Senior Designer/Head of Design - Womenswear

Recruiter
Elite
Location
Farringdon
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Have amazing opportunities with exciting clients who are looking for Senior/Head of Designers who will be the ambassador for the company values and brand DNA. You will possess positive attitude towards your co-workers, focus on constant improvement whilst keeping it simple and the entrepreneurial spirit in the team.

You will be based at the Head Office in London, working with the Head of Design global team creating and developing the collection and setting clear goal's. You will drive and build the assortment, be responsible for the collection in all channels and to lead your team.

Responsibilities
-Build the range.
-Demonstrate a high level of awareness of current trends.
-Able to do extensive research and rough work within the timescale and framework of the
brand.
-Have a wide technical knowledge and strong 3-dimensional sense.
-Have a strong attention to detail.
-Demonstrate a strong sensitivity to fabrication and colour.
-Demonstrate a strong design identity.
-Set design goals for your department.
-Lead fit sessions
-Monitor and react to how the department's customer is affected by trends and other factors.
-Be responsible for and drive research for the department.
-Coordinated assortment which enhances the brand aesthetic
-Continuously review the assortment and take action as appropriate.
-Develop and communicate visual information to all relevant functions.
-Ensure that the collection caters for all customer groups.
-Constantly monitor and react to sales and seek new selling opportunities.
-Communicate department goals and results throughout the organisation as required.

Requirements
-Certifiable textile/design qualification with a focus on womenswear
-Excellent sense of fashion and skills in art. Candidates good at hand-drawing or colour
matching are preferred
-Experience from both luxury and commercial market
-Strong team player and leader
-The ability to work well in a fast paced and dynamic environment
-Flexible to travel

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