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Design Manager - Ladies Casual Bottoms

Job Title: Design Manager - Ladies Casual Bottoms
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
REF: 2075_1564745420
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email: valmay@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Our client is a highly successful manufacturer and supplier of casual wovens to major US & European retail groups. They are now looking for an experienced Design Manager for their young, trend-led, women's Casual bottoms department


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment,
  • high volume design/development Based in Hong Kong.
  • responsible for developing best selling styles for young women's casual wovens bottoms including denim.
  • Develop trend-led collections tailored towards supplier's customers throughout the year
  • Responsible for sourcing and developing fabrics and trims
  • Overseas travel to the factories for development, fabric & trim sourcing, shopping research trips, and client meetings.

 

Person specification:

  • Previous experience designing young women's casual wear bottoms, across denim, casual and washed wovens.
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of wash techniques for bottoms, especially denim
  • Good understanding of garment costing
  • Experience designing for the US market preferred or designing for major UK/European retail groups.
  • Demonstrate longevity in your designing career
  • Team management of both product and designers is experience required
  • Excellent communication at all levels along with, time management and organisational skills are essential
  • Strong sketching and CAD skills are essential