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Luxury Design Manager - Menswear

Job Title: Luxury Design Manager - Menswear
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 3691_1651221884
Contact Name: Harriet Lancelotte
Contact Email: harriet@trprecruitment.com
Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

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.

Person Specifications:

  • 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.