Fashion Technologist


Johannesburg
South Africa
2018-08-28 10:47:59
Description

Dynamic & Innovative clothing retail business with a fast moving, fast growing & collaborative culture. To assist the buying team by using and implementing technical, creative and hands on experience/knowledge to build successful boy’s & menswear ranges to be sold in retail stores. This position requires an individual who is well versed in the Product Development Process from start to finish.

  • Maintain excellent reputation of quality and fit of styles.
  • Sourcing fabrics (requires international travel)
  • Sound garment construction knowledge and implementation. I.e. – sizing, fitting & testing of preproduction garments
  • Approval of styles from proto – type to delivery of finished garments into stores.
  • Quality control, recognizing product faults, and the process followed to rectify.
  • Identify new and relevant fashion trends.
  • Sourcing, Meeting and Corresponding with local & international suppliers. (may require travel)
  • Ensure production of all goods remains within budget
  • Ability to create CAD drawings of existing styles
  • Matric
  • Any relevant tertiary qualification – advantageous
  • Computer literacy – MS Office
  • Min 10 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Proactive & Flexible
  • Responsible & Reliable
  • Ability to travel
  • Able to work closely with the directors and communicate at all levels.
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