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CREATIVE DIRECTOR-TALISMAN (Istanbul)

Creative Director
rRecruiter Talisman Posted 13 February Protected content BA Protected content Location Istanbul, Turkey Category Design Sector Menswear, Womenswear Job Type Permanent Salary £excellent - tax free + bens
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Our client an established young fashion retailer has a new opening for a Creative Director to join their growing company. It's very much a people-oriented job, involving development of high-level concepts for design projects. At times, you will be required to develop visual designs, and at other times, you will be responsible for recruiting and managing internal design resources.

Responsibilities
• To understand market conditions and the target customer.
• Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization and that advance the company’s brand strategy.
• Establish and inspire creative direction for design and development teams.
• To arrange appropriate coaching and mentoring, especially in specialist areas such denim, outerwear and knitwear, where designers may need extra support.
• Work closely with senior buyers and to prepare trend boards, colour palettes, key silhouettes, key colour trends, print and embellishment trends, in order that they make informed decisions.

• To take an active role in the recruitment process and to prepare and deliver training and development programmes for all levels.
Required Skills
• Ability to lead projects from concept to completion.
• Possess strong management experience together with strong persuasive and presentation skills.
• A strong working knowledge and experience of design, brand development and creative processes.
• Expert knowledge of trends, shapes, colour forecasting and range building.
• Experience with software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator etc
• Managing budgets
• Ability to manage and guide design and product development teams, to include organising, prioritising and scheduling their work assignments.
• Passion and enthusiasm as well as being organised and motivated and must be able to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
• Ability to communicate in English effectively, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of Turkish is desirable together with living and working overseas.

WHOEVER GET'S POSITION SHOULD TAKE ME TO A DINNER.
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