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Footwear Product Development Director

Job Type

Full Time






Company and Objectives

- The position will lead the footwear product creation center to conceptualize, design, and develop innovative sports footwear product that align with company vision and meet the diverse needs of our brand customer. With a strategic mindset, strong leadership skills, and passion to stay at the forefront of the trend and technologies, you will play an instrumental role in shaping the future of sports footwear industry.

Job Description

- Provide leadership and strategic direction to a cross-functional team of developers, technicians, and sample room to drive end-to-end product development process.
- Collaborate with key stakeholders, including HQ designers, marketing team, LO developers, and supply chain teams including purchasing, material suppliers, treatment suppliers, technical specialist to meet product requirements and ensure alignment with brand strategy.
- Oversee the creation of product briefs, sketches, prototypes, and samples and ensure adherence to quality standards and brand guidelines.
- Stay up to date on emerging technologies, materials, and manufacturing process to drive innovation and competitiveness.
- Manage product development timeline, budgets, and resources effectively to deliver products on time while ensuring cost competitiveness.
- Conduct market research, consumer insights analysis, and competitor benchmarking to identify opportunities for product differentiation and improvements.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize product development process, streamline workflows, digital transformation and improve efficiency.


- Bachelor’s degree in Product Design, Engineering, Business Administration, or relevant discipline.
- 10 years and above experience in footwear product development, with a proven track record in leading teams and delivering innovative products to market.
- Well-versed in footwear design principles, materials, construction, manufacturing process, and product lifecycle management.
- Strong leadership and excellent communication skills, with excellent command of both English and Chinese(not a must).
- Strategic thinker with a result-oriented mindset, and ability to drive decision making in a fast-paced environment.
- Passion for sports footwear, market trend and creating innovative products.

How to Apply

Interested candidate may send up-to-date CV to with expected salary, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. thank you for your understanding.

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