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Head of Design

Job Title: Head of Design
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: HK$ Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RA-79
Contact Name: Rie Alkemade
Contact Email: rie@savvycreative.com.hk
Job Published: August 08, 2016 16:30

Job Description

Exciting opportunity with a fantastic brand – sophisticated high-street fashion house is seeking a Head of Design to join their Hong Kong team.
The right candidate will be responsible for executing the brand’s creative direction and vision across all apparel products and visual identity; a great opportunity to lead, mentor and develop an enthusiastic Product Team. This role requires working closely with the Marketing Team, Planning Team and Buying Team to develop dynamic creative ideas, create innovative products through forecasting and identifying market trends and develop strategic roadmap for upcoming products.
This is an incredible opportunity for passionate and driven candidates with a strong background in fashion and apparel design, solid understanding of the fashion market and audience and is a team leader.

Requirements:

  • Fashion-related degree
  • 5+ years of experience at a senior level in fashion and team management
  • Demonstrated experience of industry knowledge; experience working closely with suppliers, sourcing and manufacturing
  • Prior experience working closely with internal departments to ensure brand identity is carried through
  • Excellent team-leading skills
  • Proficiency in standard Adobe CS programs (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluency in English is a must; Cantonese and/or Mandarin is a bonus
  • Enthusiastic and a ‘young-at-heart’ personality