Senior Designer Functional Sportswear (m/f/d)

Our customer is an owner-managed, innovative and internationally established agency for branding and design located close to an attractive austrian city.


Your job

  • Ensure service delivery to clients in terms of creative output and brief fulfillment
  • Transfer the client brief into the creative brief
  • Lead the design team in a very independent way to give room for creativity and individual development of the young, talented & divers team
  • Create on-brand functional/sportswear collections by combining the design background and passion for sports/motorsports, main responsibility lies on the functional approach of the products
  • Create and sign off techpacks for different suppliers including material selections, colours, trims etc.
  • Examine samples and create sample reports
  • Work with an integrated team of design, development, pm and strategy

Your profile

  • Design studies and/or clothing technology with high functional knowledge
  • Several years with strong background in a high-level creative role, like senior designer with creative direction, in the field of functional sportswear design (alternatively workwear, protective wear, outdoor/fun-/action sports, etc.)
  • English business fluent skills // German is a plus
  • Experience in guiding a creative team.
  • Ability to give and receive candid feedback, in order to nail design goals.
  • Understand the different brand values
  • Create customized designs/collections that are aligned with the brand look and feel
  • Strong technical/functional approach and deep understanding of functional features of sportswear
  • good communication skills
  • Confident to present projects to international clients
  • Experience in budgeting and management tasks
  • Software skills: Excel, ADOBE Package, Gravity Sketch, CLO3D
  • Readiness to a relocate to a very attractive city in Austria with a high recreational value

Have we aroused your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application documents. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us.

If the position does not meet your expectations, please send us your unsolicited application. We will contact you in the future when a suitable mandate arises.

HFT Consulting – human resources in fashion
Mrs Denise Tennie
Guggenweg 12
83071 Stephanskirchen

Tel.: +49 8036 / 94331 91