Senior Design And pd Manager (Ladieswear)

Country :
Hong Kong
Region :
Kowloon
Town :
KOWLOON, HONG KONG
Category :
Design
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years
Job reference n° :
AEUN-803787_1515388061

Company description

Senior Design and PD Manager (Ladieswear)

My client is a large international fashion retailer focus on causal wear (including woven, cut & sewn knit and denim), they are looking for a senior womenswear Design & PD Manager to join their team.

Job description

Senior Design and PD Manager (Ladieswear)

My client is a large international fashion retailer focus on causal wear (including woven, cut & sewn knit and denim), they are looking for a senior womenswear Design & PD Manager to join their team.

Job Duties:

* Drive seasonal direction, inspiration and creative leadership on women's collection
* Develop ladieswear collection based on the fashion trends and implement these elements into commercial product for the collection in Asia Pacific market with meet or exceed the financial goal
* Conduct seasonal design assessments, to ensure key measurable are met across brand history, identify, target customers and implement these all into design sensibility
* Manage, motivate and connect the design team across Hong Kong and other APAC office
* Manage the women design team from research and collect the market trend during the seasons for the art direction.
* Monitor the whole product approval process and sourcing process to ensure product lines are in smooth and timely approval
* Manage the team to handle full collection from design concept, style coordination, mood board, color palettes, fabric and wash direction with strong brand elements.
* Manage whole process from planning, 1st proto to Salesman Samples (SMS) and to execute according to seasonal calendars on a timely basis
* To train and develop the team to improve their skill sets

Requirements:

* Degree in Fashion design and textile, oversea educational background is preferable.
* At least 3 years of experience manage a team and 8 years' experience in fashion design with more focus on womenswear (T-shirt, Top and Denim)
* Exposure in street fashion industry (Denim design background is an advantage)
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (English a must)
* High level of computer proficiency- Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop