Head of Design

Head of Design Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Head of Design to join our team.


  • Creating inspirational samples & the creation of technical garment specification drawings for buyers;
  • Working directly with factories in Asia and the Far-East;
  • Working with Buying and technical within pre-determined budgetary constraints;
  • Leading the Design team;
  • Working in conjunction with Buying team;
  • Raising brand awareness amongst stakeholders;
  • Working closely with the QA department on technical drawings with measurement tables;
  • Use of CAD for the creation of original graphic artwork, product development, print designs and graphics;
  • Creation of initial trend/story boards;
  • Selected travel to relevant Fashion and Trade shows and reporting on design features;
  • Technical design – including trims, panels and stitching detail.


  • Understand different Client procurement routes;
  • Experience of site/contract procedures would be an advantage;
  • Experience leading successful design teams;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with expertise in providing rational decisions and a decisive direction;
  • Good understanding of multi-channel interactions and design principles;
  • A strong understanding of user scenarios, user roles, personas, workflows and usability testing;
  • Experience leading creative pitch work and multiple digital projects – presenting ideas to senior client stakeholders and internal directors;
  • To conceive, sketch and iterate on a wide variety of interaction design projects;
  • Design;
  • Design packages;
  • Communication skills;
  • We don’t need to see social / environmental work, but some experience of working with brands trying to create more purpose and meaning is preferred;
  • Photoshop;
  • Competent working with clients and helping bring on new business;
  • A minimum of 7+ years industry experience working within the Office Interiors sectors.