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Design Director - Fashion

Job Title: Design Director - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Africa
Salary: Significant Salary Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90352
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 10, 2012 14:14

Job Description

This leading South African retailer with stores throughout the region is looking for a Creative Director to join its team in South Africa in an integral role that is essential to the growth of its Apparel division. The Creative Director will be expected to: * Interact closely with the Board of Directors to produce the range and direction of the collection * Design, develop, implement and control all product areas covering Apparel, Footwear & Accessories from concept to design * Be integral to the design, planning, organising and co-ordination of each range of clothing articles in order to contribute to a profitable collection that is in line with the target populations need and wishes and that supports the brand's image The ideal candidate will have: * A degree or equivalent * Strong international Design experience with a similar aspirational retailer * Experience in Brand Development and creating new brands and relevant strategies to increase market share and profitability while analysing local and international threats * Strong commercial awareness and be used to working within a fast-paced environment In return, the Creative Director will receive a significant six figure salary, full relocation assistance and the chance to live an attractive expat lifestyle in a fantastic location with the opportunity to take your career to the next level. If this sounds like the opportunity you are seeking, please apply now with an up to date CV.