VP of Design & Development (Apparel) - Based in Shenzhen

Location Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Vincent Chow
Email email Vincent
Reference AYLA-557803_1605261076

VP of Design & Development (Based in Shenzhen)


A market leading fashion & apparel group are looking to bring in an industry expert like you to become their VP of design and development. You will be leading a team of over 20 staffs and managing the design, PD, material development and innovation operations for the company. It offers a great opportunity to work closely with leading designer label and brands.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the company's design direction and ensure the collections match the needs and requirements of the market
  • Research and analyse the updated fashion trends and provide design concepts and themes for the team to work on
  • Manage the PD process from sampling stage
  • Manage the fabric library and develop new, innovative materials that can drive the development process
  • Always keep an eye on innovation, sustainability as the company's direction
  • Work closely with buyers to build greater knowledge of their needs

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in design & PD with proven work and experience with leading Western fashion brands
  • Must be strong in designing hands-on and able to work with new technology in 3D developments
  • Must have excellent fashion trend knowledge and ability to combine technical skills with communication and commercial skills
  • Candidates with experience leading sustainability and/or material development teams will be a plus
  • Candidate must have strong experience across all categories and gender in woven/knit/sweaters
  • Role to be based in Shenzhen


Interested parties pls send your CV to Vincent.chow@connectedgroup.com