Graphic Designer Women’s Wear | Fashion | Beauty
To design commercial, CAD, graphic artwork, imagery and garment aesthetic specification packs for product required, in line with Woolworths' taste level and commercial requirements.
Driving the graphics direction of the Womenswear brand through research and developing an innate insight and understanding into the ‘heart’ of the brand so as to develop and drive a ‘signature’ to the brand which is unique and distinguishable both locally and internationally.
Create storyboards, sketches, drawings of new designs and specification packs as directed
Understand trending silhouettes, key shifts and changes for upcoming season and translate into commercial proposals for Woolworths
Understand garment construction, fabrication and manufacturing terminology to ensure accurate garment execution
Developing designs and packs in conjunction with the designers and buyers for final sign-off in reviews
Deliver to BU scorecard and group strategies
Understand our customer through store visits and competitor analysis
Manage on time delivery of the merchandise cycle
Build partnerships with Buying, Sourcing and Technology and work in an integrated way to optimise procurement of product
1-2 years Fashion/Graphic Design experience
Relevant Fashion/Graphic Design diploma/degree
Understanding of garment construction, fabrication and manufacturing
Creativity, taste level and flair in line with the brand
Ability to sketch
Computer Literacy, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and other relevant computer packages essential
Trend analysis and editing skills in line with commercial needs
Passion for product / merchandise
Merchant and retail ability
Process thinking skills
Interpersonal skills – ability to work with diverse groups of people
Effective communication and presentation skills
Team Player – service orientated
If you are interested in the above position please send your CV to email@example.com clearly stating the vacancy and level of the role that you are applying for in the subject line.
As part of the recruitment process you are required to submit a graphic design portfolio in addition to your CV.
"As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions. "
Closing Date: 15 December 2017