative direction.
  • Proven experience in footwear design. Deep knowledge of materials, production processes, and development in the context of the sports and performance segments.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Happy working in a multidisciplinary and international environment.
  • Passion for innovation, sports, people, and problem-solving through design.

Made for you? Apply now.

KISKA is also an equal opportunity employer. It’s a no-brainer, but important to mention.