Head of Design - Jewellery

Head of Design - Jewellery

£ Dependent on experience
REF: 11635 HH

Job Description

This well-established supplier to the UK and European fast fashion retailers is looking for an experienced jewellery designer to join their growing team in London.

Head of Design – Jewellery - The Role:

  • You will be responsible for managing accounts, dealing with the buyers and buying controllers, and in time building your own team.
  • Reporting directly to the Directors.
  • Researching trends and creating mood boards, trend reports and ideas.
  • Liaising with factories in the Far East to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Making presentations to customers on new season trends.
  • Designing ranges for customers based on key commercial looks.
  • Carry out trend research, from the catwalks, design sites and competitive shopping trips.

Head of Design – Jewellery - The Candidate:

  • Ideally around 5yrs experience as a Senior Designer or Head of Design working across costume jewellery.
  • Experience managing a team, working closely to your team.
  • Strong presentation and teamwork skills.
  • Keen to contribute ideas.
  • Strong CAD skills - confident on Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign.
  • Able to identify emerging trends and interpret them for commercial product ranges.
  • Able to work to a critical path and work well under pressure.
  • Experience working with European and Far East factories/suppliers.

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 –  

d.sierra-cuesta@peoplemarketing.co.uk.  Please quote reference 11635 HH.

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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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