Head Designer

LORNA JANE
Eagle Farm QLD 4009, Australia
Posted 3 days ago
Full time

Job description

About the Role

Based in our Brisbane Head Office, we have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and passionate designer to lead our design team. As Head of Design you would be working directly with our Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Lorna Jane Clarkson creatively leading the team in all aspects of trend forecasting, technical innovation and sustainable design. The ideal candidate will share our passion for Active Living and empowering women to live a life that they love.

More specifically, your role will be:

  • Leading from the front and coaching our team of designers adapting your skills and experience to mentor and enhance their capability
  • Identifying relevant and current design trends, fabrics and techniques
  • Lead with creativity ensuring all designs are original and true to the brand strategy and tone
  • Creating and presenting high quality and well-planned story, mood and colour boards and samples to the team to pitch design ideas visually and collaboratively providing direction to the collection
  • Producing specification drawings of final design concepts, continually assessing quality and suitability; and resolving any design issues
  • Sketching garments true to form, clearly depicting the product, specifications and all the construction details
  • Signing off on all product descriptions for instore and online use to ensure the designs are accurately described
  • Range planning and presentations to key business stakeholders
  • Use creative design techniques and your extensive product knowledge to create garments that align to gross profit margin targets
What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years' experience in a fashion design role
  • Proven experience leading a design team
  • Experience bringing product designs to life aligning to brand and mission
  • Someone who will challenge the status quo
  • Tertiary qualification in Fashion Design or relevant field
  • Ability to understand garment construction and fabrics that align
  • High level of technical skills and extensive experience using Illustrator and Photoshop
Why Lorna Jane?

  • The opportunity to work for Australia's OG Activewear Brand alongside the founder and Chief Creative Officer, Lorna Jane Clarkson!
  • Work with a creative and supportive team that design products to empower women all around the world
  • Enjoy a culture of wellbeing (includes Breakfast daily, weekly fitness classes and Summer Fridays)
  • Wear your activewear to work and receive a generous discount on our latest collections
  • On-site parking and Nourish Café
At Lorna Jane:

  • We think customer,they are at the heart of everything we do.
  • We are accountable, we take personal responsibility for our results and our growth, and we think, act, and make decisions with intention.
  • We challenge the status quo,we are game changers, the world has enough followers.
  • We are hungry for success, and we never give up on achieving our goals.
  • We believe in each other,we are one team, inspiring each other to achieve success.

Other details

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  • Pay Type Salary

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