Design Director - Contemporary Evening Wear
LuxuryRecruiter.com - Los Angeles , United States
For our client a vibrant LA based fashion house specialized (but not only) in Women evening wear and red carpets gowns, we are seeking a well versed Design Director to head the design team and work with the Owner/Designer of this company.
Design Director will use the skills of creativity in exercising concepts, communication, and leadership. The Design Director must work with a team of designers and fabric developers in creating 12 collections a year. The Design Director will work closely with owner and bring the collection from concept to completion including but not limited to, conceptual presentations, sketch review, design and guidance through fabric development, spec and fit processes.
This position will be based in China 5-6 months of the year.
Use creativity to formulate fashion design concepts.
Form a vision to portray each seasons inspiration
Generate fresh ideas that are appealing to the target market
Lead and/ or contribute to brainstorming initiatives and gathering ideas to support the team’s creative delivery.
Time management and the ability to lead and inspire each design team member throughout the creative process.
Creative supervision and manage daily workflow of design team.
Must have the ability to think three-dimensionally and to visualize from swatch to body.
Must have a solid understanding of product construction and production (e.g., finishing techniques, fabrics, trim development, fit).
Work closely with pattern making teams to ensure proper fit and proportions.
10 years of experience working as a Design Director for a fashion company
Experience with software such as Photoshop & Illustrator.
Strong construction knowledge in evening design
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and writing
Excellent time and project management
Passion, Integrity, & Energy
A flexible and open-minded attitude
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- Employment type: Full Time
- Job function: Diploma
- Salary: 200 k +