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DIRECTOR OF DESIGN (WOMEN'S APPAREL)

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WOMEN’S DIRECTOR OF DESIGN
START DATE: ASAP
CONTRACT: 3 MONTHS
LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO

** A FORTUNE 500 FASHION COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL DIRECTOR OF DESIGN FOR THEIR WOMEN’S TEAM **

RESPONSIBLITIES:
• Sets overall direction in the conceptual development of product lines
• Consistently seeks out Global innovation
• Fully responsible for managing staff in all aspects of entire product design process to include market research, mood board creation, designing, sketching and fit
• Oversees print and color development
• Responsible for managing and providing creative direction to design staff
• In conjunction with Product Development management, responsible for visualizing and determining strategic direction of business; accountable for process improvement, growing business and seeking opportunities to positively affect division / company
• Fully responsible for ensuring that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy; interprets international / domestic concepts and fashion trends as it relates to market demands, company image and business strategy
• Oversees selection of fabric and trim
• Fully responsible for identifying and executing opportunities for process improvement through immediate staff members
• Provide overall recommendations and sets tone regarding style and fit of products during presentation

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Design
• Minimum of 10 years design experience including 4 years of managerial experience
• In-depth knowledge of design techniques and processes
• Excellent leadership/management skills
• Ability to set overall creative tone and lead creative design process
• Excellent sense of style and color
• Proven excellent presentation and negotiation skills
• Ability to deal with managerial issues (ie. Career development, performance management)
• Previous women’s experience required
• Ability to use personal computer
• Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
• Travel required

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