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FASHION: SENIOR DRESS DESIGNER: GLOBAL FASHION GIANT!!! (MEL)

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This leading Women’s Fashion Giant is seeking a Senior Dress Designer!!

You would be responsible for creating a collection of elevated day dresses, think ‘day at the Races or Spring Carnival’.  Being aware of current & future trends is a MUST!!!

Working collaboratively with your Planning /Buying Team and the Head of Design, you will develop 6 weekly global collections based on current trends – translating the vision and aesthetic of the brand into aspirational yet practical product that resonates with our wholesale and retail customers.

You will ensure that you adhere to the production timeline, managing the workflow of your Design Team to meet all milestones and stage gates, whilst being adaptable to changing circumstances and overcoming any problems that arise.  You will be supported by our Retail Team, Sales Teams and Design Support to analyse and interpret wholesale and retail feedback and reports to adapt 6 weekly ranges and product with thorough consideration.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Researching, trend forecasting and mood board creation;
  • Concepting each 6 weekly range in line with brand’s voice and cohesive to prior / future collections;
  • Creating and producing designs using illustrator to create storyboards;
  • Supporting your Design and development Team to develop and update design specs as changes are made to designs throughout the development process;
  • Handing over of all styles to your Design Team and development team to complete tech packs with accurate translations of the intended designs;
  • Cross checking style numbers against range plan throughout development process, and signing off with the Planner and Buyer;
  • Presenting 6 weekly collections to the Head of Design – seeking direction, feedback and working together to optimise the range

 

Candidates will require:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in fashion design and technology.
  • Minimum 5 years design experience including concept and range building.
  • Must have worked with an elevated womens wear brand, designing dresses with a feminine aesthetic.
  • Advanced skills in Illustrator to create cads and storyboards for presentation.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Must have initiative, can juggle multiple tasks to meet deadlines and will work calmly in a fast-paced, creatively driven team environment.

 

Sounds great right….? So what are you waiting for?!

 

Apply now by sending your CV in WORD format to krystal@whointhezoo.com.au Please quote job code 4952

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Please note only those applicants who fit the brief will be contacted in relation to their application.

 

Job Code: 4952