Design Managers - Ladieswear

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Up to £0.00 per annum
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Ref
2392
Function
Design
Sector
Sportswear
Job Type
Permanent

Our client is a highly successful fast fashion supplier and manufacturer of Casualwear to many of the US & European fashion retailers. They are now looking for experienced  Women’s wear Design Managers for their Casual Bottoms and brand new Athleisure department. You will be working with and developing a young team of designers, aswell as liaising with their New York and London offices for trend development ideas. These are great opportunities for experienced, talented commercial designers who have worked within a fast paced fashion high street retailers/suppliers seeking new and exciting challenges overseas.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Required to work in a fast-paced environment
  • High volume design/development based in Hong Kong
  • Responsible for developing bestselling styles for young women's active and leisurewear, or casual woven’s bottoms including denim
  • Develop trend-led collections tailored towards suppliers' customers throughout the year
  • Responsible for sourcing and developing fabrics and trims
  • Overseas travel to the factories for development, fabric & trim sourcing, shopping research trips and client meetings

Person specification:

  • Previous experience designing young women's active / athleisure wear or casual wear bottoms, across denim, casual and washed wovens
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of technical jersey fabrics and yarns or of wash techniques for bottoms, especially denim
  • Good understanding of garment costing
  • Experience designing for the US market preferred or designing for major UK/European retail groups
  • Demonstrate longevity in your designing career
  • Team management of both product and designers is experience required
  • Excellent communication at all levels along with time management and organisational skills are essential
  • Strong sketching and CAD skills are essential

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