Mr Price South Africa is looking to hire a Garment Technologist with panache and flair to capture the mood on the street in our ready-to-wear line. Your core objectives are to provide quality assurance for the products we offer and to partner with the merchant team to provide quality, value driven merchandise.
The Fashion Designer will keep an eye on the street, travel to shows and read fashion magazines to spot trends and interpret specific color palettes, patterns and prints for each season. You will sketch your designs by hand, create technical production drawings and address buyers as a seasoned marketer.
Reporting into the Quality Manager, you will work alongside a team of Garment Technologists who support the merchandise buying team. The core responsibility of this role would be the critical assessment of merchandise samples i.e. assess fabric, fit and styling. You also assess the quality and construction methods employed to improve the quality of the garment. You will be responsible for completing all the administrative requirements related to this process and may be required to do occasional store visits.
The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:
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