Intern Alert: Agi & Sam – Contemporary Textiles Based Menswear brand

Agi & Sam is a Contemporary Textiles Based Menswear brand that shows on schedule at London Collections Men and is based in London. With stockists including Matches, Barney’s, Oki-Ni, I.T. Hong Kong and many more. After recently collaborating with Topman, Agi & Sam received the Emerging Menswear Award at the British Fashion Awards 2013.

Agi and Sam S-S14 Agi & Sam are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile print or textiles intern to work primarily on their up-coming AW15 collection which shows at London Collections: Men in January 2015. Although with various other projects the role will involve a multitude of projects and collaboration, working closely with the designers.

They will be responsible for:
Print Production
• Print Sampling
• Textiles Sampling
• Innovation
• Research
• Digital Design
• Photography

Ideally we would like the student to be well versed in CAD: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Please send all CV’s and Digital Portfolios via: www.agiandsam.com

Calling all Textiles Level three students: Wanted: Design Assistant Marie-Chantal – London

Wanted: Design Assistant Marie-Chantal – London Marie-Chantal - London

To assist in delivering seasonal collections that drive sales and profits in line with the Brand values and strategy of Marie-Chantal.  Founded in 2001 by HRH Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Marie-Chantal is an international childrenswear brand offering clothing that celebrates the playfulness of childhood while also being stylish and contemporary styles that won’t date.

As a Design Assistant your main duties and responsibilities would include:

  • Thorough competitor analysis and use of forecasting websites provide market research to assist in the creation of mood boards, colour palettes, print and fabric ideas.
  • Assist in the creation of colour CAD sketches, using Adobe Illustrator, to support the production of the category and collection sheets.
  • Contribute towards seasonal design packs across girls, boys and baby, as briefed and overseen by the Design Manager.
  • Assist in the production of all over prints, embroideries and graphics.
  • Set up and maintain seasonal product style code sheets.
  • Enter all product data on to the collection sheets.
  • Assist the Design team in the initial set up of design spec sheets.
  • Assist the Design team with spec sheet and artwork amendments for production
  • Assist the Design team in updating and maintaining all digital and hard copy sketch sheets / artwork and Spec packs.
  • Assist Product Development and the Product team in preparing the SMS and showroom for Range review.
  • Create the seasonal Wholesale line books using InDesign.
  • Organise and maintain all product samples, fabrics, trims, buttons and yarn books.
  • Organise and manage all DHL packages to the factories.

Apply through LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/13371424?trk=job_view_similar_jobs

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Calling all Textile level three students – CAD designer wanted @Mirjam Rouden – London

Mirjam Rouden, a Textile print design studio, who produce artwork and sell the copyright internationally, predominantly to fashion brands are searching for a skilled in-house textiles CAD designer to rework artworks our clients have bought on request. This position only involves reworking print that have already been designed, i.e. not creating any artwork from scratch and not working from any design briefs. A visual judgement is however needed to be able to see if a repeat flows well or if recoloured artwork looks good.

Repeats, colour separations and recolouring.

Cleaning up hand made artworks on the computer and converting hand painted fabric into digital artworks ready for production.

Scanning in hand painted fabric on a large format scanner.

The position also involves some organisational and administrational tasks such as mounting and numbering designs and grouping and hanging up prints that have come back from sales trips.

At busy times you will also be working with our numerous interns to direct them and show them how to help with doing the CAD development works.

Not much training will be given. You will be expected to already know how to do repeats and colour separations and use your own methods. Have to be flexible with working hours and be able to stay late to finish off work at busy times.

Desired Skills and Experience:

-Adobe Creative Suite, Mac, Communication skills an advantage as the position involves some liaising with clients.

Regularly 48 hours working week. Salary depending on experience. 

Apply through LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/10894767?trk=eml-jymbii-organic-job-title&refId=bfb921ce-ca41-42dc-85ee-291a1ac2c98a

_makefuture Instagram account gains more followers

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Featuring CAD skills in fashion across all levels

Computers have revolutionised the way designers work increasing both speed and efficiency.

Our aim is to nurture the creative talent in order to bring out the best in our students by building CAD (Computer Aided Design) skills with specialised computer software .

Using Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop and Illustrator with the emphasis on, the employability of our graduates from an industry perspective.

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_makefuture Instagram Account growing from strength to strength

Check out the new Instagram page which features all WSA Fashion and Textile student’s work across all three levels.
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The Instagram account will now be a permeant feature on the Make Future Blog.

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New Year – Fresh Start

Happy New Year. It is 2013 and we are kicking off with some work in progress from level 2 fashion that has been sent in from Ridi Santilal and  Jane Feng who are busy working on their design profiles for the impending hand in.

Ridi Santilal

Ridi Santilal

Jane Feng

Jane Feng