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Category Design Manager - Denim

Job Title: Category Design Manager - Denim
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Beijing, China
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + relocation package and Visa
REF: 2370_1558439037
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading Menswear Brand based in Beijing in China. Our Client is one of China's leading fashion retailers and this Brand operates 1,986 stores throughout China.

This role is to cover designing fast fashion multi-products in Denim for the Chinese market.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Category Design Manager is fully responsible for the success of the Denim category
  • Analyse weekly sales reports and take action accordingly
  • Manage the category design team members - train and ensure personal growth as well as staff needs
  • Together with other Category Design Manager and creative team in charge of upgrading the collection and defining market needs for the Chinese market.
  • Participate in definition of Main concepts and Trend stories, together with colour card
  • Organise and participate in inspiration trips and supplier visits
  • In charge of collection handoff to the buying team including fabrics, colour ways and style brief
  • In charge of sample reviews
  • At sample stage, actively participate at approval process with Creative team
  • Keeping sample deadlines and control of Salesman
  • Co-operate closely with the buying team

Person specification:

  • Bachelor's degree in fashion design, or other relevant experience
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills
  • At least 5+years' experience within fashion design (menswear experience mandatory)
  • Excellent in using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and MS Office
  • Very good commercial understanding
  • Good communication skills, team player and be good at expressing ideas
  • Used to work with deadline, and can work under pressure, well organised