Senior Garment Design Manager (Adult Fashion)
Location: London (Remote Working)
Type: Contract (3 Month Rolling)
CPS Group UK are delighted to be seeking a Senior Design Manager, with a track record in high-street fashion and adult (Men's & Ladies) design, on behalf of a Global Media & Entertainment brand in London.
The role will involve day-to-day management of a team of Designers, assessing output and performance, working closely with licensees/retailers and contributing significantly to the overall strategy of the Design department.
-Work with a team of 10+ designers and be able to assess performance, pace, design handwriting and attitude; leading and critiquing the output and quality of work coming through; as well as building dynamic relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally.
-Oversee the translation of contemporary high-end trends, into commercialised fast fashion shapes using brand IP; to meet the handwriting of retailers and demanding buyers.
-Up-to-date trend knowledge and finger on the pulse of fast fashion (Men's and Ladies) that can drive a strong creative vision
-Ideally the right candidate would come from a fast fashion/high street retailer or supplier and possess the knowledge of large UK high-street retailers
-Understand how large retailers operate, know market segmentation and diversity
-Knowledgeable of retail calendars, campaign incentives and Trade/Open to buy opportunities
-Ideally Licensed product experience or the ability to pick up on licensee business/approval systems
For more information, or immediate consideration for this opportunity, please contact Charlie Grant at CPS Group UK on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)