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Design Work Placement

Listing ID: 301570

Design Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: House of Holland
Location: East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 3-12 months
Hours: Full Time
Specified Hours: 9.30am-6pm
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Twitter Handle: @HouseOfHolland
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 1 week
About: House of Holland launched in 2006 with Henry Holland's irreverent 'Fashion Groupies' slogan Tees. Today the brand is firmly established internationally with premium stockists including Net-A-Porter, Browns, Focus, Colette and Matches.

House of Holland is offering a Fashion Design Work Placement opportunity to join the Design Team in London for Students seeking an industry placement.  Whilst undertaking your industry placement at House of Holland you will be assisting in day-to-day tasks whilst gaining experience of working in a fast paced luxury environment.  The candidate must have a good knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop, whilst having willingness to work as part of the team and be able to communicate clearly.  Good attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential.  The ideal candidate will have a keen interest to gain experience in design & product development and learn about the day-to-day tasks within this department.

What you will be doing: 

  • Design research
  • Print artwork development
  • Tracing paper-patterns
  • Small pattern amendments if necessary
  • Assisting pattern-cutters and machinists
  • Hand embroidery and embellishment sampling
  • Working on toiles
  • Liaising with factories and suppliers
  • Go-foring and sourcing
  • Working on fittings/show boards/show kits
  • Dressing at the final show and general show production 

Candidates must posses:

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with high verbal and written English language profiency 
  • Enthusiasm to learn on the job and highly motivated to succeed

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • Understanding of fashion season timelines
  • Advanced tech pack and computer skills (through Illustrator and Photoshop)
  • Development of initial ideas and artworks into commercial product
  • Industry level sewing and technical skills
  • Sampling processes through to production launch
  • Factory contacts and processes
  • An opportunity to work backstage at London Fashion Week
  • Multiple language skills are also desirable.

Application:

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