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Design Studio Work Placement

Listing ID: 836907

Design Studio Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Ingrid Kraftchenko
Location: Highbury and Islington, North London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 1-3 months
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Specified Hours: 10-6pm
Compensation: Uncompensated (No Allowance / Expenses)
Reporting To: Ingrid Kraftchenko
Twitter Handle: @kraftchenko
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 3 days
About: Ingrid Kraftchenko is a British Fashion Designer. She has gained critical acclaim for her political avant garden designs and challenging modern luxury. Her work is inspired from the autobiographical, DIY culture and performance art and focuses on the body as a site of social and political contestation, exploring modern identity and subverting social conventions within her work.

We are offering a Student Work Placement Internship for a Students to undertake a work placement to work directly with our creative team in our East London Studio.

Activities will include day to day running of the studio, assisting with new collection design research, sampling, fittings and pattern cutting development as well as:

  • Design Research
  • Design sketches
  • Pattern Cutting Development 
  • Toile Sampling
  • Cutting and sewing toiles
  • Tech Packs
  • Production
  • Sourcing and developing fabrics
  • Print development
  • Working on special projects/commisions
  • Assisting on fittings and photoshoots
  • Assisting with show preperations for fashion week (if applicable)
  • Some Returns and Pick ups

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • Learning the running of a small growing fashion business, liasing with press, sourcing fabric and visiting suppliers.
  • We will teach you how to start design development research for a comprehensive collection and you will attend all fittings on a live model to learn the full process of toiles through to final samples.
  • In depth training of draping on the stand into technical amendments for pattern cutting. 
  • Teaching you a grounding working knowledge of CAD to produce spec sheets and line sheets. 
  • You will be closely involved in the set up of exhibiton pieces and catwalk show, learning organisational skills and model casting.
  • Sewing Techniques - Hand Sewing and Industrial Machine Sewing for high end products. 

Profile:

A good level of garment technology is essential, simple pattern cutting adjustments and basic sewing skills. CAD knowlege desirable but not essential. Ingrid works closely with everyone in the Design studio.

Application:

If you would like to be part of this upcoming creative, open team please apply with CV, and examples of portfolio work.


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