Senior designer

Posted on 4/17

Elan Polo, Inc. is seeking an experienced designer with a passion for footwear to join our team.

Job Description:

  • Enjoys advanced design skills with regards to outsole constructions, pattern work, surface evaluations, marketing presentations, and package layouts.
  • May help train new design associates as assigned by Design Manager or Product Director.
  • Communicates with sales team regarding specific product execution and marketing projects.
  • Shops independently to gain market insight and relevant product knowledge.
  • Review, evaluate and make corrections to samples with the overseas team.

Qualifications:

  • Understands current material and outsole pricing and the manner in which they relate to product design and retail strategy.
  • Has ability to work independently which allows focus on specific projects, categories, and/or brands.
  • Adobe illustrator/photoshop experience required.
  • Understanding of footwear design and construction and possess the ability to apply current trends.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Be able to work independently as well as lead others
  • 2-4 years of experience in the footwear industry

E-mail resume and/or interest to Jen Killoren at jkilloren@elanpolo.com or Laurie Koberman at lkoberman@elanpolo.com.


product designer

Posted on 4/17

Elan Polo, Inc. is seeking a designer interested in learning footwear design to join our team.

Job Description:

  • Learns basic footwear design techniques including but not limited to:
    • Pattern work
    • Outsole engineering
    • Manufacturing steps
    • Duty rulings
    • Material properties and costs
    • CAD color-up procedures
    • Gender sizing
  • Gain an understanding of our systems in order to execute sample procedure and details when Supervisor deems appropriate.
  • Communicate with our overseas offices in regard to current product

Qualifications:

  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Possess excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Adobe illustrator/photoshop experience required
  • Willingness to learn footwear specific design
  • Degree in graphic design preferred

E-mail resume and/or interest to Jen Killoren at jkilloren@elanpolo.com or Laurie Koberman at lkoberman@elanpolo.com.


management trainee

Posted on 5/17

We are seeking an organized individual with a passion to learn various roles in a fast pace industry in order to assist our management team. Individuals must have a degree in business administration or marketing and be proficient in math and computers. In addition, candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to participate in a large variety of roles, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Acting as a general point of contact between the EVP and internal/external relations
  • Communicating executive’s needs company wide
  • Handling requests and queries from EVP appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Managing calendars/setting up meetings
  • Maintaining customer relations
  • Running weekly sales reports
  • Learn all software and cloud based services Elan Polo uses
    • ** Previous knowledge in AS400 & Microstrategy a plus
  • Conduct research on assigned topics to analyze and prepare reports
  • Review operating practices and give feedback where improvements could be made to benefit the company

Skills:

  • Knowledge of standard office administrative practices & procedures
  • Organized, with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Works well in a team
  • Motivated and open to learn all aspects of the business

E-mail resume and/or interest to Jen Killoren at jkilloren@elanpolo.com or Laurie Koberman at lkoberman@elanpolo.com.