Paid Atelier Internship at Celine / Deadline Monday!

London based fashion label Celine are looking for an Atelier Intern.

Main duties
• Be confident when tracing patterns and cutting fabric
• Develop the skill of flat pattern cutting from vintage and ready-made garments
• Improve speed of pattern cutting while still retaining quality
• Improve hand-sewing and machine-sewing skills
• Create test samples for designers
• Develop autonomy in preparing fusing sample tests for presentation to designers
• Ensure attention to detail when pressing and preparing garments for fittings
• Ensure quality when making final small alterations before fittings

Skills & Experience
Flat pattern cutting, draping & toiling, sewing, fabric development

This position is ideal for someone who would like:
• To develop knowledge and ability to work in a fast-paced high end luxury design house
• To practice and improve key technical skills in a working environment
• To develop teamwork and ability to work towards tight deadlines.

Salary – £18,000 per annum
Location – West End, London
Hours – 37.5 hours per week
Internship Length – 6 months
Closing date – November 07, 2016

For more details and to apply go here

Atelier Intern – RTW at Victoria Beckham Ltd.

Since launching in 2008 the Victoria Beckham fashion brand has developed a distinctive and modern language of clothing.

Main duties

To support the Atelier manager and coordinator in the day to day running of the studio. Being on hand for the team/ machinists / sample cutter and pattern cutters. This includes maintaining the upkeep and organisation of the studio.

−Setting up dockets for and assisting machinists – organising trims, cutting zips for their styles and collecting samples
−Managing stock of all trims for studio – threads, zips, tapes and components
−Filing and recording all trims and information according to the above. In both general folders, and seasonal folders
−Creating seasonal thread charts for machinists to follow
−Help on Maintaining stock levels of fabrics and recording usage
−Responsible for shrink tests on all new fabrics and updating the folder
−Fuse and dry-cleaning tests on all required fabrics

−Building dockets for factory sampling
−Ensuring the irons are emptied and flushed through every week
−Maintaining log of freelance staff arrival and leave times
−Managing stock of, and ordering, stationery supplies for studio
−Assisting the tidying and organisation of the studio
−Booking in bikes and cars for the studio
−Sourcing trims /fabric from retail

−Supporting Atelier Assistant in the packing of trims and fabrics for NYFW
−Supporting Atelier Assistant in the creation of NY Packs for team

Skills & Experience

Fashion Technology, Fashion Design, Fashion Pattern Cutting, Fashion
Management, Fashion Design

The internship will bring understanding of the life of a garment –
observing pattern cutting, fabrics, garment construction, costings,
production preparation, communication with technicians, factory
communication, etc. It will also help the intern to understand the day to day
running of the Atelier with all its processes.

Salary  £7.20 per hour

Location of internship Battersea, London

Internship Length 6 months (with view to extend to 1 year)

Closing date July 14, 2016

For more details and to apply go here

Paid Fabric Internship at Celine

London based fashion label Celine are looking for a Fabric Intern to join their team to gain experience of the everyday running of a busy fabric team in a fast-paced high end luxury design house. This intern provides support to the fabric team developing new ideas and innovative fabric designs, preparing for fittings and shows.

Main responsibilities include:
• Offer ideas and inspiration on fabrics and development and propose creative solution
• Helping with the preparation of meetings (presentation cards, making boards with swatches, etc.)
• Research, design and development of new fabric concepts and technologies and propose ideas according to the Head of Fabric Development brief:
• Samples
• Colourways
• Design research for each collection
• Archiving collection fabrics
• Keeping records of the incoming fabrics
• Working with Photoshop to modify designs
• Dying swatches
• Demonstrate passion and affinity with the brand aesthetic
• Drive innovation and creative thinking
• General administration work (preparing DHL, etc.)

The ideal candidate should:
– have a background in textiles (print, weave, embroidery)
– be able to use Photoshop and Illustrator
– be a fast learner and wants to learn
– be good in a team
– work well under stress
– be precise, organised and able to multi-task.

