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Head of Design

Vizkrft Global Ltd.

  • Design/Creative
  • Full time
  • 12 months ago
  • Dhaka

Job Description


Not specific

Job Responsibilities

  • Consistently seeks out newness and implement them to the company product line
  • Fully responsible for managing staff in all aspects of entire design process to include market research, mood board creation, designing, stitching and fit evaluations
  • Accountable for process improvement, growing business and seeking opportunities to positively affect company
  • Point of contact liaising with customers and external suppliers
  • Working closely with customers to meet their expectations and managing multiple projects with deadlines
  • Drive intake margin improvement through garment engineering and appropriate fabric selection and utilization, to ensure best possible prices without compromising relevant quality level for the Brand
  • Open Cost as appropriate and negotiate prices with suppliers in an ethical manner based on raw materials and construction costs along economies of scale
  • Ensure product sustainability is at the heart of the own brands and the ethos behind all our actions
  • Provide input and assist in developing and implementing new strategy and technologies, supporting rollout to teams and suppliers as appropriate.
  • Maintain T&A calendar for all new development sample requests received from customer and analyze the fabrics, trims requirement, washing detail and ensure samples are made right the first time
  • Manage the setup of size specs/blocks & graded size charts for all product areas, ensuring all size specs/techpacks for development are issued ensuring continuity & consistency
  • Ensure sampling requests are made through MIS with proper techpacks
  • Ensure all customer requirements are met on new developments as per techpacks, measurements, packaging, and labelling details and flag any risks to the buyers in advance
  • Work closely with the sample room and oversee the sampling process and identify possible problems or issues and help to resolve them
  • Assess and evaluate fit on mannequins, live models, and 3D avatars along with the technical manager as and when required
  • Manage and approve fabric testing & care label development with the Suppliers.
  • Ensure approval of lab dips and strike-offs in a timely manner
  • Facilitate the handover and costing process from sample to bulk
  • Establish a strong and competitive fabrics supplier base, both local and imported
  • Source new trims, prints, embroideries
  • Update the fabrics, trims, prints, wash and stitch library regularly and maintain all required technical details during the sample development process
  • Conduct visits to factories to understand product/process mechanism, possibilities, and trends

Employment Status



  • Work at office

Educational Requirements

  • Graduate or Higher Degree in Fashion Design, Technical Design, or related field from a well reputed institute

Experience Requirements

  • 10 to 15 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Age 30 to 40 years
  • At least 10 years’ work experience as a Designer cum Product Developer preferably in a buying office
  • In-depth knowledge of fabric construction, content, and quality for respective product areas in the Knit & Woven category, print types, embroidery types, stitch methods
  • In-depth knowledge and work experience on Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Must have extensive experience of product development, accessories, costing and execution of techpacks independently
  • Must have an elevated eye for product aesthetics
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact and build relationships work as a team
  • Strong presentation and delivery skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, aiming for perfection
  • Excellent written and verbal communication both in Bangla and English
  • IT proficiency – advance level skill is a MUST in MS Office package (Especially, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Should be proactive and dynamic, ability to work hard efficiently
  • Ability to multitask and remain organized, meet deadlines

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Job Qualification

  • Graduate or Higher Degree in Fashion Design, Technical Design, or related field from a well reputed institute
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