TFGA Design & ManufacturingAn exciting position has arisen within the Design and Manufacturing Division, for a designer for the Totalsports Brand. We are looking for a responsible, organised individual, who enjoys working in a team environment.The main objective the designate 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 Totalsports 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
Ability to source and implement effective solutions in a fast-paced environmentExcellent planning, organising and multi-tasking ability requiredHigh level of commitment and have the ability to work independently
Practical knowledge of garment construction, fabrics and trimsExcellent skills in Adobe Illustrator, and Microsoft Office
Tertiary qualification in Fashion DesignMinimum of 3 years work experience concluded at a Clothing manufacturer.