Embroidery Dot Com is today, one of the largest embroidery manufacturers based in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. We have consistently positioned ourselves as the best and most modern production house in the embroidery industry. Due to the expansion of our state-of-the-art Design Studio, we are looking for suitably qualified Embroidery Digitisers / Decoration Specialists to join our creative team. 

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to perform, but not limited to, the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Communicate with existing and prospective clients
  • Must be able to clearly understand client requirements and design direction
  • Re-draw or correct existing artwork received from clients viz. high-resolution vector graphic files
  • Digitise / program the embroidery design in an efficient, well thought out process with lean manufacturing principles in mind.
  • Liaise and communicate instructions effectively to the sampling division on the execution of designs
  • Check and approve the final sample sew out, making design corrections as required
  • Ensure sampling deadlines are met
  • Maintain a clear and organised library of designs
  • Approve 1stoff production sew out as per the client’s design standard received for bulk production
  • Conduct random checks during bulk production i.r.o quality, efficiencies and placement of designs
  • Assist the Design Studio with ad hoc duties 

Job Requirements & Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure and in a high paced, speed to market environment
  • A minimum of 5~10 years working experience is required for this role
  • A Graphic Design qualification from a recognized institute is preferred
  • Candidates must be proficient in the latest top of the range Wilcom Embroidery Studio software
  • Excellent working knowledge of Graphic Design software such as CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator etc.
  • Speciality decoration knowledge is advantageous
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent communications skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to work under pressure and within strict time constraints

Personal Attributes:

  • Analytical
  • Committed to work ethics and is highly organised
  • Maintains a professional appearance at all times
  • Provide a positive company image when dealing with clients
  • Friendly disposition
  • Good attendance record
  • Team player
  • Clear criminal record
  • Willingness to work outside of normal working hours, when necessary

Top rates will be paid to the right candidate. If you have what it takes and would like to join a winning team, then we would like to hear from you! 

Applicants must be able to start immediately. Email your detailed CV to: info@embroidery-sa.com.