Due to rapid growth and success we are recruiting for a Luxury Design Manager across Menswear.
As a Design Manager you will have a strong background in Design, you will manage and oversee a strong design team to create the finest luxury menswear ranges bearing in mind brand DNA at all times. You will be innovative, set the product vision and strategy, with a strong knowledge of the end-to-end product lifecycle.
You must be from a luxury menswear design background and have experience forming and leading a team, showing how you have mentored and managed others. This is an exciting role for someone to progress in their career and work with a successful company.
Main Responsibilities Will Include:
- Reporting into the Creative Director, you will motivate and inspire your team to build innovative trend lead menswear product.
- You will line manage other Designers, developing and mentoring them to maximise potential and facilitate growth.
- Create strong seasonal strategies, be strong at story telling your concepts, ideas and designs.
- Have a strong understanding of production, product lifecycle, critical path and logistics.
- Have excellent collaboration and communications skills, who can constructively direct and inspire action within your team.
- Create visual designs that effectively communicate seasonal and luxury brand campaigns.
- Understand time management and consideration of budgets.
- Luxury menswear experience at either Senior Designer or Design Manager level.
- Good communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate across all levels.
- A genuine passion for fashion and design.
- High proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
- Team player, inspiring and highly motivated with the ability to motivate a team.
- Excellent knowledge of fabrics and attention to detail is an absolute must.
- Excellent knowledge of Adobe programs (Photoshop/ Illustrator).
- Creative design flair/ strong sense for fast moving trends.