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Designer - Casual bottoms

Job Title: Designer - Casual bottoms
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
REF: 2559_1577961986
Contact Name: Val May
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client is an international super brand that delivers trend-led casualwear to the young adult market. They are recruiting for a Senior Denim/Casual bottom designer to be based in Hong Kong, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone with solid commercial denim experience. The right candidate will have an in-depth understanding of denim fabrics, have spent time in the mills and the factories selecting fabrics and creating washes.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Develop trend-led collections of denimwear & casual bottoms in high volume
  • Be responsible for sourcing and developing fabrics and trims
  • Developing and creating washes
  • Visiting the factories on a regular basis liaising with the production team
  • Trend forecasting by undertaking shopping research trips and client meetings assuring your designs fit the given brief
  • The role involves market research, sample execution, and client presentations.

Person specification:

  • Previous experience designing young women's fast fashion denim and casual bottoms to a high volume
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of technical washes and fabrics
  • Have a 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
  • Excellent communication at all levels
  • Time management and organisational skills are essential
  • Strong sketching and CAD skills are essential
  • Higher Diploma / Degree in Fashion Design
  • Creative abilities and merchant skills to steer the design towards the needs of individual retailers.
  • 3+ years similar position in Womenswear fashion design