Design Manager - Women's Casual/Denims (Hong Kong)
Our client is a highly successful manufacturer. They are now looking for an experienced Senior Design Manager for their women's department, to continue with this success.
*You will have extensive experience of designing women's casualwear, specifically bottoms, across denim, plus casual and washed wovens.
*Knowledge of wash techniques for bottoms, especially denim
*You will have an understanding of garment costing
*Ideally you will have experience of designing for the US market. If not then your experience must be designing for major UK/European retail groups.
*You must be able to demonstrate longevity in your career
*Team leadership/management of both product and designers is essential
*Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills are essential in this fast paced role
*Strong sketching and CAD skills are essential
*Working in a fast pace, high volume design/development studio in Hong Kong, you will be responsible for developing best selling styles for young women's casual wovens, specifically denim.
*Developing different collections throughout the year that must be trend-led and tailored towards this company's current customer base
*You will be responsible for sourcing and developing fabrics and trims as per customer specifications
*The role will include some overseas travel to the factories for development, fabric & trim sourcing, shopping research trips and client meetings.
A competitive salary is available plus relocation and healthcare
£80,000 - £110,000 salary guidelines