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- London, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 30 Aug, 2018
- Start date:
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Starting in February 2019 the role of the Garment Technologist Assistant will be to assist the Garment Technician in regards to creating technical packs for production, fit meetings, pre-production samples, and quality control for luxury garments. Please note, this position is only available for students and lasts for a minimum of 6 months.
- Should have knowledge of garment construction, attention to detail, understand patterns and take a logical and pro-active approach to problem solving.
- Excel and Illustrator skills required at an Intermediate level.
- Fluent English written and verbally.
- Know how to prioritise and organise work.
- Applicant must be a student and still in education
- Able to work on weekends prior to LFW shows.
- Assist in measuring and photographing show and pre-production samples prior to fit meetings/ before and after technical packs are being created.
- Attend fit meetings and record notes, take photos & assist the Garment Technologist where possible.
- Translating recorded notes into individual technical packs ready for production and/or writing up notes from fit meetings to pattern cutters.
- Assist with technical drawings and photos where necessary.
- Work closely with other departments; the pattern cutters, product developer and the line manager to ensure clear communication.
- Able to help other departments if needed.
- Check patterns are correct and are measured.
- Send patterns to graders and check they are correct on return of the size sets graded.
- Ensure comments are issued to and received by suppliers.
- Communication with factories to ensure construction and quality of garments are understood clearly.
- Update technical and pattern status plans for when tech packs have been created/ PPS received/ patterns graded.
- Assist in updating technical specifications.
- Assisting senior team members in factory visits to carry out quality control inspections, reviewing any manufacturing issues with the factories.
- Request show samples from press for production.
- Able to complete tasks given in a time period/ deadlines
What you will learn / we will teach you:
- How to measure garments for technical purposes.
- How to take photographs of garments for professional use.
- How to draw up points of measure in Illustrator on technical drawings.
- How to create technical packs for factories.
- How to check card and digital patterns.
- How to record/ log in and book different couriers for shipments in UK and internationally .
- How to carry out a quality control check on finished garments.
- How to approve/ reject pre-production samples.
- How to update technical and pattern plans.
- How to send patterns to grade.
- How to use a fashion software.
- How the fashion industry works both in head office and factories.
Expenses paid for in London zones 1-5.
Please apply with a CV and covering letter. Only successful candidates will be contactedAPPLY HERE
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