Mens Footwear Design, Reaction

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Kenneth Cole Productions
603 West 50th Street
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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College Juniors / Seniors / Post Grads

If you love fashion and want to learn from the world’s fashion industry experts, then check out the many internship opportunities at Kenneth Cole Productions. We offer internships in a variety of functions that will help you learn the fashion business and build skills for the future. At Kenneth Cole Productions, the Internship Program offers educational workshops, community involvement and a unique variety of perks including a lunch with Kenneth Cole, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer/CEO. You will also gain insight into our culture, unique New York style, and social conscience.

Men’s Footwear Design, Reaction
Do you know what it takes to design the next trend-leading men’s shoe? As an intern for the Reaction Men’s Footwear Design team, you will spend a season learning the complete design and development process, from trend identification, to concept sketching, to merchandising. In addition, you will gain exposure to the wide range of design and business related tasks performed along the way. The Men’s Footwear team collaborates with the Retail, Wholesale and Merchandising departments in selecting the best product assortments to reach sales goals. This internship is a hands-on experience that provides the opportunity to contribute to designs to be presented in the market.
A candidate fit for us:
You are interested in fashion and global trends
You have a great sense for design, whether it is production, fashion, graphics, etc.
You have the ability to communicate ideas verbally and visually through sketching
You have general knowledge of the design process – from design brief to concept ideation to prototyping
You have a general understanding of graphic design through composition, balance, grids, etc.
You are fluent in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
You pay close attention to detail

An internship fit for you:
Assisting in creating visual trend direction through image boards
Contributing to footwear concept ideas through sketching
Assisting in creating graphic as well as hardware elements to be used on footwear throughout the line
Helping the team with product development cycle through assisting in correction and revisions
Helping the team prepare visual print materials (posters, books, etc) to support the line creative direction. This is used to communicate the influence of the current trends on the Reaction footwear line during sales meetings with accounts
Assisting in creating showroom displays through graphics and/or props to communicate product stories
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