Fashion Internship- East London

Location
E1 5QJ, Tower Hamlets
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Dec 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Voluntary
Hours
Part Time
Job Level
Internship
Needle N Thread Studio Internship Program will provide you with hands-on insight about the inspiration, design, product selection and editing process for a complete collection. As a intern, you will have the opportunity to combine classroom knowledge with on-the-job training. In addition, you will be assigned a challenging and cross-functional projects.

Responsibilities:

Liaison between the design and production departments in order to insure that the garment is produced to the specifications required. Create Tech Packs by entering information from style sketch including construction detail, trims, and fabric specifications. Organise fabric library. Attend fabric trade show for fabric sourcing (local and over seas)


Technical Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required

• Develop and edit tech packs, documenting fit comments, specs and bill of materials.
• Manage flow of information related to fit process, such as tracking samples, update tech log, sending fit list, and communicating with factory counterparts.
• Be able to fit and correct garments in a fittings, and translate those corrections to patterns and/or comments.
• Organise and maintain data history (samples and patterns).
• Organise fabric library
• Attend fabric trade show for fabric sourcing (local and over seas)

Interpersonal Skills

• Ensure that an accurate garment is developed that meets Design’s aesthetic.
• Communicates verbal and written content accurately and in a timely manner with others (including vendors, merchants, production and design)
• Be able to conduct fit sessions independently and manage process
• Excellent communication, organisationals, attention to detail and follow-up skills.
• Knowledge of garment construction methods.
• Knowledge of structural and decorative trims.
• Adaptive to a multi-tasked environment.
• Knowledge in PC applications including MS Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
• Knowledge Pattern Drafting and Draping skills.

This position IS either full or part-time 3 to 6 months commitment starting as soon as possible. Lunch or travel expense to be covered for the right candidate.

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