Assistant Designer Kidswear

Cape Town
South Africa
2018-10-29 10:54:47
Description is a fast growing online fashion business based in South Africa. We're obsessive about our high performance yet collaborative culture, and are looking for leaders to join our team. We think big, move fast, take ownership and are used to winning. We're lucky to be surrounded by colleagues who are experts in their field, working together to create a world class brand.

We're looking for people who:

  • are decisive
  • are continuously learning & improving
  • think big
  • are proactive
  • obsess about the customer and the customer experience
  • are accountable
  • collaborate
  • are trustworthy, approachable and open minded
  • simplify processes and solve complexity
  • If that sounds exciting to you, then you may be right for Superbalist, and ready to help us build SA's biggest and best fashion retailer.


  • Closely collaborate with the Retail Buying Team to deliver the product strategy based on trend and with our customer being at the heart of what we do.
  • Designing the garments according to the predicted popular colors, textures and fabrics.
  • Design patterns and styles to ensure we build a strong range.
  • Researching and commercially translating seasonal trends using business analytics, customer insights, trend tools, local and international retailing.
  • Being able to identify key looks, items, colours and pattern into commercial success.
  • Be a creative support through design to ensure that we always maintain our own identity.
  • Assist in the development of Tech packs.
  • Help drive and map out Quick Response and Fast Fashion initiatives.
  • Continuously find new sources of inspiration.
  • Review and analyze current and past information/trends to help guide category assortments and strategic lines
  • Make suggestions in relation to maximizing sales and profitability.
  • Preparation and presentation of post seasonal analysis.


  • A love of urban fashion.
  • Qualification in Fashion Design

3- 5 years work experience in similar role.

  • Pattern and print design experience
  • Strong fashion retail background.
  • Pattern and print design experience
  • Ability to be highly organized with great prioritization skills.
  • Excellent organizing and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in Photshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Advanced MS office.
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