Sr Designer, Footwear

Requisition ID:  1512
Job Location(s): 

Broomfield, CO, US, 80021


Crocs is built on inherent simplicity and people-purposed, imaginative innovation. Our culture thrives on those who can think big, act fast and collaborate with ease. We’re looking for an expansive problem solver to join us in executing the vision for our future; to inspire, ideate, lead, and create.
As the Senior Designer- Footwear, you will lead the creation of consumer centric, groundbreaking, innovative product that engages consumers in the global landscape. You’ll be icon obsessed and share our passion for molded innovation. You are driven by the consumer and know how to inspire a culture of creativity within a fast-paced, forward-thinking team.
You are enthusiastic about culture and understand how music, art, fashion, and street culture collide. You love to travel and are curious about the world around you.

What You'll Do

•    Demonstrate deep understanding of the most forward-thinking consumers and brands globally and how to connect them to the Crocs brand.
•    Bring fresh, disruptive design thinking to our Footwear line.
•    Lead multiple projects simultaneously, in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
•    Drive concept designs under the direction of our Design Leadership, and collab partners.
•    Manage designs through brand-right concept inspiration, color up, form, detail, materials, technical drawings, and cost; ensuring deliverables are met in a timely manner.
•    Leverage global marketplace insights, understand key competitors and how that plays into who we are as a brand and how we drive energy.
•    Work with the inline team to seed and scale bold ideas that will drive the business.
•    Collaborate seamlessly within the cross functional team to drive the vision for the Footwear line.
•    Drive new ways of thinking and explore the unknown using fresh and unique
approaches to design problems.
•    Consistently educate yourself in the latest design tools, 3D and innovations.
•    Be collaborative, inspiring, and take initiative on design projects.

What You'll Bring to the Table

•    5+ years design experience, preferably with a background in Industrial Design and/or Footwear Design.
•    Be a tastemaker with ability to throw down jaw dropping design work across footwear, color, and graphics.
•    Understanding of footwear construction, lasts, patterns and materials.
•    Expert with tools of footwear design – sketching, 2D & 3D form. 3D design program knowledge is a plus.
•    Strong technical background and proficient in Adobe CC: Photoshop, & Illustrator.
•    Proven track record of success at other globally recognized footwear brands.
•    Passion for fashion, street culture, music, and what drives and fuels various subcultures.
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to influence and engage others.
•    Ability to travel globally.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability, or any other classification protected by law.


Title: Sr Designer, Footwear 

Salary or Pay Range: $80,000 - $95,000  

Workplace Persona: Collaborator  

Pay offered will vary based on job-related factors such as location, experience, training, skills, and abilities.


This position is eligible to participate in a company incentive program. 


This position is eligible for company benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D, short and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program that includes company match, and many other additional voluntary benefits. 


Job Category: Corporate  

Nearest Major Market: Denver