An exciting position has arisen within the Design and Manufacturing Division, for a designer for Mens & Womans Totalsports Brand. We are looking for a responsible, organised individual, who enjoys working in a team environment.
The main objective the designate designer role will be in charge of guiding all steps of the design process, from initial conception to final manufacture processes.
- Compile research from various sources on global and local trends and to create a seasonal point of view to be presented back to your team.
- Create look and feel for seasonal merchandise, based on global trend and key lessons learnt (includes direction on silhouette, styling and fabric, print and colour)
- Incorporate brand handwriting / personality into the ranges and become the brand custodian
- Provide comprehensive and technical product drawings and tech packs, to ensure relevant and cost effective product
- Provide an effective test options in order to establish new product categories, and relevant iterations on existing product lines.
- Provide the merchandise teams with the relevant trend information and knowledge that’s unique and brand right on an on-going basis
- Design monthly QR capsules specific to Mens and Womans category.
- Tertiary qualification in Fashion Design
- Minimum of 3 years work experience concluded at a Clothing manufacturer.
- Practical knowledge of garment construction, fabrics and trims
- Excellent skills in Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Office
Competencies and behaviours for success:
- Ability to source and implement effective solutions in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent planning, organising and multi-tasking ability required
- High level of commitment and have the ability to work independently
- Have a high degree of decision making ability and be service orientated
- Interpersonal skills, assertive and able to communicate at all levels, as well as present to large groups
- Agility and team player mind-set a must
Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.