Sports Clothing Designer

Location: Philippi, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 29-08-2018
We are looking for a highly motivated Sports Clothing Designer, to join the Design Department at our Head Office in Cape Town.
Reporting to the Merchandise Executive, this role is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career in clothing design while working on five of South Africa’s leading sporting, outdoor and athleisure brands.
The primary function of this role is to develop the applicable sports apparel brand from start to finish.
Responsibilities and Daily Duties
  • Creating designs for performance athletic apparel,
  • Manage all aspects of the range development from initial sketches to samples, fittings and distribution,
Required skills and qualifications:
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a design/product development role or similar field of work within the apparel industry
  • Tertiary qualifications in fashion design
  • Previous experience sourcing new fabrics, trims and arranging story/colour boards
  • Strong understanding of production process and development
  • Strong technical skills in Coral Draw, Photoshop and Illustrator for preparing technical drawings, garment construction and pre-production.
  • Able to work to strict timeframes
  • Demonstrate a flair for design and an eye for detail.
We offer:
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Pension Fund contribution
  • Medical Aid contribution
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