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A UK based company is looking for:

Position Title:  Fashion designer

Department: Fashion designing

Experience: 3+ years of relevant experience.

Education: Masters

Job Description:

  • Create or visualize an idea and produce a design by hand or using computer-aided design (CAD).
  • Create mood boards to show to clients.
  • Keep up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colors and shapes.
  • Plan and develop ranges, often based on a theme.
  • Work with others in the design team, such as buyers and forecasters, to develop products to meet a brief.
  • Liaise closely with sales, buying and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure items suit the customer, market and price points.
  • Understand design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing patterns and technical specifications for designs.
  • Visit trade shows and manufacturers to source, select and buy fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments.
  • Adapt existing designs for mass production.
  • Develop a pattern that is cut and sewn into sample garments and supervise the creation of these, including fitting, detailing and adaptations.
  • Oversee production.
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers.
  • Showcase your designs at fashion and other trade shows.
  • Work with models to try out your designs and also to wear them on the catwalk at fashion shows.
  • Manage marketing, finances and other business activities, if working on a self-employed basis.

Skill Requirement:

  • Creativity, innovation and flair
  • An eye for color and a feel for fabrics and materials
  • The ability to generate ideas and concepts, use your initiative and think outside the box
  • Design and visualization skills, either by hand or through computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Technical skills, including pattern cutting and sewing
  • Garment technology skills and knowledge
  • A proactive approach
  • Commercial awareness and business orientation
  • Self-promotion and confidence
  • Interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • The ability to negotiate and to influence others
  • Team working skills
  • Good organisation and time management.

Qualification Requirement:

Fashion design is a very competitive industry and you'll typically need a degree, HND or foundation degree in a subject that combines both technical and design skills. Relevant subjects include:

  • Art and design
  • Fashion designing
  • Fashion business
  • Fashion buying, marketing and communication
  • Garment technology
  • Graphic design
  • Textiles and textile design.

Job Details

Industry:
Functional Area:
Total Positions:
5 Posts
Job Shift:
Second Shift (Afternoon)
Job Type:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Apply Before:
Nov 11, 2020
Posting Date:
Oct 10, 2020
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Rapidtack (SMC-PRIVATE) Limited

Services · 11-50 employees - Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi

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