Company PEP a division of Pepkor Trading (Pty) Ltd Reference # TextileDesigner Aug2020 Published 22 / 09 / 2020 Contract Type Permanent Salary Market Related Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa Introduction DEPARTMENT : Merchandise (Fashion Office)ROLE OVERVIEW : We have a newly created opportunity in our Fashion Office for a highly competent specialist driven by passion and flair for your own innovative Textile designs.
Bring your portfolio of exciting ideas and your own personal creative interpretation of all over prints. If you are looking for a creative space with an inspiring culture and a team that’s redefining the customer experience of commercial design this opportunity has been especially crafted for you.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB Creating Commercial Textile Prints for the Pep Customer across all lifestyles (including Babies, Kids, Adults and Home).
Job Functions Creative,Purchasing,Retail Industries Retail,Textiles / Clothing Industry Specification KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Create and Design authentic / own Textile Prints keeping the Pep Customer in mind Create Textile prints that are prepared for print (PFP) and in line with Pep supplier strategy Interpret Trends in fashion and Textiles and make it commercial for the Pep Customer Create own design prints with fabrication in mind in order to get the best look for that fabric base Interpret brief from buyers and product developers appropriately Influence buyers and product developers in line with prints that would best suit the item or product Own and drive print direction Assist with adhoc tasks / projects, as and when required Requirements JOB INCUMBENT REQUIREMENTS Textile Design Diploma or relevant diploma / degree (Essential) 5 years textile design work within a large retail / manufacturing space (Essential) Adobe Creative Suite (illustrator / photoshop / indesign) (Essential) Fabric Knowledge (Essential) Print manufacturing knowledge (Essential) All over print and printing techniques experience (Essential) Homeware textile experience (will be an advantage) Experience with Textile design software (advantageous) Have an understanding on the print techniques needed to best execute the look NedGraphics or similar software to design textile (will be an advantage) Experience using a Product Lifestyle Management (PLM) system for tracking work (will be an advantage) The ideal candidate will be highly skilled and experienced with a proven track record in coming up with innovative & commercial all over textile prints.
Competencies : Negotiating, Drive & Passion, Persuasiveness, Cooperation, Initiative; Customer focus, Creativity & Innovating.
CLOSING DATE : Tuesday, 29 September 2020 Job Closing Date 29 / 09 / 2020