A flair for color, textures and patterns.
Knowledge of foot anatomy.
Good drawing ability and cad skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Develop concepts, color forecast and form generation.
Develop client specific and season specific collection.
Develop design range from an inspiration to final product.
The ability to critique own work and accepts comments from others designers, buyers and sales people.
The ability to take precise measurements.
Knowledge of the footwear and leather goods market and its future trends.
An understanding of the different textile components, dyes and production process.
The ability to manage a budget.
Excellent organizational skills.
To work well alone, as well as in a team environment.
An interest in fashion, design and textiles.
High street fashion shoes, sandals and boots.
Catwalk and high end couture footwear.
Sportswear such a football boots and training shoes and accessories.
Experimenting with colors and fabric to make footwear that complements and entire fashion looks.
Presenting design ideas, usually by creating a model of shoe and accessories and its key features.
Sourcing and briefing production teams who will create each range.
Computer knowledge: • Adobe Photoshop. • Corel Draw.Microsoft office. • Adobe illustrator
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