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Graphic Design Manager - Menswear

Job Title: Graphic Design Manager - Menswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Beijing, China
Industry:
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
REF: 2373_1558439939
Contact Name: Joanna Nathan
Contact Email: joanna@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

My client is an international Brand that is part of a family-owned fashion company with a strong foundation. They are looking for a Graphic Design Manager to be based in Beijing to work on their young fast fashion menswear brand.

This is a pure graphic and print role with no shape design needed.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Category Design Manager is fully responsible for the success of the graphic styles
  • Analyse weekly sales reports and take action accordingly
  • Manage the graphic design team members - train and ensure personal growth as well as staff needs.
  • In charge of providing graphic seasonal mood boards to the graphic team
  • Understand needs for the Chinese market and provide artworks in line with it
  • Together with the creative team actively participate in definition of main concepts and trend stories, together with colour card
  • Together with the creative team organise and participate in inspiration trips and supplier visits.
  • Make sure that trim developer receives complete information from graphic designers and follow up on trim development
  • Support designers in defining colour ways when linked to a graphic
  • In charge of commenting on graphics during sample reviews.
  • At sample stage, actively participate at approval process with Creative team
  • Follow up with graphic designer and organize their daily work

Person specification:

  • Bachelor's degree and above, major in fashion design is mandatory
  • 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