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Design and Studio Work Placement

Listing ID: 395298

Design and Studio Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Maria Grachvogel
Location: Oxford Circus, Central London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 3-6 months
Hours: Full Time
Specified Hours: 9-6pm
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Travel expenses
Twitter Handle: MariaGrachvogel
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 3 days
About: An opportunity for you to work with Maria Grachvogel, established over the last 25 years creating luxury Ready to Wear and Couture. The successful candidate will be working alongside the designer and her team throughout the design process, integrating and forming a vital part of the design/production team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, highly organised individual with an exceptional attention to detail to join us in our London Atelier. Develop your technical skills and understand Maria’s iconic cut and fit. Be involved in day to day designing, processing and production. Assist in sewing trials and toile development, create and read garment specs, learn about the importance of finish and detailing. Be involved in quality control, pattern cutting, technical drawing and sewing skills. Dependent on the length of internship, further experience can be gained in: advanced sewing skills, couture finishes, CAD design, fabric cutting and retail distribution.

The Maria Grachvogel team is a young, exciting and innovative environment to work in.  Students are treated as part of the team and we pride ourselves in the training and development time that we dedicate to each student whilst undertaking your Work Placement.  Length of placements can range from 3 to 12 months.  We currently have availbility for an immediate start or you can pre-book your placement for next year.
 
Depending on the length of the placement, you will gain experience and skills in: 

  • Assist with development of the collection
  • Creating and reading spec sheets
  • Quality checking garments and fabrics
  • Visiting local makers & suppliers
  • Understanding pattern cutting and garment construction
  • Confidence with hand and machine sewing
  • Understanding couture finishes e.g. pinhems, french seams
  • Fabric cutting
  • Cad work and design
  • Retail distribution including packing orders

Profile:

  • Genuine interest in fashion
  • A keen eye for detail
  • An organised approach to working
  • Self motivated and disciplined
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Currently studying towards a degree in fashion

On applying please include 

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • A link to your work / examples of your work
  • Availability 

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