JOB TITLE: Assistant Design Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Leeds
Job Reference : 8643AH Job Category : Design and Creative
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/06/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £35000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Bluefire Consulting is recruiting for an Assistant Design Manager to oversee a team of designers working for one of the UK's leading leisurewear companies. This is an excellent opportunity to join an innovative and highly creative team which is focussed on producing exciting new looks for both their range and numerous well known accounts.


Job Description

Bluefire Consulting is recruiting for an Assistant Design Manager to oversee a team of designers working for one of the UK's leading leisurewear companies. This is an excellent opportunity to join an innovative and highly creative team which is focussed on producing exciting new looks for both their range and numerous well known accounts.

Main duties will include:
*Assisting the Design and Technical Manager overseeing the design team
*Ensuring all briefs are executed correctly, on time and into cost
*Striving to develop the range by conducting research and forecasting
*Effectively running range plans including planning fabrics, designer productivity and costs
*Liaising with the technical department and the Far East Product Developer to monitor ranges once they have been designed
*Execute new designs as required.

Travel, both around the UK and abroad, is essential for this role so all suitable applicants must possess both a valid UK driving licence and a valid passport.

A successful Assistant Design Manager candidate must be able to demonstrate a degree in fashion design or equivalent and at least 6 years commercial garment design experience. They should have an excellent knowledge of manufacturing process, particularly dealing with the Far East, and a background in designing to cost, negotiating with factories and buyers and exemplary time management and organisational skills.


Job Keywords

design fashion garment clothing manager "range planning" Leeds Yorkshire



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Design and Creative recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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