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Design Manager

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
REF: 4790_1720434732
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Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic Design Manager who has a sharp eye for detail with ability to forecast trends. This is to be working for a highly successful fashion business who supply womenswear, menswear and kidswear to major iconic retailers.

Based in London, this is a tremendous role for an experienced Senior Designer or Design Manager who can lead and inspire a team whilst also being hands on with product and customers. You will need a solid understanding of jersey design and garment construction.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Manages a translation of strategic business goals into compelling market-ready products.
  • Implementing direction and innovation for the season across shape, print, fabric and trim.
  • Ability to create bestselling jersey ranges and be hands on with trends, giving direction and guidance to your team
  • Leading, coaching, and expanding the design team.
  • Developing and overseeing the design briefs and projects from inception to completion.
  • Presenting design concepts and prototypes to stakeholders and management teams.
  • Conducting market research and trend analysis to keep designs innovative and competitive.

Person Specifications:

  • Over 10 years' experience in a design focused role with sound knowledge of jersey.
  • Experience within ladieswear, menswear and / or childrenswear design.
  • Continuous education in new design trends, technologies, and methodologies.
  • Demonstrate longevity in your design career.
  • Management of a small team required.
  • Excellent communication at all levels along with, time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to present and work alongside key management in the business.