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Senior Designer - Ladies Wovens

Job Title: Senior Designer - Ladies Wovens
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Beijing, China
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
REF: 3037_1602587604
Contact Name: Georgia Hanley
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

My client is seeking a strong Senior Woven Designer who ideally would have worked with some leather. This is a very exciting opportunity to join a globally renowned brand in their Beijing, China office. I am looking for someone who has experience working with the Chinese customer and who understands the young trends of this fast pace and ever-changing market. This person will have a very high attention to detail shown throughout their work.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Create seasonal collections, strongly influenced by inspiration trips in Asia (Tokyo/ Seoul) as well as local research and follow up of the trend forecasting's webs
  • Analyze sales figures/ orders, and being ahead of trend and consumer
  • Constantly upgrade the fabric quality, fitting and product according to the trend and market demands
  • Constantly source latest offers/ trimmings/ fabrics/ treatments/ from suppliers in China (in cooperation with buying department)
  • Conduct fitting reviews with buyers to improve product/ look/ fabric/ fitting etc. in weak areas/ ensure constant training in latest fittings/ shapes/ details for Technicians/ Buyers.
  • Directly reporting to Junior Category Managers of Leather and Medium Woven teams

Person Specification

  • Qualified designer- minimum Bachelor degree in Fashion
  • Proven experience in medium woven and/ or leather (minimum 3-4 years)
  • Strong portfolio demonstrating exceptional talent and feeling for premium designs
  • Creative design flair/ Strong sense for fast moving trends
  • Excellent knowledge of fabrics and attention to details is an absolute must
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe programs (Photoshop/ Illustrator)
  • User knowledge of Microsoft Office and PowerPoint
  • Strong team player with ability to work on a one to one basis with local buyers
  • English skills (minimum communication level), both written and spoken