Design Manager

Kolkata Permanent
  • To work with one the world's leading organization
  • Closely work with prominent designers

About Our Client

Our client is in the top retail luxury companies in the world. They have a strong global presence with great established brands. They are growing at a very fast pace in both, global and Indian markets. They are looking for someone who can lead their design team and create products right from concept through production with a clear focus on trends, fabric & finish.

Job Description

  • Set the creative direction in the conceptual development of seasonal product lines across apparel & accessories). Create & execute original designs.
  • Strategize & plan the seasonal collection in terms of products both new trends & existing best sellers (cash cows), range composition & design the grid according to the products cost and the intended MRP
  • Evaluate & analyze the global offerings, find gaps & create designs & plan for indigenous offering.
  • Research & analyse the market & monitor current fashion trends, collections, customer preferences and competitor to strengthen brand image and maintain competitive positioning against key brand consumer targets
  • Stay on top of new trends, generate new ideas & conceptualize & innovate new products & categories in line with brand image guidelines.

The Successful Applicant

  • Product technical understanding - Must Have - Clothing.
  • Attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact with management of factories and buyers.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multi-task and organize efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good planning and execution skills
  • Very strong communication, presentation, influencing & negotiation skills
  • Exposure to an international brand
  • Effective listening and communications skills - simplify communication with ability to put the point across the board.

What's on Offer

  • Get to work with renowned designers.
  • Early Leadership opportunities.
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