Footwear Designer - UGG

  • Goleta  
  • Company
    Deckers Brands  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 September 2019  
    Posted on
    14 August 2019  

An UGG Designer is a passionate leader with the creative ability to design innovative product true to the brand DNA. The Designer will manage the design process in a collaborative work environment translating briefs and knowledge of market trends into globally relevant, innovative, commercial designs. The Designer will develop and then implement designs that capture new markets, increase consumer demand, and deliver on the design assignment from the product team in a timely manner. 

  • Apply seasonal brand direction, market research, trend insight, and knowledge to interpret business briefs from the product team to select materials, and actively creates and presents new innovative concepts.
  • Develop and create illustrations and technical drawings for new design concepts and digital renderings of materializations in Photoshop and Illustrator, detailing concept, materials, and development specifications based on UGG brand design guidelines.
  • Manage and drive multiple design projects from conceptualization to finished product adhering to calendar deadlines while completing digital template guidelines.
  • Review prototypes in a timely manner and update tech packs to reflect agreed upon changes and modifications.
  • Collaborate with the development team to design products within specific pricing and market segment goals.
  • Create and manage timely execution of tech/design packages ensuring all level of detail is accurate.
  • Collaborate and clearly communicate with Product and design team to ensure design objectives are reflected in the creation and execution of the product.
  • Prepare and present design projects, clearly communicating design vision.
  • Collaborate with and support peers to ensure season runs smoothly.
  • Proactively anticipate how to manage design deadline in order to meet Critical Path (CP) dates.
  • International travel as required.  Attendance at tradeshows and events may also be required as directed.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in footwear design, fashion or industrial design in order of preference.
  • 2 – 5 years related footwear design experience.
  • Experience creating technical drawings, tech-packs, CADS and merchandising boards.