Fashion Designers / Tailors Jobs in Mombasa, Kenya

Job Title: Fashion Designers / Tailors

Location: Mombasa

No. Required: 4

Nature of Job: Full time

Duties include:

  • Designing and sewing garments according to customer’s needs
  • Tailoring and dressmaking
  • Operate electric and manual sewing machines
  • Sew clothing or other articles
  • Assemble garment parts and join parts with basting stitches, using needles and thread or sewing machines
  • Record required alterations and instructions on tags, and attach them to garments
  • Fit, alter, repair, and make made-to-measure clothing, according to customers’ and clothing manufacturers’ specifications and fit, and applying principles of garment design, construction, and styling.
  • Creating or visualizing an idea and producing a design by hand or using computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes
  • Planning and developing ranges
  • Understanding design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing patterns and technical specifications for designs
  • Sourcing, selecting and buying fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments
  • Negotiating with customers and suppliers

Qualifications and Skills

  • Certificate or diploma in Tailoring / Dressmaking or Fashion Design
  • 2-3 years’ experience
  • Very creative in fashion design
  • Passionate about the work
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Ability to maintain favorable relations with customers and fellow employees
  • Both ladies and men are encouraged to apply


Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills and experience to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: November 29, 2018 — 2:47 am