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Summer 2022 Footwear Design Intern (Camuto Group)

DATE:  Nov 23, 2021
CITY:  New York
BRAND:  Camuto Group
REQ #:  126109
LOCATION NAME:  New York Design Studio
DEPARTMENT:  Marketing

Camuto Group has an excellent opportunity for a Design Intern. This is a paid internship in our NYC office and in a hybrid working environment with our design team. We are looking for a student who can contribute approximately 35 hours a week. Camuto Group offers bright, motivated individuals the opportunity to receive mentorship, supervision, and training. In addition to gaining hands-on experience in their department, Interns will attend various cross-functional presentations as well as learning sessions with Senior Leadership.



  • Assist team in the design of new footwear concepts for the relevant season
  • Work with the design team to create design solutions
  • Complete CAD revisions, color updates and technical packages
  • Practice to become proficient at sketching new footwear concepts
  • Research trend materials and colors
  • Source materials and applications
  • Practice rendering and recoloring sketches in Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Organization of Design Room



  • Ability to hand sketch
  • Adobe Illustrator &/or Photoshop (experience with IPAD sketching or CAD work a plus)
  • Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Hot On Time system experience a plus
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accessories/Footwear Design, Product Development, Fashion Design, or Industrial Design
  • Submit a portfolio of your design work



  • Timing: Full-time, beginning June1st – July 22nd (approx. 8 weeks in duration)
  • Who should apply: College juniors, seniors and recent graduates
  • Deadline: Your application must be received by January 10th
  • Compensation: All interns are full-time, paid positions
  • All interns must be able to pay for their own housing and transportation while in New York City
  • Only the candidates who meet the internship requirements will be contacted for interviews
  • All interns will be required to complete a project at the end of the internship program 



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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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