I have in depth knowledge of footwear industry with 10 years experience as quality assurance.
In-Depth Knowledge - Footwear fitting and testing - including technical assessment. - Support Footwear Development and Production team in achieving production timeline. - Identify safety and malfunction issues. - Materials research and footwear sourcing landscape in China & South East Asia
High level of familiarity of Product Safety/Technology standards of USA, KSA, China, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Canada market
Knowledge of fashion Footwear Trends - Understanding of the Footwear Export Industry - Ability to identify and create commercially viable footwear - Creating Product designs for regular production - Implementing design specifications of custom orders - Identification of leather and finishes -Leather carving, Leather Batik - Leather Tie & Dye - Production Processes - Die making, new color combination, new
finishes on leather, last development, last grading - shape forecasting, upper designing, pattern making / engineering / grading, - sole designing, cutting, stitching, closing, lasting, finishing, packing.
Designing and implementation - Knowledge of foot anatomy - Understanding of different materials, dies and production process - Managing a budget - Interaction with all stakeholders, - Achieving targets and meeting deadlines