We are Caleres, a global footwear company with a diverse portfolio of brands that fit people’s lives. We are passionate about fit and living our mission of inspiring people to feel good, feet first.
We seek believers who share in our ferocity for fit. People who believe remarkable things are possible and will not stop striving for them. People passionate about their work. People who hold themselves and others accountable. People who think a $2.6 billion company should be as creative as a start-up. People driven by an insatiable curiosity. People who care about being the best, among the best.
Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment:
College student (entering senior year Fall 2017) pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Design, Textile and Apparel Management or related field
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Experience with sketching and rendering
Knowledge of footwear design a plus
Organized, detail-oriented, adaptable and flexible
Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
Enthusiastic team player with a desire to learn
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-energy office environment
Demonstrated leader, driven to take ownership, improve processes and deliver results
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
Internship Description of Duties:
We are in search of talented college students, looking for an enriching, paid summer internship. This 11-week full-time opportunity is located at our corporate office in St. Louis and at our New York office. We’re looking for a creative and driven Design Intern with a passion for footwear innovation to join our Healthy Living and Contemporary Fashion team. Our internship will give you the opportunity to: Gain practical, real-world fashion experience in a creative design environment Work with one of our Healthy Living or Contemporary Fashion brands Research and source fabrics and trims Assist in the creation of CADs Work directly with the design team to prepare for upcoming collections Observe the entire design process from concept to final product. As part of our team, you will also connect with other interns, engage in networking and professional development opportunities and work on impactful real-life business situations vital to the future success of our business.