• Associate Virtual Designer/Developer

    Job Locations US-MA-Waltham
    Brand/Group
    Wolverine Kids Group
    Job Function
    Product - Brand
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    1
    Type
    Full Time
  • General Function

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    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

     

    Works with the Kids Group Design Team in the product creation process, bringing concepts to life in 3-D.

    Plays a defining role in the integration and adoption of evolving technologies for 3D development in the brand.

    Primary Duties

    • Create basic 3D assets for visual communication of ideas and deliver to the product design and development teams. Work collaboratively to implement and iterate on concepts and designs.
    • Develop and generate 3D models for seasonal designs ready for 3D printing and/or prototyping.
    • Assist design team with detailing, including producing specific detailed artwork of various items and components (such as graphics, logos and hardware).
    • Support the product design team to help define and apply seasonal material and color stories to 3-D designs for inline product and SMUs.
    • Work with the product development team members to help create accurate product specification packages (color cads, artwork) and tech packs within product line management.
    • Support in managing the development of products following the agreed design and development processes/timelines.
    • Ability to follow a product brief and assist designer to deliver a product that adheres to a specific target FOB.
    • Provide color CAD assets to product management and marketing team for use in account presentations and seasonal selling tools.
    • Utilize 3-D proficiency to aid in the development of “take-down” product from adults.
    • Performs duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Multimedia, or equivalent experience in a related field.
    • Some footwear experience preferred.
    • Proficiency in 3D modeling software.
    • Experience in artwork and color application.
    • Proficiency in design programs such as Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator).
    • Solid communication skills and experience collaborating with cross-functional teams. 
    • Attention to detail and ability to stay organized.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Normal office environment.  

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.


    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).

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