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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Designer, Women’s Leather RTW

Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom

Innovative, uncompromising, romantic, provocative, upholding the power of emotion and the touch of the human hand: these are all elements that describe the fashion of the house of Alexander McQueen. The brand is synonymous with modern British couture, renowned for its strong identity and celebration of unbridled creativity. Integral to the McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: femininity and masculinity, fragility and strength, tradition and modernity. Under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, the house produces critically acclaimed collections, driven by unparalleled vision and respect for craftsmanship. Burton was made Head of Design for womenswear in 2000 and was appointed Creative Director in 2010. The luxury brand was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. Among the greatest fashion designers of his time, the legacy of his work lives on.

We are currently seeking a Designer, Women’s Leather RTW who will report to the Head of Leather RTW based in our central London offices.

Your Opportunity:

Alexander McQueen is actively searching for a Designer, Women’s Leather RTW, who will be a key support to the Head of Department.

How you will contribute:

  • Propose concepts for design stories
  • Prepare designs, sketches, drapes and 3D work for collection development
  • Launch and follow developments of the collection with suppliers
  • Oversee development work in the London Atelier
  • Update and maintain the seasonal recap of designs
  • Travel required to Florence for Factory visits and Paris for runway shows

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Previous Experience in a Luxury Brand
  • Competent in all stages of the design process
  • Able to work independently, in a methodical and time conscious way
  • Ability to compile strong directional research
  • Source inspiring vintage
  • Able to work in an efficient way to ensure deadlines are met

Why work with us?

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.  

  • Full time
  • Europe
  • United Kingdom

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