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The Gap Inc.

Design Director - Men's

The Gap Inc. - New York City, NY

Design Director - Men's','221265','!*!RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sets overall direction in the conceptual development of product lines.

Consistently seeks out Global Innovation.

Fully responsible for managing staff in all aspects of entire product design process to include market research, mood board creation, designing, sketching, specing and fit.

Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates staff.

Responsible for managing and providing creative direction to design staff.

In conjunction with Product Development management, responsible for visualizing and determining strategic direction of business; accountable for process improvement, growing business and seeking opportunities to positively affect division/company.

Fully responsible for ensuring that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy; interprets international/domestic concepts and fashion trends as it relates to market demands, company image and business strategy.

Oversees selection of fabric and trim.

Fully responsible for identifying and executing opportunities for process improvement through immediate staff members.

Provides overall recommendations and sets tone regarding style and fit of product(s) during presentation.

Ensures consistency of look between differing businesses (e.g., adult/kid, accessory/apparel','!*!QUALIFICATIONS:

In-depth knowledge of design techniques and processes.

Excellent leadership/management skills.

Ability to set overall creative tone and lead creative design process.

Excellent sense of style and color.

Proven excellent presentation and negotiation skills.

Ability to deal with managerial issues (ie career development, performance management).

College degree in Fashion Design or related field.

Minimum of ten years design experience including 4 years of managerial experience.

Ability to use personal computer.

Frequent travel is required.','US-NY-NEW YORK','','Full-time','Gap Headquarters','Product Design','Jessica Leiman','Jessica_Leiman@gap.com','Design Director - Men's']);

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Design Director - Men's The Gap Inc. - New York City, NY, United States

   

Location: New York City, NY