Menswear Fashion Designer: Markham

Job Description

The opportunity:An exciting position has arisen within the Markham Division, for a designer. We are looking for a responsible, organised individual, who enjoys working in a team environment.The main objective the designer role will be in charge of guiding all steps of the design process, from initial conception to final manufacture processes.Other responsibilities may include monitoring current fashion trends and movements with the purpose of designing products that meet the Markham Brand’s purchasing preferences.Candidate should have strong communication skills and analytical abilities.Responsibilities:Compile research from various sources on global and local trends and to create a seasonal point of view to be presented back to your team.Create look and feel for seasonal merchandise, based on global trend and key lessons learnt (includes direction on silhouette, styling and fabric, print and colour)Incorporate brand handwriting / personality into the ranges and become the brand custodianProvide comprehensive and technical product drawings and tech packs, to ensure relevant and cost effective productProvide an effective test options in order to establish new product categories, and relevant iterations on existing product lines.Provide the merchandise teams with the relevant trend information and knowledge that’s unique and brand right on an on-going basis

Responsibilities + Skills

Practical knowledge of garment construction, fabrics and trimsExcellent skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft Office



Tertiary qualification in Fashion DesignProven experience as a designer (3+ years)

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 29th February 2020
  • Designation: Menswear Fashion Designer: Markham
  • industry: Retail
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: cape town
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 29th February 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: The Foschini Group.
  • Address: Non-SA: + 27 21 938 7666
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Customers may know The Foschini Group (TFG) by one of its many different brand names. The company, with more than a dozen trading divisions, is one of the largest apparel, jewelry, and home furnishings specialty retailers in South Africa, operating more than 1,500 stores. TFG's retail businesses include Foschini, Donna-Claire, Markham, Exact!, @home, and AmericanSwiss. The company also operates sports apparel and jewelry retail stores, and issues credit cards. Its Markham (men's apparel) and Foschini (women's apparel and accessories) retail outlets account for most of the company's revenue. Beyond South Africa, the company in recent years has expanded to Botswana, Namibia, and Swaziland.

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