A rare opportunity has arisen for a Design manager to work for this well-known womenswear . This role would suit a senior designer looking for their next step or an existing design manger looking for a new challenge a background working for a brand/ retailer is essential for this role . As Design Manager you would be reporting to the Head of Womenswear and have a small team under you so some managerial experience would be beneficial My client is looking for a unique individual who is motivated by creative thinking .
Main responsibilities will include:
Work closely with the team to create successful, fashion forward, innovative collections & being aware of current trends.
Attend exhibitions / store events / comp shop looking for new opportunities and ideas to keep direction fresh.
Manage styles from concept to production stage.
Work closely with Head of Women's Wear to interpret, follow and execute the design direction.
Manage the day-to-day task assignment and workflow for the greater Women's Design Team.
Communicate Seasonal Inspiration and Design Direction
Lead the designers in creating seasonal fabric direction boards.
Ensure Design is adhering to the Critical Path
Proactive, self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently but also as part of a team.
Strong background working across womenswear woven design experience is key for this role
Previous experience working for a brand or retailer premium or above level is required for this role.
Senior designer or design manager level
Ability to travel when needed.
Strong technical knowledge and understanding of draping and fabric sourcing knowledge.
Energetic, enthusiastic with new ideas and passion coupled with creative flair.