Senior Fashion Designer at Showpo

Product - Design, Full Time, Sydney sydney design product full-time
Posted 22 days ago

Showpo is on the lookout for a Senior Fashion Designer to drive direction & trend for our in-house Showpo brand, source and develop/design exciting, on trend garments from concept through to production.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about fashion and youth culture. Someone who can take Showpo to the next level in design and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defining, evolving and delivering a multi faceted product strategy in line with overall business objectives
  • Set direction and lead the product development/design team to fulfil business product requirements delivering the marquee own-design product for the business as per the Showpo aesthetic
  • Set directions for the team including trend, colour palette, print direction & fabric direction. 
  • Enabling quick to market trend identification and processes to test, learn and repeat.
  • Provide quality control over design outputs and production
  • Maintain and drive the critical path, ensuring all design, delivery & launch deadlines and requirements are met. 
  • Lead workflow for GT’s ensuring measuring timelines
  • Working with other team members to deliver projects and activity to deliver against deadlines
  • Able to analyse and interpret reporting including best/worst sellers reports, category analysis, print analysis, etc.
  • Ability to provide both monthly & seasonal trend reports. 
  • Manage & Mentor 2 x Designers, 1 x Product Developer and 3 x Design Assistants, enabling a clear succession plan
  • Strong technical knowledge with a focus on product quality, fit & make standards
  • Customer centric mentality displayed in all thinking & execution of product 
  • Oversee the creation of detailed tech packs with specifications.
  • Delivering a commercial and balanced range that meets all targets for margin & assortment.
  • Skills & Experience Required:

  • 5+ years design/product development experience with similar women's wear brand 
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Proven eye for trend, print, colour, fabric,  fit, construction & make
  • Organised, team player with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and be flexible to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide leadership, supervision and direction to peers in apparel development  
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to work autonomously and unsupervised
  • Experience working within fast-fashion retail
  • Experience in eCommerce/pure-play online business
  • Experience leading a team 
  • The ability to identify with the Showpo girl - her interests, needs, wants etc 
  • Perks:

  • 50% staff discount & 30% off Brands
  • Fortnightly pay
  • Opportunity to be part of our rapid expansion
  • Working with a fast dynamic  team – gaining massive exposure to a fast fashion ecommerce business
  • Personal growth and learning opportunities
  • Work closely with award winning people in an award winning business
  • Sound like the role for you? We'd love to hear from you!

    Please apply by submitting your resume & design portfolio.