Job Responsibilities of a fashion designer
*Creating/visualising an idea and producing a design by hand or using computer-aided design (CAD);
*Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes;
*Planning and developing ranges;
*Working with others in the design team, such as buyers and forecasters, to develop products to meet a brief;
*Liaising closely with sales, buying and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure the item suits the customer, market and price points;
*Understanding design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing patterns, toiles and technical specifications for designs;
*Sourcing, selecting and buying fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments;
*Adapting existing designs for mass production;
*Developing a pattern that is cut and sewn into sample garments and supervising the creation of these, including fitting, detailing and adaptations;
*Negotiating with customers and suppliers;
*Managing marketing, finances and other business activities, if working on a self-employed basis.
Qualifications required of a fashion designer
A degree in the following subjects will increase your chances:
*Fashion marketing and buying;
*Art and design.
Skills required of a fashion designer
*Creativity, innovation and flair;
*An eye for colour and a feel for fabrics and materials;
*Ability to generate ideas and concepts;
*Design and visualisation skills, either by hand or through computer-aided design (CAD);
*Technical skills, including pattern cutting;
*Garment technology skills and knowledge;
*A proactive approach;
*Commercial awareness and business orientation;
*Self-promotion and confidence;
*Interpersonal, communication and networking skills;
*Ability to negotiate and to influence others;
*Team working skills;
*Good organisation and time management.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should forward their ,CVs name, qualifications, post applying for to adm.genesisconsults @gmail.com OR their mobile number in the message box or mobile number stated on this advert. Not abiding to this advice will lead to total disqualification. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
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