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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: Competitive Salary and Package
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3213_1621860621
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 5 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, in creating seasonal ranges to showcase product capability, market trends, design & innovation.
  • 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.
  • Manage the Design budget..
  • Manage and own the overall Design process from planning to sample execution in line with customer’s critical path.
  • Help drive and support the business’ strategy especially across sustainability.

 

Person Specifications:

  • Design experience across ladies, men’s and childrenswear preferred.
  • Casual wear design experience across multi product.
  • 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.