Placement Partner - Talentedrecruitment

27 Jan '20
Fashion Designer / CAD Operator (Clothing)

Textiles/Clothing Industry, KwaZulu Natal KZN - North Coast

Negotiable - Negotiable

Diverse and busy clothing supplier based in Verulam (KZN) seeks a Fashion Designer / CAD operator to join their team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaising with Merchandisers and Coordinators on customer design requirements.
  • Providing input on relevant design and direction based on retail activity and newness in trend/product etc.
  • Utilizing design resources to create innovative Trend Presentations and product updates, etc in alignment with customer brands and existing programs/products as well as company sales and merchandise strategies.
  • Producing CAD’s, TD’s, artworks, etc.
  • Working with Sales and Production team on queries pertaining to styling, construction and product requirements.
  • Working with QA team and assisting in the fulfilment of QA responsibilities.
  • Participating in and assisting QA in fittings and technical discussions (understanding of patterns, fabrics, construction and fit).
  • Assisting with fabric and trims approvals together with coordinator/merchandiser.
  • Providing ad hoc design and admin support as required.

Requirements and Competencies

  • Matric Certificate.
  • Relevant Diploma/Degree in fashion design or similar AND/OR working experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Strong design ability and attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow and keep up to date with fashion and trends.
  • Understanding of garment construction and technical terms.
  • Ability to take direction and produce accurate and detailed work.
  • Organised and able to work well under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Ability to work well in a team.

Other Details :

  • Vacancy Type: Permanent
  • Reporting To: Management
  • Location: Verulam, North of Durban
  • Hours: 08h00-16h30 (Mon-Fri)
  • Salary: Market Related

Ad Visible Until: 26 February 2020
Ref: DBN001329/JB

Vacancy Type: Permanent