TFG Careers Online Application – Designer

Website The Foschini Group - TFG

Job Description:

This creative and challenging position has arisen within the Design Centre in our Foschini Division. We are looking for a responsible, mature, organised individual, who enjoys working in a team environment and independently. Use your enthusiasm, passion and flair for fashion to develop within a dynamic merchandise and design team.If you want to be part of a movement of creators who are confident, lively and engaged, and have experience as a Fashion Designer then we have an opportunity for you within our Design Centre Department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide 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
  • Work on range build structure per commodity prior to strategy
  • Provide comprehensive and technical product drawings and tech packs, to merchants to ensure relevant and cost effective product
  • Compile research from various sources on global and local trends and to create a seasonal point of view to be presented back to merchants and other stake holders
  • 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)

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and pressurized environment
  • Interpersonal skills, assertive and communicate able at all levels, as well as present to large groups
  • Excellent planning, organising and multi-tasking ability required
  • Have a high degree of decision making ability and be service orientated
  • Tertiary qualification in Fashion Design
  • Proven experience as a designer (5+ years)
  • Agility and team player mind-set is a must
  • Practical knowledge of garment construction, fabrics and trims
  • Excellent skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe, InDesign and Microsoft Office
  • Initiative and self-motivation important, able to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to source and implement effective solutions in a fast-paced environment

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: The Foschini Group – TFG

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Province: Cape Town North, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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