Textile/Fashion Designer


Cape Town
South Africa
2018-12-03 10:07:46
Description

Are you a creative with experience and qualifications in preferably textile and fashion? Are you proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Illustrator & basic Microsoft knowledge especially Excel?

Our client, a provider of woven products in Africa, based in Cape Town requires your full production experience of their products from design stage all the way to finished product.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Graphic design across all formats preferred - brand, digital, print, outdoor, press, POS, event, etc.
  • Technical sketching
  • Full design knowledge, strong technical skills, great application knowledge
  • Pattern making experience

DUTIES:

  • Conduct market research to determine current design trends for fabrics
  • Understand client briefs and create customised fabric designs for clients
  • Create designs for standard product offerings
  • Ensure that fabric designs meet the technical requirements for weaving
  • CMT skills - the full sewing process understanding and knowledge
  • Conduct inspections with in-house designers at weaving companies to validate designs
  • Create and update packaging
  • Develop and maintain formats for in-house printing and trimming of product cards
  • Where necessary, obtain quotes for external printing, liaise with printers for orders, obtain invoices for payment by Finance Department, etc.
  • Update website content; add new designs, new store listings and client references, etc.
  • Create or prepare all general Graphic Design input for the Company, such as logos, business cards, brochures, catalogues, presentations, calendars, etc.
  • Maintain hardcopy files of own work, as necessary (essential)Any other duty that is reasonable and relevant to this position, in our Company
  • Review designs for errors and obtain manger approval before printing or publishing them
  • Responsible for originating creative graphic designs and concepts that support client briefs
  • Generate and create crafted, visually pleasing and highly conceptual designs under pressure and at a fast pace
  • Technical sketch of each design maintained and well filed.
  • Maintain digital studio standards and conventions
  • Manage workflow efficiently and take responsibility for timing and delivery
  • Coordination with Departments where needed
  • Assist with operations functions where required i.e. Logistics and driver, etc.
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