Design Director - Pre-collection

Beyond Talent are elated to be working with a well renowned luxury house who are looking for a Design Director of the Pre-collection.

Within this position you will be responsible for all categories across M/W, managing a team of creatives. You will elevate the line bringing unique concepts that translate the creative vision set by the Creative Director, into a popular collection that will engage the new generation and creatively impact the luxury sector.

This is an amazing opportunity for a creative that feels ready for a new challenge and to join one of the most popular luxury maisons.

Key experience will include:

  • Experience in collaborating with Creative Directors
  • Create and drive the global pre-collection design strategy for all categories across the M/W departments
  • Formulate new and innovative ways to take the pre-collection to the next stage of growth by understanding and defining the DNA of the brand, developing successful products
  • Analyze and identify future trends, new generation competitor and consumer activity for mid to long term positioning.
  • Promote Innovation and culture of creativity across Design and overall Product Creation organization
  • Responsibile for the development, approval, and production of all creative work
  • Communicating the company's creative vision to the design teams and the stakeholders
  • Ensure commercial viability of concepts and products
  • Lead a team of creative designers
  • Partner with Product, Atelier, Merchandising leads to ensure that business needs are met through creative and achievable designs.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Strong tailoring and outwear background, preferably in ladieswear
  • Luxury design background
  • 7+ years of experience driving the design vision/creation of the pre-collection, cross-functional execution and growth of a global luxury business.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to clearly and effectively communicate the creative vision, concepts, ideas, and solutions to stakeholders, internal teams, and clients.
  • Leadership and managerial skills
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Paris, France, Europe
  • Sector: Design
  • Posted: 27 Sep 2023
  • Closed: 30 Nov 2023
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