Senior Shoe Designer

ABOUT ATOMS
Atoms’ mission is to make the best products in the world that people enjoy every day. We are a product first company. We believe all great companies make great products first and everything else follows. This is why we made the ideal everyday shoe. Atoms are the only shoes to come in ¼ sizes, perfectly fit to each foot and delivering a truly personal experience to each of our customers.
Based in Brooklyn, New York, we are a diverse team interested in shoes, chai, books about art and art about books. In addition to making the world’s best shoe, we deeply care about how our friends and customers feel about and interact with the Atoms' brand. Our culture values honesty, creative freedom, and thoughtfulness. One word we often use is meaningful — as a way to describe our work, our product, and our contributions out of the office.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Want to walk in our shoes? Atoms is looking for a Senior Shoe Designer to join our incredible team in Brooklyn. As our first in-house designer, you will iterate on our current design philosophy and push the Atoms' aesthetic by evolving our design narrative. The ideal candidate has the capability to lead and collaborate, has a stellar design background, and obsesses about flawless execution. Your contributions will have a significant impact on the future of Atoms.

YOU WILL

  • Drive the ideation process from design concept to product development to production
  • Create new product ideas that further the company's mission and support company growth and brand initiatives
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop the design requirements and execute the product testing plan to ensure requirements are met
  • Continuously refine and improve products in partnership with our manufacturing vendors and other key stakeholders
  • Translate consumer insights/market research into product design concepts

YOU HAVE

  • Practical experience in Footwear design (8+ years) and Industrial design (5+years) experience
  • Skilled at both drawing/sketching by hand and in CAD
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Experience with managing product development from prototype to production
  • Strong communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams at all levels
  • Extensive knowledge of industry trends, design concepts, materials, pattern/textures, and sourcing
  • Knowledge of foot anatomy

BENEFITS AT ATOMS

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • We care deeply about our families and loved ones, which is why our comprehensive health plans reflect exactly how much we value proper care for the extended Atoms' family
  • Access to online courses and memberships to three local museums
  • A network of mentors and coaching opportunities
  • A brand new office in Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • Complimentary shoes for you and your family
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Location

Located in the thriving Brooklyn Navy Yard, we have access to the wealth of eateries, events, and arts Williamsburg and the surrounding Burrough

An Insider's view of Atoms

What's something quirky about your company?

Our team prizes authentic, soulful Chai blends. As we're finalizing the buildout of beautiful our Brooklyn Navy Yard office we're very seriously considering having Chai on tap.

Chris

Office Coordinator

What are Atoms Perks + Benefits

Atoms Benefits Overview

- Competitive salary and equity
- We care deeply about our families and loved ones, which is why our comprehensive health plans reflect exactly how much we value proper care for the extended Atoms' family
- Access to online courses and memberships to three local museums
- A network of mentors and coaching opportunities
- A brand new office in Brooklyn Navy Yard
Complimentary shoes for you and your family

Culture
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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