Design Manager

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
09 Oct 2018
06 Nov 2018
Bethany Hardman
Job Type

A Global Fashion Brand are looking for a Design Manager to join their modern Head Office in Manchester

Your new company
A successful and Globally known Ladies Fashion Brand who operate from a modern head office in the heart of Manchester are looking for an experienced and forward thinking Ladies Fashion Design Manager to join and oversee the Design team. They have a young and edgy customer base and have had a number of celebrity endorsements.

Your new role
You will be managing a small team as well as being able to set an inspiring vision and trends for the future. You will be taking responsibility for driving the design critical path and working alongside the Buying and Marketing teams. The role also involves you providing strong and consistent product direction and handwriting that coincides with the Brand's customer, you will do this by having an in-depth and customer focused knowledge of the market and trends. You will be a role model and demonstrate the best practises and be instrumental in working towards deadlines. You will also need to be able to travel both nationally and internationally and be key in building strong working relationships with each department. Within your managerial duties you will need to communicate and manage and help achieve company goals and to also ensure that your team are maximising their performance and productivity. You will work close with the HR team to assist in recruiting potential candidates and you will carry of performance reviews and management duties.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have the artistic vision to set the creative direction for a brand and have experience of managing a team of designers. You will still need the practical skills to be hands-on with the design process and produce CAD work as needed. You will have worked in a fast fashion organisation and have an exciting design portfolio. They are looking for someone who understands their American customer base.

What you'll get in return
You will get the chance to working for a fast growing and well established Ladies Fashion Brand and have full creative control and oversee the design team. They are also offering a highly competitive salary and exciting benefits and bonus.

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