Brand
Vacancy title
Creative Fashion Designer
Ref
20433
Function
Brand Merchandising
City
Tokyo
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
02/03/2024
Description

 

Triumph is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 80 countries with the core brands Triumph® and sloggi®. Globally, the company serves 20,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in more than 2,300 controlled points of sale as well as via several own online shops. The Triumph Group is a member of the amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative (amfori BSCI).

 

 

Learn more about Triumph on:

www.triumph.com

www.facebook.com/Triumph/

www.instagram.com/Triumph/

www.linkedin.com/company/triumph-international/

 

 

We are looking for a talented fashion designer to join our team in Tokyo office as a:

                                    Creative Fashion Designer for Triumph & Sloggi Brands

Role Summary: 

The Creative Designer researches, colour, fabric, silhouette/fit and detail trends to create individual design concepts as part of a coordinated Collection of women’s intimate apparel products.

The designer will be responsible for working as a team with merchandisers and product development teams in order to realise the designs to pre-production sample.

Ensuring that the product lives up to the style and quality expectation of the end consumer and is commercially accepted at the point of sale.

The purpose of the role is to deliver an ongoing collection of product designs, in line with the Global Creative vision, Seasonal trends and our Design DNA principles

 

Your Responsibilities:

To be fully responsible as Designer, i.e.

  • Research latest trends in color, fabric, pattern, silhouette/fit and details to deliver relevant product designs as part of a seasonal collection in line with the Triumph Global Design DNA.
  • Process Research information that can be used to continuously identify opportunities and sources of growth , and deliver against the Corporate and Business Unit KPI’s and Targets
  • Partner and collaborate with the Merchandising team to understand our assortment and our market needs.
  • Research competition as well as keeping up to date with the business opportunities in the field.
  • Partner and collaborate with the Product Development team providing them with clear product spec design tech packs in a PLM system and take part in product fittings (to deliver high quality market ready collections).
  • Partner and collaborate with the Marketing and Sales Teams to deliver information verbally and digitally on the product to aid communication and sales.

Your Success Indicators

  • To create women’s intimate Apparel Product Designs in line with the Seasonal trends, colour, fabric, pattern, silhouette/fit and details as well as Global Creative Vision and Design DNA for Triumph Creative Design Japan, ensuring that the product lives up to the style and quality expectation of the end consumer and is commercially accepted at the point of sale.
  • Deliver Creative product designs to the Product Development team On Time in Full through a continuous review of milestone and deadlines
  • Deliver physical Product to Merchandising and Marketing Teams at key milestone reviews and present verbally and digitally al product attributes.

       

Your ideal profile:

  • Language skill: Native or fluent (JLPT N1) level in Japanese language. English language is good to have but not mandatory.

  • Fashion market knowledge specific for Japan market necessary
  • More than 5~8 years+ experience in the Intimate/Apparel/Fashion Industry
  • CAD Design skills : Photoshop/Illustrator for product/print and pattern
  • Proficient in Photoshop/Illustrator for product/print and pattern design
  • Familiar with PLM systems
  • High understanding of intimate apparel design and construction
  • Mobility: National Store visits for interaction with on the ground sales staff (frequency to be defined). Annual visit to suppliers.

  • Education degree/ background in Fashion Design

We offer:

You will never walk alone

As a family owned business with more than 135 years of experience, Triumph embraces diversity throughout our global organization. Currently, our offices are present in over 40 countries across Europe and Asia having many international teams collaborate together every day. Guiding our corporate behaviors are respect and value for our employees, but also Collaboration as one of our key Corporate Competencies, being a core part of our every day working environment.

Make a Difference, together

The future belongs to our children. At Triumph, we want to be proud of our commitment to building a sustainable society and protecting the environment, and we work everyday to ensure our products are manufactured in an sustainable way. This is our vision: We want to be a company that is characterized by responsible leadership and consideration for future generations and that cares for the legacy that we leave behind to our children.

Putting People at the center

At Triumph we are committed to our employees, they represent the foundation for our success. This means that as a company, we are driven to offer great career opportunities in a dynamic fast-paced organization. Our HR function across the globe strives to support our employees in their development, through our Triumph Learning Academy

We continuously strive to recruit new talent, offering them one of the textile industry’s most international working environments, excellent conditions and great development opportunities in a company still owned and managed by the founding families. Our headquarters employs people from more than 30 nationalities and as a European company, we are present in many key markets in Europe, like Germany, Italy, France and growing in Eastern Europe. We are proud to have become one of the leading players in Asia very early on, in countries like Japan, China and Singapore, as well as being an employer that people aspire to work for. As a company serving women, we fundamentally believe in gender equality and diversity. Women make up more than 50% of our company’s workforce. In the last years, we have had a specific and successful drive to increase the number of women in management.

Triumph is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. 

If you are seeking a great opportunity to develop your career, please send us your CV in English by clicking on Apply.