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Head of Design - Womenswear

Head of Design (Womenswear) - The Company

This is an exciting opportunity to join a manufacturer in Delhi. They are looking for a talented and experienced Head of Design - Womenswear to join a team of 4. The business produces soft womenswear - tops, skirts and dresses mainly for the US value retailers. 

Head of Design (Womenswear) - The Role

  • Head the Design team of 4
  • Develop ranges and collections based on mood boards and aspiration brands of customers
  • Collaborate with customer's design teams on projects
  • Lead the team to design trend-led products across multi product areas and across multiple accounts
  • Be technically aware and guide the sampling unit on tech packs, patterns etc
  • Feeding back to the rest of the team efficiently; to the merchandiser re: any issues with fit or where the spec has not been followed, to design assistants to give clear direction on research and trend info, and to sales/account managers so to hand over any styles that the buyer has requested – being aware of price and delivery info.
  • Show presentation and selling skills, back up ideas shown with good market information to give the customer confidence in what we are showing them is right.
  • Manage the career development of the team

Head of Design (Womenswear)- The Candidate

  • This position is looking for previous trend led womenswear design experience working within multi product areas 
  • You will have a proven track record of working with US value retailers such as JC Penney, Walmart, Target etc
  • You will have good experience working in a manufacturing set up 
  • Strong technical knowledge is required 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, adaptable to change and able to work under pressure.
  • You will be a strong leader commanding respect within your team as well as with other stakeholders in the business
  • You must also be an effective communicator & team player to step into this challenging role and be confident at building good internal and external relationships.
  • Proficient on Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • You will be a well organised, confident communicator, experienced in managing priorities and liaising with internal teams and external stakeholders

If you would like to join a successful design led manufacturer in Delhi, please apply in confidence.

Head of Design - Womenswear

Head of Department
Competitive, dependent on experience

Published on 18 May 2023

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