Last updated on February 17th, 2022 at 03:27 pm
It’s time for another edition of 10 Questions with our Shoe Zone Head Office Staff! Take a sneak peek behind the scenes at Shoe Zone HQ for a little insight into day-to-day life from loads of departments, from buying to marketing to finance to customer services and everything in between. Take a look at all of our top tips and advice for working in these departments, you may even get some pizza topping inspiration too…
So tell us what your job role involves.
How did you get into this career?
I was a footwear designer before, where I worked various roles within along with freelance
You can learn everything you want off YouTube, learn Illustrator and Photoshop. Learn the ways the company/brand work, figure out their goals and learn how you can apply your craft to take them there. Make yourself indispensable to the team
Do you work in a team in your role, and if so, what’s that like?
Well I sit in a corner on my own, and I’m really just a one-man department. Having said that it’s still a team game, I can’t do what I do unless others do their part and vice versa
Now, onto the serious topics: what’s your go-to pizza topping?
Man UTD tears with “Ole’s at the wheel” memes
What do you like to get up to outside of work?
Play football, coach Football, watch Football and cook
What are you listening to on your commute to and from work?
Podcast called Tifo football, and another called Sideways by Matthew Syed
(Music wise its listening to Aaliyah again)
And finally, what’s been your highlight of working at Shoe Zone so far?
Being welcomed by the team and finding my feet here (lame as it sounds).
Got my confidence back working in a creative field as oppose to working in a bank (Lockdown job).