Footwear Design & Development

Career opportunities after FIDM

Footwear Designer

Collaborate with the product development team and product line managers to design footwear for specific target markets.

Footwear Colorist

Work in cooperation with designers and merchandisers to provide design, color and material innovations for development projects.

Production Coordinator

Oversee footwear product development and production. The Footwear Production Coordinator works closely with all members of the design; product development, merchandising and planning teams, ensuring all tasks are completed by scheduled deadlines.

Merchandiser/Line Builder

Support the Product Development Director to ensure that the merchandise assortment and product development process and strategies achieve the agreed upon brand vision.

3D Footwear Modeler

Works closely with footwear design teams on the design development of 3D virtual samples to design original products.