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Summary of Experience
I have worked in the fashion industry for 5 years. I currently design underwear. I work on design, trends, patterns, technical, garment construction, costings, marketing.I present seasonal ranges to customers. I have travelled for design purposes to trade shows. I have worked as a trainee buyer at Mr Price in the ladies outwear category. I have also been a CAD artist at Mr Price for the outwear area.
24,000 To: 30,000 ZAR Per Month
Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
|Designer||Hanes||From January 2016 To Current|
Designing the upcoming ranges for the brands according to the trends and
the South African market.
Working with suppliers on new product (fabrics, laces etc).
Negotiating prices, stock and design with suppliers.
Working with the costings department on bettering prices and margins.
Dealing hands on with our sample room to get concept garments ready for
roadshow - real life product
Liase with the techinical department on patterns, fits and specs.
Working on the PLM system to create topsheets for handover (raw materials).
Creating product briefs which record all information for the brand and season.
Working with marketing on the brand communications from a design perspective.
Working with the lab to ensure quality of products (laces and fabrics).
Creating prints via our printing supplier and working closely with them to ensure
correct brand association.
Yearly visits to trade shows to meet new suppliers and current suppliers.
Overseas product travel - Investigate European market.
Presenting the ranges to our internal teams and to our customers.
|Trainee Buyer||Mr Price||From September 2014 To January 2016|
Working closely with my buyer to ensure product standards are met.
Working with the CAD artist to get designs ready for review
Ensuring good communication is kept with suppliers to meet deadlines.
Hands on with quality and fits
Looking after PP garments and our product library.
Working with the graphics department on new prints and artworks.
Working with planners and buyers on future product.
Liase with suppliers on current ideas and garments/ensuting standards are
|Cad Artist||Mr Price||From December 2012 To May 2015|
Worked with buyers on CADs for each review.
Trend research including brand research.
Photographed and tagged overseas samples from buying trips.
Worked with the graphics department on new ideas.
Helped trainee buyers with ensuring product library kept upto date.
Worked with the planners on units for risk items based off new ideas.
Worked with trend research and development.
Worked with the project range designs and ideas.
Did technical packs for the project ranges.
|Qualification||Field of Study||Institution||When?|
|certificate||Fashion||Style design College||From 2012 To 2012|
|BA Degree||Multimedia Design||Vega||From 2009 To 2011|
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