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3D Junior Product Designer

3D Junior Product Designer

Job ID 
Position Type 
Permanent Full-Time
UK-London, Finchley (Global Headquarters)
Design & Creative
Pentland Brands

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Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. This year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


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Key Role of the Job:
Responsible for assisting 3D Product Designer and Design team to fully utilise 3D in design and development of new creation (TN/NU) and seasonal updates (NM) through to Line Approved samples & SMS.

  • Support Design & Development teams to take new creation concepts (TN/NU) from conceptualisation stage & early design reviews through to prototyping and Line Approved/SMS samples utilising 3D renders, photorealistic images & rapid prototyping facilities where necessary
  • Support Product Creation teams in photorealistic virtual creation of key styles within seasonal range
  • Assist 3D Product Designer on new creation process for toolings to ensure on-time TAS approval and production ready moulds.  This includes 2D BP, 3D & RP/fast mould reviews where necessary
  • Assist design and development in TN/NU tech pack creation for all new tooling & upper developments to be sent to Asia that links to PLM moving forward
  • Assist 3D Product Designer in implementation of 3D additive manufacture, rapid prototyping and digital scanning process to support new creation, ensuring to liase with design, development & Asia factories
  • Build up to expert level in required 3D software to become 3D troubleshooter for all design & development issues/queries during the design process.  Assist 3D Product Designer to Manage and assist with any training needs and licence renewals
  • Explore potential for future opportunities in 3D and virtualisation, digital scanning, 3D printing and 3D software.  Identify benefits available & ensuring Lacoste & Pentland are at forefront of latest 3D technology
  • Manage digital material, digital last and virtual styles library
  • Effectively manage correspondence between Pentland Asia & factories and the Design/Development/Category teams in the UK for all 3D & virtual styles, improving the flow of communication and ensuring all common objectives are efficiently met.
  • Attend and participate in weekly cross-functional catch up meetings with Design, Development and Category.
  • Work to all critical path deadlines



                         What you need to have

  • Relevant experience in 3D modelling
  • Some Footwear or Product Development/Design experience

                    What we need to see in you

  • Microsoft Office
  • Design and development packages – adobe illustrator, Rhino, Solidworks, Keyshot
  • Well organised and structured
  • Self motivated with ability to demonstrate strong initiative
  • Able to manage and work to deadlines
  • Team player
  • Can do attitude, working through obstacles
  • Self sufficient and comfortable working with a minimum of supervision
  • Personal stature that will inspire confidence through drive and enthusiasm
  • Travel to Asia
  • Committed to the brand




 This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.