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Studio Assistant Work Placement

Listing ID: 421736

Studio Assistant Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: 5MIN by Min Wu
Location: East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 1 - 3 months
Hours: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Compensation: Uncompensated (No Allowance / Expenses)
Reporting To: Maria Monsalvo
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 5 days
About: 5MIN is an exciting streetwear brand founded by MIN WU Studio. It focuses on everyday wear, re-imagined with bright colours and cheeky graphics. The silhouettes are playful and often oversized, lending itself for a more unisex fit.

We are currently offering a Student Work Placement Internship for a candidate to join the busy studio at 5MIN by Min Wu supporting the Design team, thus gaining the chance to experience working for a small, growing company.

Our team is closely-knit and each individual is involved in each process (be it creative, admin, sales etc...) of running a fashion brand. We are looking for an independent person who is able to take on tasks autonomously and is looking to develop their skills within a fast-paced environment. This placement is very hands-on and will provide you with a great opportunity to learn how every aspect of a young fashion design label works.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General assistance in everyday studio work
  • Research and development for new season
  • Cutting out samples
  • Toiling and pattern cutting
  • Assisting on look book and campaign shoots as required
  • Assist with graphic and print designs
  • Running errands

The Ideal Candidate

  • Basic or intermediate pattern-cutting and toiling skills
  • Basic or intermediate knowledge of Adobe Suite
  • Basic or intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Studying for a degree specialising in Fashion design or Textiles
  • Basic knowledge in graphic design would be ideal
  • Hands on can-do attitude with an exceptional work ethic
  • Enthusiastic and passionate
  • Prepared to complete a variety of tasks
  • Ability to think on their feet with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Highly organised, able to work independently and prioritise in a fast-paced environment 

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • Hands-on experience on how to develop a collection;
  • The opportunity to see an idea go from concept to final product, through all its stages;
  • How to meet tight deadlines under pressure;
  • Better understanding of fabrics and trims;
  • Basic to intermediate pattern cutting.

Application:

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