Maggot Brain

Co-founder Sneaker Designer

Based: London
Level: Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Internship
Applications Close: 18 February 2019
Job Listing Added: 21 January 2019

Ever dreamt of Co-Founding and growing a Sneaker start-up?
Passionate about pushing the limits of fashion/sneakers and design?
Interested in releasing your inner entrepreneur?


We’re looking for a Fashion/Sneaker designer to join our Sneaker startup Maggot Brain.


Our Vision is to open the world to a new age of fashion and break conventional mainstream shoe designs, with the desire to be at the forefront of innovation and art.


About the founders:


We’re both university dropouts who ended up joining the fastest growing health and fitness startup in history, helping the company scale from infancy to 20,000,000 users now.


We’ve had previous experience starting and building our own businesses and understand the technicalities of scaling complex startups.


Maggot Brain is a current side-hustle business we’re starting part-time while we continue to work full time at our normal jobs.


The person who joins the team will work in a part-time role, so ideal candidates would be University students// or designers who are happy to work part-time.


Your role as a designer:


Sketching new designs for sneakers.
Working with manufacturers to help produce products.
Taking an active role in driving growth for the business.
Taking ownership of the design process.


What we are looking for:


Loves to push the barriers of design and creativity.
Technical knowledge in design, fabric, textiles, and construction.
Great at sketching and understands design sensibilities.
A good sense of trends and aesthetics.
An ambitious hustler who understands the joys and struggles of starting a new business!
Bonus point if you have experience with design tools such as Sketch / XD, Illustrator / Photoshop/ Adobe Suite

How to Apply

Sounds like you? Send us your portfolio and a note about yourself to [email protected]