The ideal candidate should have:
• MA Degree in textile design
• Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Strong organisational skills
• A fluent level in English is essential and French would be an advantage

Salary  £280 per week

Internship Length 6 months

Closing date November 25, 2015

To apply go here

Paid Creative Direction Internship at WGSN

WGSN is a global fashion and design forecasting company. Operating as a subscription-based website and trend consultancy, WGSN is internationally renowned and work with a huge variety of clients, from accessories to sports to interiors companies.

Main duties

The internship will involve working closely with the creative direction and think tank editors, assisting with research (for example sourcing images and references) as well as helping prepare the Vision reports for production and publishing on the WGSN site.

Skills & Experience

An opportunity to work alongside the WGSN creative direction team as we create our seasonal ‘Vision’ report for AW1718. Working with future fashion, design, cultural and consumer research, the student can expect to develop their research and analysis skills, as well as gain an insight into the trend forecasting process. The role will also provide valuable experience in working with web content.

This is a great opportunity for a student or graduate interested in working in trend forecasting. We’re looking for someone with a particular eye for future trends as well as a well-rounded interest in fashion, design and global culture. They’ll need to be confident with researching and happy to work independently as well as part of a team.

£6.50 per hour

Internship Length
6 weeks

Closing date
September 07, 2015

To read more and apply go here

Knitwear Production Assistant opportunity in London

CHELACHE is a small knitwear label based in Hackney, London.

We design, make and sell knitted fashion accessories for men and women. Everything is done in house, from design and sampling to production and finishing. At the moment we mainly retail our products direct to the public, via our website and at design markets and sales shows, but we are looking to develop the wholesale side of the business.

Main duties

Production of knitted accessories on Dubied flat bed knitting machines.
Assisting at design shows and sales shows (both retail and trade).

Skills & Experience

Interns will be expected to assist in potentially all areas of the business and so learning opportunities will be broad and varied. I’m always eager to share knowledge and can help interns to not only develop their technical skills but also their understanding of other areas of the business if they show an interest (sales, marketing, design, pricing etc.).

Who would benefit?

A knitted textile student or graduate with an understanding of how knitting machines work would be ideal. Experience with Dubied industrial knitting machines in particular is a definite bonus. An interest in or knowledge of fashion is not necessary, but a passion for knitting is.

Interns should be willing to perform a broad and varied ranges of tasks.
More important than the technical knowledge and skills they already possess is the eagerness to learn and expand on those skills during their time here.

There is the possibility down the line to increase hours and or take a formal job role if mutually agreeable.

£7.00 per hour

2 days per week (16 hours) one of which can be a weekend day.

Internship Length
Minimum 5 months

Closing date
August 17, 2015

For more information and to apply go here

Paid Textile Design Internship

Derek Rose Ltd are a luxury brand based on Baker Street, London specialising in nightwear, underwear and loungewear. All of our textiles are designed in-house including repeat print, jacquards and yarn dyed stripes and checks. This is an exciting opportunity for a Textiles graduate looking to gain industry experience.

You will be a part of a small team working directly with the internal designers contributing to the development of the SS17 collection and supporting the general running of the design office.

This internship is full time and will last six months to start end of July finishing end of January.

The ideal candidate:

  • Textiles (BA) hons degree
  • Interest and knowledge of designing prints and yarn dyed stripes and checks
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Interest in textile design for both men’s and womenswear
  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • An excellent understanding of working in a fashion environment and of the design process
  • Be proactive and able to work independently on your own initiative

Duties to include:

  • Assisting the designers to design print, jacquards and yarn dyed stripes and checks
  • Creating design tech sheets
  • Using Adobe Creative Suite to bring concepts to design
  • Assisting with administrative tasks including archiving fabrics, filing, answering calls, maintaining showroom, updating design boards and other day to day tasks
  • Researching new trends, creating mood boards and colour research
  • Producing marketing materials using Adobe InDesign

If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you. To apply email us a PDF portfolio, CV and cover letter. To read more about this post go here.