Opportunity For A Head Designs

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Job Description

One of my clients is looking for a head Designs.

1. Position Summary

Responsible for reacting to new trends and developing an exciting but commercial range of Jewellery Designs that maintain our unique identity

2. Principal Accountabilities
To develop and institutionalize design processes, so as to create ranges that are new, trendy, innovative and commercially viable, for all categories, on a seasonal basis
Create new styles / range and communicating specifications to Designers, CAD / CAM and Production Teams and ensuring predefined norms.
Costing of Designs in line with budgeted parameters
Monitoring Quality Control of Manual Designing, CAD / CAM and Sampling to ensure minimum to nil faults (Zero Defect System).
Interacting with Clients to map specifications.
Forecasting trends, developing inspiration design direction for each season, maintaining Kirtilals identity.
Building an album of jewellery design and creating a network of designers to bring in new design perspectives.

Reacting to general trends in the Jewellery industry as well as key fashion trends.
Designing traditional and Contemporary Jewellery designs.
Browsing Design galleries & researching Jewellery trends and keeping an eye on the fashion world to keep abreast of developments in the industry
To guide, manage and lead the design teams and effectively manage this crucial creative resource
Skills:
Leadership skills, highly creative and an innovative, Strong designing skills, Ability to work to tight deadlines and briefs, Organized and self-motivated. Freehand drawing, 2D drawing, and Technical drawing skill Manufacturing process knowledge, man-management skills to manage creative people, team-player, ability to grasp the business realities.

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