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Design Assistant Work Placement

Listing ID: 491047

Design Assistant Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: M.i.h Jeans
Location: Hammersmith, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: Minimum 2 months to 3 months (can be discussed)
Hours: Full Time
Specified Hours: 4-5 days (can be discussed at interview)
Start Date: ASAP- From January if possible
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Available on application
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 4 days
About: M.i.h Jeans is the denim girl’s denim brand. With an attitude and integrity built on five decades of denim experience, the London-based label is known for embodying the relaxed and assured spirit of blue-jean culture.

Under the direction of Chloe Lonsdale, Chief Creative Officer, the brand continues to develop its distinctive signature products with perfect fits and innovative washes.

At the centre of the brand’s approach is a desire to create products that people love living in and a commitment to denim design that goes beyond the material to capture a free-spirited emotion that has lasting character.

Main Duties
 
During your Work Placement as a Design Assistant at M.i.h Jeans you will gain an invaluable insight into a career in luxury fashion design team, where you will be closely supported and mentored in all aspects of the role. Based in a beautiful head office in Hammersmith, London.
 
This is a full time Work Placement position (time period negotiable but minimum of 2 months is preferred).
 
Start Date: ASAP

 
Key Skills Requirements
 

  • Enrolled on a current BA fashion degree or recent graduate
  • Good Adobe Illustrator/ Photoshop skills (CADS, print development etc)
  • Print Development experience (ideal but not essential)- although you will be required to work on some print development and recolours so will be required to learn
  • Excellent creative research skills and taste level
  • Good organization skills
  • Enthusiastic, driven and hands on attitude 

 
You will gain experience in:
 

Design

  • Creative support on print development, textile swatching development, wash development, sewing mock ups and finishes as necessary
  • Illustrator support for design sketches, colouring sketches, updating range plans
  • Research support on collections and special projects
  • Maintaining fabric archive
  • Support on measuring prototypes and in particular SMS, maintaining a fit record for SMS
  • Supporting on photoshoots (preparing garments, steaming, re-labelling, taking care of beautiful samples)
  • Pattern copying as necessary 
  • You would also have you're own additional responsibilities so would be a key part of the team 

Product development

  • Researching and resourcing trims
  • Support during the SMS delivery time, checking samples, packing samples, creating SMS Label etc
  • Printing & swatching of range plans as necessary
  • Help to maintain season fabric records for hand over to production 

Application:

Please send through a CV and some work examples with your application.

 


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