Footwear Designer

Fred Perry will never favor short term gain if it in anyway, devalues the long-term strength of the brand. We continue to be a profitable global niche brand with strong values of integrity, personality and individuality.

About You

You will have experience in a footwear design role within a retail brand, keep up to date with trends, global subcultures and have a great understanding of the Fred Perry Ethos and DNA. You will be educated to a degree level and able to visually demonstrate your current work and technical knowledge of the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • To research design concepts in line with the Fred Perry brand Ethos
  • Analyse trends in fabrics, colors and shapes
  • Select materials and production techniques to be used
  • Complete a pre-production check of all samples
  • Create design ideas by hand and using CAD and create detailed tech packs
  • Build relationships with the team and follow designs from concept through to each stage of production
  • Ensure samples are created according to the agreed time frame
  • Present with confidence, both the quarterly trends and final product line

Hours and Benefits

Flexible working shifts – Our core shift hours are from 8am – 10:00am, i.e. employees can choose to work 8-4:30pm, 8:30-5pm, 9-5:30pm etc. plus 30 mins early finish on Fridays

  • Annual company performance related bonus
  • Competitive salary, reviewed every year
  • Pension scheme – 8.5% company contribution
  • Option to buy extra holidays
  • Life insurance & Private Healthcare
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Birthday Vouchers

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Perks & Benefits

  • Flexible working hours

  • 25 days holiday

  • Staff discount

  • Healthcare & Life Insurance

  • Buy extra Holidays

  • Cycle to work

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Plus more

Work With Us

Our head office is in the heart of London. It’s where everything happens from Design, Product Development, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations. We have over 200 shops around the world, from Manchester to Brighton, Paris, New York, Seoul and Tokyo to name a few. 

We’re an ambitious brand, collaborating with some of the best designers and partners in the world. But we’re only as good as our employees, so we look to attract people who are passionate with diverse backgrounds and experience. 

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