Head of Design HUGO Menswear (m/f/d)

Hugo Boss
Stuttgart, DE
02 Jun 2021
05 Aug 2021
HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. We work passionately and to high standards from the initial idea through to the finished product. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to be creative in an inspiring and international working environment - because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Head of Design HUGO Menswear (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

We are looking for a creative Head of Design (m/f/d) to lead our HUGO Menswear design team.

What you can expect:

  • Implementation of the design and concept content from Concept Design to the Creative Management for HUGO Menswear
  • Thematic and qualitiative realization of the seasonal collection trends/themes taking into account color charts, materials, prints and key silhouettes
  • Alignment of product ranges across all categories
  • Responsible for the realization and creative input of the collection framework plan in regard to complexity, price structure, quality, timing, margin and retail core range, also observance of budget
  • Strategic implementation to shape product range and create new opportunities
  • Benchmark analysis of competitors and strategic implementation into collections; Intensive and continuing research of trends and innovation and consumer behaviour
  • Leading the design team
  • Ensuring there is cooperation and alignment with all interfaces (e.g. external suppliers, Sales, Brand Management, Operations and Marketing)

Your profile:

  • Minimum of 6 years' relevant professional experience in Creative Management
  • Design and Leadership experience in the fashion industry
  • Knowledge of business administration
  • Creative vision and enthusiasm for innovation with an understanding of commerciality
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, 3-D design experience a plus
  • Strong leadership skills in guiding and coaching a team
  • Eagerness to constantly learn, grow and stimulate innovation
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English, German is a plus
  • Willingness to travel

Your benefits:

  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and cafĂ©, Times.