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Paid Design Studio Internship

Listing ID: 1026610

Paid Design Studio Internship

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: KWAIDAN EDITIONS
Location: West London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 3 months - 6 months
Hours: Full Time
Compensation: Paid
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Reporting To: Collection manager
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 4 days
About: London based designers Hung La & Léa Dickely founded Kwaidan Editions in 2016. The pair first met at the Antwerp Royal Academy in 2004 where they forged their partnership. They worked as designers for renowned fashion houses prior to starting their eponymous label. Focusing on singularity, mood and distinctiveness, each collection serve as a concise and confident statement of their underlying intention to create beautifully made clothes. Strong tailored shapes, vibrant colours and irreverent prints characterise the womenswear at Kwaidan Editions. Sold to stores worldwide such as DSM, the Broken Arm, Net-a-Porter, Matches and Ssense, Kwaidan Editions is looking for strong candidates to grow its team.

We are looking for a motivated, passionate individual who has an earnest curiosity.  The applicant must be enthusiastic, highly organized and be open to the many tasks that need to be completed.  This is a great opportunity to learn from luxury fashion designers at the early stages of this brand’s development.  We are looking for a candidate that could evolve and grow with us.
We are recruiting a Design Studio Intern to assist the designers, the studio and propose 3 dimensional designs.  The candidate must be very organized and be able to communicate in a clear and efficient manner. Ideally, the applicant can speak English; Italian and French are a plus.


  • Assist studio administration on a daily basis
  • Assist Press / Sample Trafficking
  • Assist with production process 
  • Assist with technical packs & launches
  • Conduct Image and Design Research
  • Propose Trials, Finishings and Volumes 


  • Student / recent graduate 
  • Fashion studio experience mandatory
  • Strong organisation and coordination skills
  • Photoshop, Illustrator and Excel skills
  • Good Sewing and Draping skills
  • Pattern Making skills
  • Fluent in English (Italian & French a plus)
  • Dedicated and Eager to Learn
  • Takes Initiatives
  • Knowledge of Fashion Culture / familiar with Kwaidan references
  • Strong Visual Communication & Presentation Skills
  • The candidate must be eligible to work in the EU and can dedicate to working full-time for a minimum of 3 months 

Successful candidates will gain valuable working experience:

  • Full view on the inner workings of the brand: development, design, and communication.
  • Technical launch skills
  • Communications in regard to development
  • Understanding of how a luxury product is made from design to production to deliveries


Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.

Application Form

Applicant Requirements

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Fashion school and fashion studio experience. *

Strong organisation and coordination skills. *

Photoshop, Illustrator and Excel skills. *

Good sewing, draping and pattern making skills. *

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