Rikus Hattingh

  • Cape Town

Fashion Designer/Pattern maker/Stylist

Work History

Work History

Apr 2013 - Sep 2014

Head waitor

Jackal & Hide Restaurant: Cape Town: South Africa 

Responsabilasties

· Setting up the restaurant
· Wiping and sanitizing tables before shifts
· Putting out clean ashtrays in smoking sections
· Putting out table ornaments
· Replacing candles in candelabras
· Cleaning waiter station
· Polishing cutlery
· Replenishing condiments
· Wiping down menus
· Answering phone and taking down reservations
· Allocating tables for reservations
· Friendly service whilst serving customers and taking orders
· Ensuring that the table is clean and presentable during the dining experience

Oct 2012 - Apr 2013

Design room and store Manager

Stefania Morland Couture: Cape Town: South Africa

Responsabilaties

· Opening and closing of shop and production room.
· Making sure shop is clean and rails are tidy and organised.
· Calling and liasing with customers on orders and payments
· Running front of shop; which includes sales and bespoke garments      for clients and alterations
· Responsible for all manual ladies pattern making
· Responsible for grading of patterns
· Responsible for cutting of samples and production
· Work together with designers - brainstorming, solution finding and creative direction Managed and involved in quality control process
· Responsible for cycle – from concept to delivery full production
· Supervisory role in sampling and seamstress division.

Oct 2011 - Mar 2012

Senior Pattern maker 

Reverse Gear clothing (Y.D.E label) Cape Town: South Africa 

Responsabilaties

· Responsible for all manual ladies pattern making
· Responsible for grading of patterns
· Responsible for cutting of samples
· Work together with designers - brainstorming, solution finding and creative direction Managed and involved in quality control process
· Responsible for cycle – from concept to delivery full production
· Supervisory role in sampling and seamstress division
· Responsible for liasing with C.M.T to ensure correct production and finishing of garments

Mar 2008 - Sep 2011

Junior designer and pattern maker

Trigger Clothing (Y.D.E label) Cape Town: South Africa

Responsibilities  

· Responsible for all manual men’s and ladies pattern making
· Produced master patterns including men’s and ladies
· Responsible for grading of patterns
· Work together with designers - brainstorming, solution finding and creative direction
· Managed and involved in quality control process
· Responsible for cycle – from concept to delivery full production
· Experienced in working in various working environments under pressure as part of a team
· Supervisory role in sampling and seamstress division

Jan 2006 - Dec 2007

Freelance Assistant

Jan Malan productions: Gauteng South Africa

· Actively participation with the production of S.A Fashion week Johannesburg 2006 & 2007
· L’Oreal Paris hair and fashion expo 2006 & 2007
· Virgin money launch 2007

Education

Education
Jan 2004 - Dec 2007

N-diploma Fashion Design and Technology

Tshwane University of Technology: Tswane: Guateng South Africa 

SUBJECTS TAKEN

· Garment technology
· Pattern Technology
· Creative design
· Drawing and illustration
· Figure drawing
· Business studies
· Clothing factory management
· CAD: Photoshop and Correl Draw
· History of clothing
· Technical drawing


AWARDS RECEIVED


Award received at annual student fashion show (2006) for best innovative designer.
(Diploma year)

demonstrated strengths

· 7 years active experience in various fashion fields
· Creative and caring team leader and player
· Strategic and innovative
· Confident and articulate
· Commercially intuitive
· Great multitasker
· Excellent communicator
· Performs efficiently under pressure
· Has an innate ability to ensure clientele satisfaction
· Unique ability to translate sketches into workable patterns
· Responsible, respectful and loyal
· Poses a vast knowledge of skills ranging from technical to practical execution of workroom processes
· Poses the ability to be a team leader and ensure that all team players successfully perform their allocated tasks

References

References

 


Jackal & Hide
· Shop: 021 424 1020
· Contact: Owner/Manager: Jess Robinson:( 071 1082 038)


Stefania Morland
· Shop: 021 4222 609
· Stefania Morland: (082 711 2040)


Reverse gear Clothing
· Contact: Marianne Shnell (072 2286 623)


Trigger Clothing
· Contact: Tune Laubscher (083 5817 742)

Jan Malan Productions
Contact: Rinette (082 7739 427)

Portfolio

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