Design Director Young Fashion
This successful supplier are seeking an experienced Design Director to lead a team of Designers for young fashion casual clothing for women, men , girls and boys.
Responsibilities for the Design Director will include:
Identifying seasonal trends and colours for the young fashion market.
Providing design direction to the creative team and ensuring commercial product at the right price points.
Managing budgets and working with the financial and trading directors to agree strategies to achieve revenue and margins.
Carrying out continuous market research to identify essential product and range gaps, whilst keeping aware of new trend developments with fabric.
Leading product presentations and working with major retail buyers to develop on trend product that is right for their customer .
Overseeing critical paths for the development and sampling of styles.
With the sales team taking responsibility for achieving business revenue and resolving day to day problems .
The Person sought:
You will currently be working as a Design Director or Head of Design . and be accustomed to managing creative teams, setting the vision and taking commercial responsibility . Experience young trend led casual fashion product is essential . Ladies or Menswear experience . If you have also worked with children's wear that will also be of interest especially if this includes designing product under licence. Private label supplier or multiple retail experience is required. Some overseas travel will be expected when it is safe to do so.
The company offer an excellent work environment with remote work flexibility. An excellent salary that reflects the seniority of the position.
Please forward your CV in Word format and provide reference/ examples of recent design work.
We will acknowledge CV received and will only invite successful candidates to first interview.