Work location: Beijing, China
We are recruiting a Design Manager for a new womenswear brand which will be under Bestseller China umbrella. This brand targets young affluent female consumers of the Chinese market.
- You will report to the Commercial Director
- Be part of setting up a new brand within BESTSELLER Fashion Group; responsible for the success of the brand, sales achievement and growth.
- In cooperation with Senior Buyer constantly improving the product groups: Pinpoint and enhance weak categories and fabric quality. Attend development fittings, provide proactive and focused input to ensure further production processes run smoothly
- Making sure the fitting and tailoring stay in line with market requirements. To be able to achieve this you’ll work closely with Fit technician.
- Work in close cooperation with buying and technician teams
- Create 4 main collections and 3 express collections a year
- Trend research, both domestic but also international
- Play an active role in creating concept and mood boards, interpreting trends into commercial designs
- Together with Senior Buyer constantly ensure latest trimmings, fabrics, treatments, fittings and updating of suppliers according to trend
- Create style design sheets according to style budget.
- Follow up design sheet details and requests with buying team
- Making sure that design deadlines are kept
- Responsible for the product data input and continuous updates in the PLM system
- Over 8 years solid work experience within higher end womenswear brand
- Relevant woven or knit experience with an appreciation of fabric, trims, wash and workmanship.
- Ability to strongly interpret trends into designs/product for the customer
- Ability to develop strong relationships both internally and with supply partners
- Excellent verbal/written English communication & time management skills
- Comfortable to work with deadlines and working under pressure.
- Excellent in using Adobe programs: Photoshop, Illustrator and MS Office: Word, Excel and Powerpoint
- Academic degree - Fashion Design
- Willing to travel
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
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 info or any questions regarding this position, please contact Jessi Ji by tel: +45 6131 5847 or e-mail email@example.com or Michael Folmann at tel. +45 2121 6464 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.