Global Brands Group Manager Design - Spyder - Korea in Seoul, South Korea

Strategy & Innovation

  • Research and identify trend directions; perform and review competitive analysis; oversee and review fabrics, design concepts, presentation boards for meetings, mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos

  • Execute development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment and cost structure; devise style plans and design according to sales needs and emerging trends; ensure timely execution of product development calendar

Operations & Results

  • Create Illustrator sketches; approve specification sheets and line sheets; ensure accuracy of product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives library; ensure maintenance of designs in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives

  • Select and review raw materials and trims; ensure maintenance of fabric/trim library

  • Approve lab dips and ensure consistency with color standards and licensor directives, where appropriate; collaboratively devise and approve prints and graphics where appropriate; oversee fit process

Customers & Relationships

  • Manage follow-up with internal and external customers and partners, including production and tech; manage interoffice communication and relationships with vendors and internal customers

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary

  • Attract, develop and retain talent

  • Monitor and evaluate performance of individuals

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented, meticulous and creative

  • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising; strong ability to sketch

  • Extensive knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, color ways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design.

  • 5 - 8 years experience in apparel design; significant relevant experience in category

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, CAD and Mac computers

GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Division: Spyder

External Company Name: Global Brands Group

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