This successful supplier of young fashion clothing are seeking a Design Director of fashion led casual clothing to lead a team of Designers and provide the direction that will support business growth .
Responsibilities will include:
Identifying seasonal trends and colourways for this fashion forward casual clothing supplier
Provide design direction to the creative team and ensure commercial product.
Carrying out continuous market research to identify essential product and range gaps.
Keeping ahead of new trend developments with fabric and prints.
Take responsibility for managing budgets and work closely with the Finance Director
Lead with the sales team presentations of product to buyers and work to develop product specific.
Overseeing critical paths for the sampling of styles.
Support the sales team to achieve business revenue and profit margins.
You will need to have operated as a Design Director or as a Head of Design . Sound commercial skills and the experiene of managing budgets is important. Experience required is with trend led young fashion for women or men. Boys and girls wear will be an advantage. Casual jersey product plus print and licensed product will be of interest. This could be with a supplier, or retailer. Previous experience of leading creative teams is essential . Some overseas travel will be expected when it is safe to do so.
Based in London the company offer an excellent work environment with some remote work flexibility. An excellent salary that reflects the seniority of the position.
Please forward your CV in Word format and provide reference/ examples of recent design work. We will acknowledge CV received and will only invite successful candidates to first interview.