Product Development Manager (Ladies &Amp; Menswear)

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Yau Tsim Mong Area
Town :
TSIM SHA TSUI, HONG KONG
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
AFEA-548206_1528081654

Company description

Product Development Manager (Ladies & Menswear)

My client is an international sourcing and buying operation with offices worldwide for a leading EU garment importer, they have a small size office in HK and looking for an apparel Product Development Manager based in HK with extensive travel to Bangladesh.

Job description

Product Development Manager (Ladies & Menswear)

My client is an international sourcing and buying operation with offices worldwide for a leading EU garment importer, they have a small size office in HK and looking for an apparel Product Development Manager based in HK with extensive travel to Bangladesh.

JOB DESCRIPTION

* Must be able to handle projects from mood boards to a garments collection
* Work with Product Management to "translate" design direction or design line from mood boards into a physical garment collection for the GERMAN Textile Mass Market
* Implement collections onsite in the production countries for presentation to the customer
* Must be able to manage competing demands, meet deadline, uphold the highest standards of excellence in communication to establish and maintain strong relationships with team members
* In-depth knowledge of design techniques and processes
* Generating flat sketches and specs and ensuring garments are fit for production
* Helps develop styles and fabrics that are new, current and aesthetically appropriate for the customer, while adhering to production and costing requirements to ensure commercial feasibility

Requirements:

* Flexibility to deadline demands, seasonal schedules
* Adhere to the time and action calendar
* Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop skills, Timely sense of trends and market direction encompassing color, fabric, and silhouette
* Working knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, textiles
* Extensive Travel to production countries to implement collections with the factories "hands on"
* 5-7 years design experience, which includes fabric sourcing, technical design, trim development and color training and practical experience
* Proactive, driven, a confident communicator with a "can-do" attitude.
* Organized and able to prioritize
* Computer PC and CAD experience
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* *willing to travel 2 - 3 weeks per month in a developing country such as Bangladesh
* *Prefer candidate who can speak fluent German