You'll be a trusted member of our Global Footwear Design Team, reporting to the DPC Director, (Newly formed Digital Product creation Team). This role will have cross-functional responsibilities. The Senior Concept Modeler is an integral part of the Design and product creation function and responsible for driving digital product creation from ideation to Delivery. You will be an expert in the use of digital tools to help visualize and enable the creation of innovative concepts and designs. You will collaborate with other members of the design team including product development, materials and merchandising. You will create and present assets that effectively communicate design intent and proof of concept. This role provides technical expertise and process support to Design, Merchandising, Engineering, Innovation and Product Creation teams.
How You Will Make a Difference
What you will do:
Design: Initiate and provide focused, functional, and innovative footwear ideas that are appropriate for the Timberland brand in a timely manner.
Leads with a Design First point of view to bring innovation and brand right product to the marketplace
Use creative problem-solving skills to assist Product Management and Development teams fulfill product and calendar objectives quickly and efficiently.
Travel: Trips to regional and global locations to present and execute design concepts. Focus on travel specific to business (accounts), insight (consumer and market), and inspiration (trade and trend shows).
Innovation and Conceptualization: Create three-dimensional models illustrating new, unique product ideas and concepts which meet the expectations delineated in the product brief.
Documentation and Communication: Maintain and provide a clear form of documentation and communication with team members in order ease the transfer of the design solutions from concept through commercialization. Ability to partner with Product Management and Development teams with an openness to feedback and a focus on collaboration to achieve the best result.