• FashionDesigner - 514608

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Job Description

Design and manage development of collections and accessories and textile in line with the commercial strategy for the brands and to work as a member of the Design Studio team Responsibilities: Design and direct the completion of ladies or teens/kids wear collections in line with the commercial strategy for the brands Manage the design team and general organisation of the ladies or Teens/Kids dept. Promote the link between the Creative Manager and your team. Ensure the vision of the creative Manager is upheld and communicate/compromise with the trading Director when putting these ideas into production. Ensure the design team attend and contribute to weekly meetings such as Design meeting, sales and stock, Shop visits and weekly brainstorming sessions Manage all deadlines and ensure the team deliver on time and as required Train all design assistants with as much input as possible to provide them with strong skills and in particular to be able to communicate ideas for you when you are out of the office. Work closely with the Creative Manager on a seasonal basis when preparing theme boards and colour cards, work jointly with other kids/ladies department to ensure full alignment. Enable the team to think creatively in terms of producing collections whilst managing the commerciality in relation to the Line, Season etc. Adapt and strengthen a positive problem solving strategy. Communicate on a regular basis with/manage Merchandisers and Product departments. Develop an awareness of what stage all collections are at in terms of sampling, production and any Flash lines. Be able to communicate with production and Trading Directors regarding deliveries, solving and problems, allowing for improvements and develop an understanding of the big picture. Work directly with your merchandiser, design assistants, QC, pattern cutters and machinists. Ensure these teams work productively and efficiently. Ensure all Monthly requirements are submitted by your department such as Status reports, trip reports, shop reports etc. Strengthen all links with suppliers and develop a good understanding and ability to recognise who will be capable of producing Anotah product to the required quality. Develop strong understanding of Merchandising figures, quantities, deadlines and requirements for the season ahead. Involving managing and direction of design packs and buying trips at suppliers. As and when required by the company visit trade fairs and exhibitions to source fabrics, suppliers etc. Whilst operating outside of Kuwait apply a professional approach as an Ambassador of Brand. Prepare your team to ensure all items are prepared and ready for range reviews. Be able to promote and sell these collections to the board. Prepare accurate fits and technical feedback as and when required in head office and at suppliers. Apply modifications as and when required. Integrate findings of analysis from retail, marketing and focus groups and apply knowledgeable decisions in finding more suitable conclusions to designs and collections. Ensure all packs are to the correct technical standards required. Ensure you are able to then communicate this information at suppliers offices and be responsible for lab dips and strike offs. Translate international fashion trends into collections suitable for Brand and Flash lines. Travel as required mainly to comply with 4 major trips to suppliers per year and any fairs and inspirational trips in between. The board will issue and authorise all travel Visit textile showrooms as and when required at PV, Texworld, Mode a Mont etc. Be able to select fabrics within the correct price, quality range etc Compare merchandise with those of the competitors internationally and locally, develop a good understanding of competitors in all the various countries which Brand sells.

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Bachelor's degree / higher diploma


Industry:Security/Law Enforcement


Function:IT Software - DBA / Datawarehousing

Deadline:05th Aug 2019

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