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Head of Design - Multi Product - Hong Kong

Job Title: Head of Design - Multi Product - Hong Kong
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3213_1621924733
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

We are working with this highly successful supplier of Ladies, Men's and Childrenswear to major retailers throughout the UK, Europe and the USA high street fashion retailers. They are looking for a Head of Design who will oversee a team of designers on a day-to-day basis, guiding, mentoring and driving seasonal collections. This is a hands-on role and requires someone who is dynamic yet authoritative. You will have involvement with meeting buyers and developing ranges to meet clients specific brief.

A strong commercial supplier background is required working within a similar market.


Main Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Complete trend research, design and develop ranges working with the overseas factories and present to the customers.
  • Work closely and liaise with factories in Bangladesh China and Sri Lanka
  • Ability to create bestselling ranges and be hands on with trends and giving direction and guidance to your team
  • Responsible for overseeing and mentoring a team of designers, as well as being hands on with design.
  • Attend regular meetings with buyers via zoom/teams
  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment, high volume design/development
  • Sourcing of new fabrics and trims

Person Specifications:

  • Design experience across ladies, mens and childrenswear preferred
  • Casual wear design experience across multiproduct
  • Previous supplier experience highly advantageous
  • Proactive, dynamic and autonomous working as well as being a good team player
  • 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