Product Development and Design Manager

Realisation Par

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Job Details

Job title

Product Development and Design Manager, Realisation Par

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Senior Manager

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Based in London - This is both a highly creative and technical role supporting Realisation's Design Director. You will be responsible for the management and coordination of all products: every step of the way from range planning through to final production. This requires high level of design and construction knowledge to ensure product reflect the creative direction and aesthetic of the brand.

Overview: 

- Responsible for interpreting creative briefs given from the Design and Creative Director, demonstrating an awareness of the market and trends across a broad range of categories  

- Research and source sample references, fabrics and trims

- Coordinate/ source/ and manage graphic and print designers needed to develop new styles

- Presenting technical sketches designs to the Design director and evolve as required 

- Create print tech packs for both clothing and trims

- Update and maintain documents at all times to ensure smooth communication throughout the design and development phases; closely following up throughout the process

- Maintain the design boards and overviews for the team

- Act as liaison between the Designers, factories and freelancers on all sampling and production requirements/issues 

- Ensuring sample and production deadlines are met at all times

- Drawing, painting and technical illustrations

The Ideal Candidate

- Excellent knowledge of Adobe/ CAD packages and Microsoft Office (Excel)

- Min 5 years in design/development/production industry experience; preferably luxury brands

- Highly organised with an ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment

- Understanding of construction, print and embroidery techniques

- Highly creative but with a strong commercial understanding

- Strong communicator and able to actively network internally and externally

- Educated to degree level in design

- Problem solving and solution orientated with a ‘Can-do’ attitude 

- Strongly motivated with the ability to work independently as part of a teamSalary based on experience, full time, 5 days a week.

About Us

Réalisation par: translation: Made by, Styled by

An online exclusive fashion brand, founded by Alexandra Spencer and Teale Talbot. 

By creating individual pieces rather than collections, Réalisation seeks to provide those special items we felt were missing from our own wardrobes and put them in to yours.

Each Réalisation piece is meant to be an individual addition to your own personal style, and it is our desire, ultimately, to give you the confidence to wear it. Along the way we will share our tips and tricks and hope this inspires you to try them yourself. 

Come join us, We’ve been waiting for you.