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LFW Atelier / Studio / Production Work Placement

Listing ID: 754696

LFW Atelier / Studio / Production Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: JENS LAUGESEN STUDIO
Location: Haggerston, East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: Min 1 ½ months to LFW up to 3-6 months post LFW oc
Hours: Full Time
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Normal travel expense will be reimbursed upon receipt and daily lunch sandwich provided
Reporting To: Creative Director and Atelier Manager
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 4 days
About: Jens Laugesen (MA CSM and Masters degree IFM) is a London based award-winning designer; know for a conceptual approach to fashion and hybrid design thinking. The eponymous brand was shown on-schedule during London Fashion Week from 2002-08. He has since then been operating as an experienced Creative Director and Design adviser for international clients in the Luxury, Design and Textile industry.

The conceptual luxury collections were sold in more than 50 international luxury stores including Doverstreet Market London, Opening Ceremonie New York, Maria Luisa Paris, IT hong Kong and Adelaide in Japan. His designs has also been exposed at V&A London, FIT, New York and Musee de la Mode at the Louvre in Paris and he has been awarded many international design awards such as ANDAM Award in Paris just as BFC NEW GEN and FASHION FORWARD.

Most recently he was awarded the Danish Arts Foundation to creat a new design trilogy that will debute in London Fashion Week February 2018

JENS LAUGESEN STUDIO is offering a Work Placement opportunity for creative and motivated BA or MA Fashion Students in interested in assisting Creative DIrector, Studio Manager and Senior Pattern Cutter in the development and preparation of a new HYreCON TRILOGY 02 collection that will showcase in London Fashion Week in October 2018

The role can be both  full time andpart for somone in an existing course or in need for working next to it. The esperience will allow the right motivated student to get insight into both the creative and technical process working alongside creative director and full experience and learning of the technical process behind the patternmaking and production of a Luxury colleciotn.
 
The opportunity will provide a good opportunity of gaining professional experience on how to develop a Luxury colleciotn for Fashion BA, MA or post-graduate Creative Pattern Cutting students that are interested in gaining further technical experience to improve their creative and technical skills in preparation for their final collections 

The ideal candidate could have following skils:

  • Be both creative technical with interest in creative and technical development techniques
  • Good understanding of patterns, construction and atelier work
  • Be comfortable with both machine sewing and hand finishing
  • Be organised and able to work in a hectic environment.
  • Have knowledge of Adobe suite (indesign - photoshop - illustrator for plat specs)

What you will be doing:

  • Assisting the Atelier manager in the development of toiles for fittings
  • Assist Senior pattern cutters with pattern adjustments
  • Sew and prepare toiles for professional fittings with Creative Director
  • Working alongside creative director / pattern cutter 
  • Assist Atelier Manager cut and prepare trims and supplies for samples
  • Help the team prepare for fashion presentation / show in London fashion week
  • Assist in sourcing trims form London suppliers and prepare for machinist.
  • Assist Atelier Manager with general studio / atelier duties

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • How to improve your sewing production skills and get insight into proper collection building
  • Learn how to prepare, organise and assist fittings in a professional manner
  • You will get a hands on experience in how to prepare a collection for Fashion week 
  • To improve your general pattern cutting skills whilst working with senior pattern cutters
  • Get insight in high-end pattern cutting techniques and luxury finishings 
  • How to improve organisational skills and to prepare techical pacs for machinists and luxury factories
  • Learn about high end garment construction and how to finish garments to luxury standard

Application:

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