Menswear Print Internship at Paul Smith – deadline this week!



Preferable Start Date: March 2015

The primary focus of this role is to work in close collaboration with the Design Team to assist with the design and development of the printed fabric collections for Menswear. Key aspects of the role are: assist with research into themes and techniques, develop drawing and artwork by hand, and design development; colourways and putting final artwork into repeat for shirting, outerwear and jersey.

Applicants should be currently studying towards a degree or equivalent qualification in a Textile related subject and be an intermediate user of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The candidate should have a creative flair and be fully competent at putting artwork into repeat with knowledge of fabric bases and colour. The successful candidate will have an interest in menswear fashion and printed textiles with an awareness of the luxury textile and fashion market. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal coupled with the ability to plan, organise and prioritise set deadlines.

Download essential information pack before applying from the website, or request via e-mail from Applications should have full covering letter, CV and 10 page portfolio stating your potential start date and Reference No: 9871 by: 12 noon 30th January 2015 to:

Wanted: Technical Design Assistant Paul Smith – London, United Kingdom

This sounds like a great graduate position, to support the design team for both our Fashion and Textiles students.

Primarily you will organise the production of approved prototypes for Menswear, liaising with Designers, Technical/Production Managers and factories. To provide and chase samples from manufacturing following the guidelines set by Paul Smith.PS_LOGOKey duties include: translating key design sketches into workable technical construction notes and diagrams; assisting in the research of trims; providing trim information of all styles for sampling and production; altering and updating technical construction details, providing an accurate record on each style; to attend prototype and sample fit sessions with Designers and Technical colleagues making accurate notes; to check garments returning from factories and approving samples prior to pre-production meetings; to organise any resampling of garments prior to grading and production and improving on any specific technical problems; maintaining complete support with factories throughout the production season; completing and reporting back on Quality/Audits as required.

Desired Skills and Experience:

The successful applicant will have a 2:1 degree in Textiles / Fashion Technology or equivalent practical attainment; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office; credible technical experience in menswear; experience producing prototypes made to designer, pattern and factory requirements; proven technical understanding of product construction and materials, experience with shirting /outerwear is desirable; able to plan, organise and prioritise workload to meet set deadlines. This role requires flexibility over working hours and the ability to travel both within the U.K. & internationally. A full, current Driving Licence is essential for this role.

Download essential information pack before applying from the website, or request via e-mail from  

Applications should have full covering letter and CVstating current salary and Reference No: 9472 with work examples totalling no more than 10 pages by: 29th April 2014  to: