Junior Designer / CAD Operator

Retail / Fashion

Location: Durban
Salary: Market related
Reports to: Senior Designer

Job Purpose:

  • To create sketches detailing the design and creation of high quality products (CAD) for presentation to the customer by Development Coordinator
  • To provide detailed specification sheets to support construction and production of products
  • Conducts research and sources new products to be used to inform the design direction
  • Trouble shoot lead time delays during the design process

Key Result Areas:

  • Delivery of 100% correct innovative and quality artwork (CAD) and specification sheets against a brief received
  • Clear and concise communication between all departments within the company
  • Lead times met within the design process
  • Timeous delivery of any changes to artwork to facilitate on time delivery of the order

Design Process:

  • Receive emails from Development Coordinator for new artworks daily and prioritise by delivery date required
  • Manage turnaround of artwork from receipt of email in 24 hours
  • Receive emails from Quoting Administrators, prioritise and manage turnaround of artwork from receipt of mails in 24 minutes
  • Complete CADS for Import and Local CMT production including full specifications and measurements

People Management:

  • Effectively communicate and manage internal leadtimes for quoting, design of artwork, sampling and client approvals.
  • Develops an effective network of communication to ensure shared knowledge and understanding of business activity
  • Manage any interpersonal relations issues which may arise within your team