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Fashion/Textile Designer

Apparel Brands, Karachi
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Industry: Textiles/Garments
Functional Area: Creative Design
Total Position: 1
Job Type: Full Time/Permanent
Job Location: Karachi, Pakistan
Gender: Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Degree Title: B.A./B.Sc. Textile design/Fashion design from a reputable institute
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Experience: 2 Years
Require Travel: Not Required
Apply By: Oct 10, 2012
Job Posting Date: Sep 17, 2012
   
Job Description:

The responsibilities of a designer include:

  • Specializes in eastern wear
  • Producing concepts
  • Making sketches by hand or on computers
  • Developing patterns
  • Overseeing production
  • Analyzing trends in fabrics, colours and shapes
  • Sourcing suppliers
  • Selecting and buying fabrics and trims
  • Adapting existing designs for mass production
  • Supervising the making up of sample garments
  • Quality control.

Skills and personal qualities

Fashion/clothing designers need:

  • To be creative
  • An eye for color, texture and pattern
  • The ability to visualize things in three dimensions
  • Technical skills in areas such as pattern cutting, grading and garment construction
  • To be able to draw, either by hand or on the computer
  • Good communication skills to explain their ideas clearly and persuasively
  • The ability to meet deadlines and work within a budget
  • Business skills and commercial awareness, particularly if they are self-employed
  • Good negotiation skills when selling their own designs
  • To keep ahead of trends in color, fabric and style
  • Strong organizational skills.