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Lead Designer / Design Manager (1 years Contract)The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) Limited
Lead Designer / Design Manager (1 years Contract)The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) Limited
Job Highlights
  • Design
  • Softline
  • Product design
Job Description

Key Responsibilities            :

 

  • To work closely with licensees, category managers and Creative Directors in developing new product lines

  • To involve in the approval process for in house approvals of licensees so as to ensure Disney’s standards are upheld.

  • To give design advise/suggestions internally to category Managers and externally to existing and prospective licensees on quality concepts and designs for their product, so as to increase the revenue for the Company.

  • To initiate and perform product line reviews, and new licensees’ induction meetings on a regular basis.

  • To provide support in marketing program / tie-in promotions, artworks & special project assigned.

  • To supervise and direct Local Content characters/design usage in products, print materials, advertising and promotional and retail projects.

  • To build and add into existing library and manage the distribution of art resources, i.e. style guides, art portfolios and brand manuals received from head office

  • To update and revise the manual for Category Managers and licensees on Disney character usage, brand knowledge and product approval procedures

  • To recruit and train freelance character artists, designers well versed in Disney standards for referral to licensees

  • To perform any and all other duties, as may from time to time be assigned from management team

 

Working Relationships

 

  • Internal – Category Managers / Directors, Creative Team, cross LOB projects with other regional creative teams within North Asia.

  • External –Potential / existing Licensees and other business partners

    Outsourced creative house / design companies

    Freelance character artists, designers and sculptors

    Key local retail accounts

    Leading consumer product manufacturers

 

Requirements

 

Education:

  • University graduate in Fashion / Graphic Design

     

    Experience:

     

  • 5+ years experience with relevant design work in fashion, accessories or home deco; preferably with international company.

  • Bi-lingual English and Mandarin

  • Strong product knowledge for softline products

  • Frequent travel to Guangdong, or head office in Shanghai

     

    Knowledge:

  • Computer skills on PC, Macintosh, and any related tools, e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop

  • Presentation Skills in Keynote or PowerPoint

     

    Core Skills:

  • Creativity and aesthetics in Fashion / graphic design

  • Strong presentation skill to present ideas and concepts

  • Excellent co-ordination and communication skills

  • Product/market/trend research skills

     

    Others:

  • Team player + strong work ethics

  • Business integrity + professional attitude

  • Design sense + high taste level

  • Initiative

  • Committed to excellence

  • Attention to detail

  • A creative flair and be able to work in a highly innovative and dynamic environment

Additional Information
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Job Function
Years of Experience
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Employment Type
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Company details

The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) Limited is looking for the following position in Hong Kong :