Senior Manager - Design ( YK Brand)


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Strong design professional- skilled in Trend Analysis, Forecasting, designing and Market research for infants and babies. Work on Category development & communication.
  • Research on latest design trends and analyze key trends. Create designs adhering to the brand’s identity and data as per season.
  • Managing Infant girls and boys (0-2yrs) , toddler girls and boys (2-7yrs) & tween girls (2-14yrs) categories.
  • Creating seasonal concepts with strong with graphics, hand-drawn illustrations , sketches and graphics.
  • Leading a team of 2 people and provide them direction and assist wherever required.
  • Should be a team player and able to work with teams to achieve organizational and brand goals efficiently, management skills.
  • Creating sketches based on seasonal concepts and rendering the same with appropriate color/prints.
  • Maintaining line sheets for seasonal range plans.
  • Responsible for creating detailed tech packs that illustrate design and construction details with high accuracy.
  • Collaborate with Buying and Sourcing teams for effective design development.
  • Conduct fitting sessions in collaboration with Tech team- Fabric/print/surface/design follow up and approvals.
  • Execute timely on seasonal calendar deadlines.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 7- 10 years’ experience and Grad/Post-grad from NIFT/FMS
  • Demonstrates high level aesthetics and creative ability with a strong understanding of youth culture
  • Updated with both Indian and international infants and babies trends and brands.
  • Strong communication and articulation of ideas
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and calendars
  • Ability to handle work independently with minimal supervision
  • High proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop