Manager - Design

Career Management Services
  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 5-10 years
  • 14 Sep 2015

  • Design

  • Apparel/ Garments/ Textiles/ Fashion, Advertising/ PR/ Market Research/ Events
Job Description

Overall Purpose of the Role:

Summary of the role: Conceptualization and contribution of innovative ideas in design and development of products across non core categories

To conceptualize, create and promote new designs and concepts for in house brands as well as design development of licensee products across all categories of non core like Apparel, Foot wear, Accessories, Home etc.

Areas of Responsibility:

Key Responsibilities: Size & Scope of the role, Key Stakeholders, Areas of accountability, Results expected,etc.

Apparel, Accessories, Footwear, Home.

1- Analyze market trends and customer preferences.
2- Develop mood boards as per requirements and as conceptualized.
3- Present and promote mood boards to various category managers and finalize selection.
4- Make a range of designs across products and help in developing samples of the same.
5- Work closely with teams of International brands and develop designs as per their norms.
6- Get designs approved and passed in concept stage with relevant brand managers.
7- Consolidate developments and maintain data season wise for each category.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

Years of Experience, Educational and Professional Qualifications, Type of Industry Experience, etc. Required

Graduate in Graphic design with 5-8 years experience in designing of any non-core product/s like apparel, footwear, Home etc.

Skills Required:

Key Technical, Language and Job related skills required

High speed execution of Photoshop, Illustrator.
Good communication and inter-personal skills.
Willingness to stretch him/ herself to achieve high standards of design.

Competencies Required:

Select and Highlight the key competencies/behaviors required for the role

Thinks Strategically
Develops clear and consistent strategies to achieve the stated business goals
Leverages synergy opportunities across functions and businesses
Makes sound business decisions that balance competing and/or multiple priorities
Identifies key business opportunities and challenges

Builds Relationships
Engages colleagues across the organization to optimize performance
Maintains and develops excellent relations with Licensors and their design team

Communicates Effectively
Obtains full engagement through inspiring communications
Provides appropriate rationale and context to drive commitment
Tailors messages appropriately to the audience
Distills complex plans into focused presentations that are clearly and succinctly delivered

Drives Results
Translates strategy into specific priorities, objectives, and action plans
Manages projects, processes and resources to produce desired outcomes
Analyzes problems effectively and takes action to resolve

Inspires Creativity and Innovation
Proactively looks for new creative ideas and marketing opportunities
Facilitates the exchange of ideas and creation of new ones
Transfers ideas and successes across boundaries

Champions Change
Supports new initiatives
Demonstrates flexibility in response to changes (both internal and competitively)

Exhibits Professional Excellence
Pursues excellence with integrity, passion and courage
Strives for self-improvement

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Graphic Design Photoshop Illustrator Design Development

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