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Head of Design
Location: Singapore

About the job

The Head of Design will be in charge of the creative and conceptual process of footwear and handbag design for the Pedro brand, managing a team of Designers and is required to work closely with the Executive Director.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design a small range of seasonal products, overviewing the build up of a good product mix for each shoe and handbag collection.
  • Oversee the design process of the team by collectively developing and presenting strong designs and color schemes that are on the fore-front of trends and market demands
  • Provide guidance, inspiration and motivation to the design team to facilitate higher performance
  • Schedule and assign design projects to team members together with studio manager
  • Create and maintain a positive team environment
  • Travel to research and acquire market-knowledge, source materials, visit fairs and follow up development in China
  • Advance and elevate the product, ensuring quality and value. Stay current with production techniques and product advances
  • Process construction and technical knowledge of products and components with regards to design and development
  • Study season performance of the collection to plan for future product assortment to increase profitability
  • Data driven to understand customer profile, market needs and changing demands in this era of digital landscape

Job Requirements

  • Strong design experience in the global landscape in Europe and the US
  • 3 years in a managerial position
  • Degree in Design or relevant fields
  • Analytical and able to understand market demands by analyzing various business reports
  • Strong communication and delegation skills with the ability to navigate between creative & business
  • Pro-active
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize
  • Reliable team player and team builder
  • Fun, vibrant & outgoing personality with positive attitude