Designer - Men'S Casual - Country Road - Melbourne

Designer - Men'S Casual - Country Road - Melbourne
Company:

David Jones


Place:

Victoria


Area:

Art Director

Designer - Men'S Casual - Country Road - Melbourne

Details of the offer

The RoleWe have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Designer to join the Menswear team at Country Road. Reporting to the Head of Design for Menswear, this position is responsible for the achievement of sales through continual design and development of the casual menswear range.Key ResponsibilitiesDesigning and developing product in line with the Country Road brand strategy that meets customer needs and offers constant innovationWorking closely with Head of Design and design team to identify trends each season specific to nominated categoriesDeveloping and sourcing new fabrications/yarns and trims in alignment with seasonal trends, maintaining newness and originality in the rangeProviding clear instruction on all fit and styling changes to QA at time of spec pack handoverDrive fit direction with QA Technician to ensure consistent fit and high quality standards of workmanshipResearching and reporting on trends, key ideas and fabric, yarn direction relevant for the Brand and categoriesDesigning and developing product in line with option plan, OTB and margin requirementsAssessing weekly sales reports to determine best sellers, sell throughs and problem styles/coloursMentor and manage the Design Assistant’s in all aspects of the design processComplete regular visits to stores to obtain first hand product feedback from customers and staffThe Ideal Candidate hasExperience in an Apparel design role, preferably MenswearDiploma or degree qualification in Fashion Design or related fieldExceptional technical skills, fabric and yarn sourcing and knowledgeA proven track record in building successful ranges, along with experience in sourcing and working with overseas vendorsA real passion for clothing/apparel as well as for Country RoadProficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & Microsoft Office suiteA strong retail and commercial acumenThe ability to meet deadlines and work within a fast paced environment whilst balancing competing interestsExcellent communication skills, both written and spoken, with the ability to influence stakeholders across the organisationA can do attitude and the ability to thrive in a collaborative and dynamic environmentWhy work for us? A competitive remuneration package, including incentivesBi-annual product allowances and generous discounts for you and your immediate family on all Country Road, Mimco, Politix, Trenery and Witchery products. Further offers and discounts available at David Jones.Birthday roster day offExcellent career progression involving regular training and on the job developmentA genuine, open and high performing cultureOpportunity to become involved in our Corporate Social Responsibility program, by supporting our community partnershipsAbout UsCountry Road has grown to become one of the best known and highly regarded clothing and retail brands in Australia and New Zealand. Country Road creates quality lifestyle products across Womenswear, Menswear, Childrenswear, Babywear and Homewares. Renowned for its commitment to style, quality and design, the fashion ranges are a celebration of all that’s vibrant and exciting about modern Australian living. Advertised: 04 Sep 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 20 Sep 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time


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  • Media - Art - Design / Art Director

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