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Head of Design - Ladieswear

Job Title: Head of Design - Ladieswear
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94485
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAF.02818.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 15, 2014 09:16

Job Description

An exciting opportunity within a well established UK fashion retail business has recently opened. They are currently looking to hire a talented and creative Head of Design to lead the design team. As Head of Design, you will be responsible for: · Leading the design direction across ladieswear · Developing the design vision of the category and working with the QA/Technical and Buying teams to ensure that the design is well reflected in the samples and prototypes · Keeping up to date with the current trends, identifying new design opportunities and presenting them to the design team · Close monitoring of the seasons collection and advising on any adjustment if necessary · Attending senior management range review and strategy meetings · Leading and motivating a team The ideal candidate for this position will have the following skills and qualifications: · Degree in Fashion Design or equivalent · Must be currently working as a Head of Design or Design Manager within a ladies fast fashion retailer · Excellent team and people management skills · High level of creativity with a keen eye for design · Knowledge in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other digital design tools would be desirable · A competitive attitude with the ability to take initiative This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to further learn and develop as a fashion design professional in a modern and highly creative work environment.If you think that you have the right qualifications for this position, please send us your CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.