Design Manager - Denim

Design Manager - Denim

£65-70K Accommodation, Flight Home & Ex-pat Benefits
REF: 11504 1MM
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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work with and international Fast Fashion, Menswear Brand. You will be fully responsible for the success of your given area, you will report to the Senior Creative Manager for the Brand and work closely with other design heads, whilst managing and developing your specialist team.

Design Manager - The Role:

  • Analyse and react to weekly sales figures
  • Work with internal teams and senior creatives to set the trend and product direction for the brand, seasonally
  • Define concepts, trends and colours for intakes across all departments
  • Understand and react to market needs and intel
  • Travel to suppliers to develop commercial ranges with the wider team as well as trade shows and inspirational shopping.
  • Work closely to build relationships with the factories and suppliers
  • Work with and present to buyers, manage sign offs, sample development and approvals.

Design Manager - The Person:

  • You will be creative and trend driven with experience in a menswear design management, or senior design role.
  • You will have a commercial eye which complements your trend awareness
  • You will be a leader with the ability to inspire and mentor.
  • You will be a team player and able to problem solve
  • You will work well under pressure and be able to confidently manage deadlines
  • Degree or equivalent in Fashion is essential
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills are essential.

CVs without accompanying relevant artwork will not be considered.

Please submit via email a CV and a covering letter in a word document format stating current salary, together with separate examples of your design work in a PDF format (max. 5MB) to - k.barksby@peoplemarketing.co.uk.  Please quote our reference 11504 1MM.

If the e mail address is not displayed in this advert, then please contact People Marketing directly on 0115 922 3335 quoting the job reference number, and we shall supply you with the correct address.

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We regret that due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our vacancies, if you do not hear from one of our consultants within 5 days then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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