Textile Designer (homeware/textiles) – Cape Town New! Vacancy In Traut Personnel

Hiring Organization / Company: Traut Personnel
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time

Job Details:

A vacancy for a Textile Designer has come up with a reputable Homeware manufacturer. Ensure the designing and development of new products and have the acknowledge and understanding to utilise CAD (Computer Aided Design Software) programmes. A background in Homeware/Textiles essential.

Job Description

· Manage the product development of Textiles Designs and Photos

· Oversee the make-up of the prototype and liaise with the relevant teams to execute the sample

· Work with research and development teams in order to identify and develop products to customer

· Use specialist Computer Aided Design (CAD) software (ie Photoshop) to produce a range of print designs

· Creating embroidery and digitizing designs

· Test new fibres and fabrics and record the results

· Research new processes, techniques, and technologies, as well as write reports and cost estimates

· Carry out office-based work as well as designing and testing new textiles structures in the production facility

· Liaising closely with all parties involved in client sales and liaison, procurement, marketing and manufacturing

· Ensuring the correct interpretation and understanding of client briefs developing new designs

· Get involved in testing and quality assurance

Key Requirements

· Matric

· Qualification in Textile Design or equivalent

· 2 years relevant experience

· Experience in Digitizing and Embroidery Design is an advantage

· Experience in Homeware/Textiles essential

· Understanding textiles structures, manufacturing processes and textile chemistry

· MS Word and Excel

· Photoshop and CAD design ability

· Ability to conduct continuous research and development

· Sampling abilities

· Driver’s License

· Design and fabric construction skills

· Utilising machinery in various innovative ways

· Understanding the properties of different materials and textiles and the production processes of textiles

Position located in Cape Town. Call Gabi Traut on 083 274 5193.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location Information:
City: Cape Town
State: Wc
Country: Za
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
Job Listing No# : 33014

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