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Senior Footwear Line Builder

Location: New York, NY, United States -
Job ID: 1092617
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jan 15, 2021

Senior Footwear Line Builder

The Footwear Sr Line Builder leads in the creation of the original concepts for assigned brand(s) or classification by supporting the Design Director in executing the brand profile and the business strategy for the season.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads in the creation of original concepts for assigned lines to ensure customer focused offerings that meet business requirements.
  • Shops appropriate markets, and works with the trend office and product team to conceptualize the product design for the season.
  • Initiates and follows through on all product packages through working with tech team as assigned.
  • Works with PU/PVC and material mills to define newest materials for season
  • Approves Lab Dips and any custom prints as needed each season.
  • Works hand in hand with all ftys to create the line and approve all sketches for accuracy and enhancements to existing products, as assigned.
  • Travels as needed to develop the product.
  • Develops merchandise presentation of proposed designs, including boards and other visuals.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree in fine arts or design, or equivalent work experience in a design related field preferred.
  • 3 – 6 years’ experience in Footwear Line building.
  • Basic working knowledge of the technical aspects of the assigned category, ability to design around concepts, technical and computer skills, design and color sense, presentation, persuasion, organization, time management, written and verbal communication.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 90,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Senior Footwear Line Builder
Location: New York, NY, United States -
Job ID: 1092617

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