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Garment and Graphic Designer (Sports Apparel and Teamwear):

Job Function: Performance and Lifestyle Garment Design / General Design Functions

Working with international sports and lifestyle brands, the Designer will be responsible for conceptualization and implementation of graphic requirements for various client briefs and digital use. This a junior-level position.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Designing sport shirts in line with client briefs and technical requirements.
  • Translate brief and technical requirements into multi-format computer-assisted designs (CADs) and tech packs.
  • Developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations and garment applications.
  • Design for digital applications, completing catalogues and campaigns in preparation for presentations.
  • Packaging design for garment embellishment i.e. swing tickets, labels, etc.
  • Work closely with suppliers and production teams to ensure correct translations of artwork to specifications.
  • Assisting with the creation of marketing materials, presentations, etc.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends in alignment with brand outlook.

Education & Experience:

  • 2-3 years experience in garment design
  • Advanced Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign)
  • Competence in Microsoft Office
  • Established design portfolio

Core Competencies:

  • Highly creative
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills in a high-pressure environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Adapting and responding to chance
  • Coping with pressure and setbacks

Applicants should submit their CVs, design portfolios and accompanying documents to marketing@umbro.co.za.