VIDA SHOES (Jambu & Co.) IS SEEKING FALL '17 FOOTWEAR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT INTERNS IN NEW YORK, NY

Vida Shoes International Inc. represents global established footwear brands. Our division JAMBU & CO is searching for energetic, ambitious, fashion product development interns for the upcoming semester.
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Vida Shoes International Inc. represents global established footwear brands. Our division JAMBU & CO is searching for energetic, ambitious, fashion product development interns for the upcoming semester. Interns will have hands on learning with the Product Development & Design Teams as well as cross-functional department exposure. You will work closely with the Coordinator, Manager and Director of Branding & Product Development. The internship will enhance your understanding of coordination between design concept and developed products.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Support the product team with mood boards, tech packs & sample revisions.
  • Maintaining and updating records of design sketches and tech specs.
  • Updating and organizing design color cards and material swatch library.
  • Source inspiration locally, research new materials, techniques, and embellishments.
  • Trend shopping trips with the product team.
  • Organize development samples, materials and color standards.
  • Contribute to our product team meetings, share design and development feedback, and new ideas.
  • Maintain the showroom to organize, photograph, and merchandise samples.
  • Support of development team in the preparation of tech packages and cost-analysis spreadsheets.
  • Assist with any special projects or tasks as needed.

IDEAL SOCIAL SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • A strong desire to understand the product life cycle in the fashion market.
  • Professional (well organized, reliable and punctual).
  • Good accuracy, organizational and administrative skills.
  • A self-motivated, not easily discouraged, and trustworthy.
  • Efficient with the ability to multi-task and prioritize, displays ability to ask for guidance and help.
  • A team player.
  • Adamant on learning current market trends in footwear, which includes materials, industry influencers.

IDEAL TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Proficient basic computer skills such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint. Working knowledge on Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Great phone etiquette.
  • Working ability to write clear emails.

START DATE IS ASAP

END DATE IS FLEXIBLE (DECEMBER).

TO APPLY: Please send your resume to Shena.Louissaint@vidagroup.com