Manager (Design & development) – MAS Holdings

Full Time

Manager (Design & development) – MAS Holdings

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About the Job Manager – Design & development

Manager – Design & development

We are looking for a professional to lead the Design team to effectively and consistently come up with conceptual ideas which can be converted to commercially viable products that either satisfy a need or solve a consumer problem whilst being brand relevant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the design pipeline for the year in consultation with the relevant business managers & ensure timely commencement & completion of projects as per calendar, by driving individual projects through the relevant project owners.
  • Research to get a deep understanding on customer needs/consumer lifestyles and identify seasonal trend directions in silhouette, print & graphic, embellishment & finishing and fabric to provide relevant product ranges to the customer while ensuring seasonal collections are done in line with seasonal trends.
  • Filter out the key signals/ trends, develop concepts and generate Tech packs with clear technical descriptions and material, print and embellishment details to facilitate handover of concepts to tech teams for sampling.
  • Provide feedback to customers on concepts/ innovative ideas about prints, embellishments, trims etc. as & when required.
  • Research and work with business teams to compile promotional presentations in order to highlight/ provide information on design capability, product capability and market intelligence thereby giving customers a clear understanding of what Bodyline is capable of delivering.
  • Organize and coordinate customer product shows in order to showcase SBU design and product development capabilities, so as to secure future business.
  • Plan and acquire required resources (manpower/ tools/ equipment) to execute the key projects identified for the year.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree/ Diploma in Fashion Designing, Marketing with 6-10 years’ experience in a similar capacity (Apparel fashion).
  • Intimate and sports Bra design knowledge.
  • Knowledge in Pattern making, Material Knowledge, Photoshop & Illustrator.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Creativity, influential skills and good communication skills – both written and verbal is vital.

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