An iconic fast fashion brand is looking for a Trend Director for their women's business.
This role will focus on global apparel trends for key markets in the Australia, US, Europe and Asia. The trend direction will include silhouettes, color, print and graphics for each geographic region. Working hand in hand with Merchants and Product Developers is a key part of the role to guide a cohesive brand assortment.
The Trend Director is responsible for:
Managing a team of Trend Forecasters and Graphic Designers
Shopping the market regionally to research and identify trends.
Distilling trend research into a brief for all Design and Merchant teams to use as a guide for the season.
Working closely with executive team members to strategize on the brand position and future lines.
Providing guidance to internal teams while the line is being worked on.
Providing creative direction upfront and throughout the development processes
The ideal candidate will have:
Deep knowledge and experience in the juniors and women’s market in the US (or UK). Specifically, experience with the California bohemian apparel vibe would be ideal. Knowledge of fast fashion and trend-right apparel production is key.
Sponsorship and relocation provided for the selected candidate.