“Every woman can have her dream shoe wardrobe,
and manufacture on demand is the future of retail.”

JOIN US

We’re at ground level of something big, and with that comes opportunities for the right people to rise with us.


WHAT WE DO

Shoes of Prey is a global retail brand, both online and offline that allows women to design their perfect shoes which we custom make and deliver worldwide.

We are democratizing the industry, and handing the power to the customer to decide what they want, and when they want it.

Our vision represents a change in the way women shop for shoes, and we’re poised to take off.

OUR HISTORY

Pooling the knowledge drawn from their experiences as ex lawyers and Google executives, Shoes of Prey was founded in 2009 by three entrepreneurs who wanted to do something big.

The company quickly turned into a multi million dollar global retailer and is still growing at a rapid pace with the backing of top tier venture capital firms.

IS IT YOU?

We value leaders and are looking for entrepreneurial and energetic minds to join us in the journey of realising our vision.

There’s a lot of freedom (with responsibility), lots of opportunities to be made and you’ll need to embrace the chaos.

You’ll be working with the very best.

If you think big, work hard and try new things, you might just be our next team member.

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HOW WE HIRE

We’re extremely passionate about hiring the right people at Shoes of Prey and will always try to ascertain that you want the job, you can do the job and you’ll be a great fit for the team. Our expectations are high so we take a robust approach with multiple phases before we make an offer. The phases include 360-degree interviews, practical assignment and strengths testing.

You’ll find current opportunities at the bottom of this Careers Page.

OUR DEPARTMENTS

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CUSTOMER HAPPINESS

Answering customer enquiries through various platforms and consulting with other departments in the constant improvement of the customer experience, this team of Customer Happiness Wonderpeople and their manager are tasked with ensuring our customers are the happiest in the land.

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ENGINEERING

Headed by former Google Engineer Mike Knapp, our team of talented engineers is behind our slick user interface and developing the user experience. The ladies outweigh the gentlemen in this department, both in number and karaoke skills.

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MARKETING

Keeping our customers well-informed and engaged, this is the team behind our various marketing campaigns, social media, website content and PR.

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OPERATIONS

Introducing the coal-face behind our business. Everything from the logistics around returns, financing, HR and business development is managed within this team. Among their many wonderful traits, Operations team members have super-human organisational skills, the ability to manage an over-flowing inbox and a penchant for list-making.

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PRODUCT & MANUFACTURING

From making the beautiful shoes that arrive at your door, to quality control and the planning and implementation of exciting new offerings, this department is behind the product we so passionately stand by.

OUR LOCATION

Shoes of Prey headquarters is located in Los Angeles.

Production takes place in China and our Customer Happiness is based predominantly in Makati, Philippines. We also have affiliates in Japan.

OUR CULTURE CODE

Our mission is to become the world's favorite shoemaker. Underpinning this journey is our Culture Code, which defines our core beliefs, traditions and values, including:

  • Passionately create happiness
  • Deliver on promises
  • Fearless not foolish
  • Open & thoughtful communication
  • Work is life enhancing
Below you'll find our Culture Code.

THE PERKS

  • Colleagues: We surround ourselves with people who inspire us every day. They innovate, they motivate and they are driven to create.
  • Dreams: Every quarter we acknowledge stand-out achievements by making professional or personal dreams come true for 3 team members.
  • Growth: We’re at ground level of something big, and with that comes opportunities for the right people to rise with us.
  • Lunch : We provide lunch and healthy snacks.
  • Shoes: ‘Nuff said.
  • Social: We work hard and we celebrate wins. We like to brainstorm over a friendly game of ping pong or hash ideas out over a beverage.

FAQs

Do you have any openings right now?
Current opportunities are shown at the bottom of this page.

Do you accept applications even when there are no openings?
Yes! Send your resume and cover letter to joinourteam@shoesofprey.com and we’ll keep it on file for six months. If anything opens up that we think you’ll be a good fit for, we’ll get in touch.

How do I keep informed on new job opportunities with Shoes of Prey?
We hope you’ll check in on this Careers page from time to time, but we usually advertise jobs on our social networks. We recommend following us on Facebook and Twitter.

What is the application process?
The application process can vary from job to job, and will be outlined at the end of each job description. Once you have submitted your application, the vetting process is quite robust and usually involves a few phases. It will often encompass 360-degree interviews, practical assignments and strengths testing.

When will I hear back about my application?
Successful applicants of phase one will hear back shortly after the cut-off for applications. From there, we’ll keep you informed along the interview process as to when you will hear from us.

Where are you based?
Our headquarters is located in Santa Monica, CA. We have affiliates in Japan, production takes place in China and our Customer Happiness is based in Makati, Philippines.

What are the working hours like at Shoes of Prey?
We hire well and trust our team members to get the job done to a high standard. While hours are fairly standard, you may find a bit more is needed of you sometimes. In return, we offer freedom and flexibility, and we prefer to work smarter than to work longer.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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NOTHING FOR YOU HERE RIGHT NOW?

We're expanding, and with growth comes opportunity. We'd be happy to keep your application on file for up to six months, and will be in touch if any suitable openings crop up.

Send your resume and cover letter to joinourteam@shoesofprey.com and we’ll keep it on file for six months. If anything opens up that we think you’ll be a good fit for, we’ll get in touch.

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MERCHANDISER

We’re seeking for a full-time Merchandiser to be based in our Santa Monica office. You will be tasked to shape our product and develop a merchandising program to grow revenue with a focus on leveraging our manufacturing on demand model.

  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Location: Santa Monica, LA
  • Type: Full-time
  • Start: Immediate
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PRODUCT & MANUFACTURING JOBS

Interested in Product and Manufacturing careers in Shoes of Prey? We make all of our shoes in Guangdong, China - and we're pretty proud of our operations there. That's because we work with the best.

If there's no specific product or manufacturing role here, send your resume and cover letter to manufacturing@shoesofprey.com and we’ll keep it on file for up to six months. If anything opens up that we think you'll be a good fit for, we'll get in touch.