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Character Designer (CAD)

Company PEP a division of Pepkor Trading (Pty) Ltd
Reference # Mar_2021
Published 25/03/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Parow Industria, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
To create graphic designs for Character across the PEP business and to ensure approvals are met as per License Agreement. This position will also require the incumbent to complete Character mood boards for the business keeping in mind the months theme and Character launches.
Job Functions Creative,Design,Graphic Design,Retail,Technical
Industries Admin, Office & Support,Retail,Technical,Textiles / Clothing Industry
Specification

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Creates Character Graphic designs by researching appropriate character themes, utilizing style guides and mood boards, for approval by the Buyer
Utilizes character calendar and month themes to create character mood boards
Load, amend and resubmit CADs on Licensors website for approval and notifies Buyer once approved
Create Tech packs from the approved character CADs
Administration: Tech packs are attached to Buying system (PLM) and relevant documentation is attached and sent to buyer (for suppliers attention)
Relationship management with Buyers (internal) and Licensors (external
Requirements

JOB INCUMBENT REQUIREMENTS:
A relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. Fashion Design; Graphic Design; Print and graphic design course)
Minimum of 2 years experience as a Character Graphic Designer
A minimum of 2 years experience as a Graphic Designer within the retail industry
The incumbent must have Character and licensing experience dealing with different Licensors (e.g. Disney, Revolution, CLM, Matel)
The successful candidate must have:
Google Suite proficiency
Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) system knowledge
Print and Fabric Knowledge - to understand different printing techniques
Graphic Design
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Job Closing Date 08/04/2021
   
   
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