Work location: Beijing
ONLY is looking for a Sr. Denim Designer to join their team.
Your job Responsibilities will be:
- Design for assigned denim collection (s) in a clear and focused way geared towards market positioning ONLY as China denim market leader.
- Support denim Design Manager for the continuous success/ growth of ONLY DENIM in the fast changing China market, keep update with market trend and new product opportunities.
- Build and deliver strong design for assigned denim collection (s) with a creative, innovative and consumer target focused approach and line with the annual growth plan.
- Work closely with denim Design Manager and take lead whereas needed in the execution of denim design from initial briefing (research on latest denim trend), to samples and production.
- Ensure awareness of upcoming denim trends & direction, propose the ideas to reflect/ update on denim collection in terms of design/fabric/wash/denim accessories (per style level).
- Prepare and participate in Denim hub to ensure the assigned collection can cover the latest fashion trend and denim styling.
- Work on trend alert research and trend ppt per development season.
- Provide clear brief on the design sheets (Technical manufacturing package), translate and update sketches into ONLY PLM system.
- Responsible of driving collection(s) to high design execution and accuracy
- Take leading role in sample fitting, review and provide comments on all samples in term of design details, fabric & washes
- Create and maintain all design records, including technical data sheets and all relevant details.
- Inject commercial and trend-driven fabric & wash ideas, constantly update wash-/ fabric quality, fitting, finish, details and product to market demands.
- Responsible for seasonal laundries visit for wash creation
- Ensure effective communication / visits to existing suppliers in China.
- Maintain close daily cooperation with Denim CDM, ensure effective and highly efficient workflow within calendar deadlines.
- Assure proper communication with buying team & Technicians throughout the whole design development process
- Responsible for Bi-Monthly Store visit report focus on ONLY DENIM (& its key competitors)
- Frequent inspiration trips in Asia.
- Responsible for analyzing sales figures, and understand the commercial ONLY market and possibilities in China.
- Highly involved in preparation for selling meeting material and visual merchandising guidelines in stores for the Chinese market, in co-operation with Design manager / Display/ Merchandizing teams.
- Coach and shadow Designer/ Junior Designer in different technical areas when needed.
- Bachelor’s degree in fashion design or related disciplines (must have requirement)
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in women's denim design and development with at least 3 years in designer level or up;
- Strong fashion sense in different areas
- Knowledge on global Jeanswear and trend-leading street/ casual-wear brands
- Passion in fashion trends/ fast fashion business
- Solid experience in design development, from trend research, sketch preparation, fabric and details sourcing, to design concept presentation
- Good technical sense on denim fabric, material, fitting and washing development
- Ability to work in multicultural environment and being a strong communicator
- Achievement motivated with good analytical skills
- Excellent literacy in Mac & Microsoft Office application, Adobe illustrator and photoshop.
- Good spoken & written English
About the company: Bestseller Fashion Group China
BESTSELLER FASHION GROUP CHINA BESTSELLER Fashion Group (Tianjin) CO., LTD. is an independent company with headquarter in Beijing, China. We currently market four BESTSELLER brands: ONLY, JACK & JONES, VERO MODA and SELECTED in more than 300 cities with over 7300 concept stores. For more information, please visit our websites www.bestseller.com.cn or www.only.cn.
BESTSELLER is a family-owned clothing and accessories company founded in Denmark in 1975. We provide fast affordable fashion for women, men, teenagers and children under the following brands: JACK & JONES, SELECTED, VERO MODA, ONLY, PIECES, VILA, OBJECT, JUNAROSE, MAMALICIOUS, NAME IT and OUTFITTERS NATION. Our products are available online, in branded chain stores, in multiband and leading department stores.
Pls. send your application via our website by click on ‘’APPLY JOB’’ and follow the instructions. Please include the following documents.
- your updated CV - please include a personal photo, your family status, contact info etc.
- Cover letter – Pls. include your motivation, competences for this job and your personality.
- portfolio in .pdf file (Pls. make sure that each of your portfolio is less than 23MB); pls. include mood board, color palette, technical sketches and samples of your design etc.
- A scanned copy of your education degree certificate (bachelor or master).
Application deadline: ASAP.
Efficient Recruitment based in Denmark, handles this recruitment process for the company in Beijing. For more information or if you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Jessi Ji by tel: +45 6131 5847 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Michael Folmann at tel. +45 2121 6464 or e-mail email@example.com