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Design Director

Or Director of Collections or Studio Director

Overview

The director of fashion collections supervises all of the stages of a new collection and coordinates the production work between studios, workshops and product managers. They can work for their own brand, for a ready-to-wear brand or a design agency.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Study trends
  • Oversee the design teams, prototype development, marketing and purchasing.
  • Draw up the collection plan in collaboration with the sales teams.
  • Keep to the budget allocated for prototype creation.

SKILLS

  • Determine and steer a brand identity/DNA
  • Lead a comprehensive creative process
  • Manage the design teams

PROFILE

Designer with the basics of pattern making, good fashion knowledge and know-how, multi-cultural management qualities and rigour, with a head for organisation.

AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY

Between €40K and €80K

 

Design : Daniela Schmid - photo : Corentin Darre / ESMOD Paris 2019

Programs

Design : Damien Goncalves - Photo : Saint-Ambroise
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Initial program

“Creative Director” Post Graduate Program

“Creative Director” Diploma, State accredited with Level 7* registration under the National Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP) by ministerial decree of 7 April 2017, published in the Official Journal of 21 April 2017

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