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Studio Work Placement

Listing ID: 1040212

Studio Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Solace London
Location: East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 3-6 months
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Daily lunch allowance and travel within zones 1-2
Reporting To: Design & Production Team
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 6 days
About: Solace London is a British womenswear brand founded by Laura Taylor and Ryan Holliday-Stevens in 2013. Longtime friends and collaborators, the duo share a dynamic background spanning design, production, retail, marketing and creative direction. Their combined sensibilities are visible in pieces that continuously blur the line between statement making and wearability.

With fabrication and technique driving the design process, the pair describe their aesthetic as “Bold, confident, refined. Modern futurism balanced with timeless minimalism”. The result is a distinctly graphic collection defined by precision cuts, craftsmanship and a signature look of sophistication.

Solace London is available in over 100 of the worlds leading retail outlets, including Net-A-Porter, Selfridges, Bergdorf Goodman, Opening Ceremony Japan and Moda Operandi.

During our Student Studio Work Placement the student will experience and observe the development of a collection right through to the finished product.  They will be part of a small team and will gain an insight into all areas of the business.  The student will work closely with the design and production team and duties will be varied to give you the opportunity to be involved in many different aspects of the design process and day to day running of a fashion brand.
 
What you will be doing:

  • Assisting with the day to day running of the studio and sample room 
  • Visiting UK based factories to collect and deliver fabrics and samples 
  • Preparing for and assisting during in-house fittings 
  • Assisting with toiling development and cutting fabrics 
  • Assisting our senior and freelance pattern cutters
  • Preparing sample packs 
  • General administration and ad-hoc tasks  
  • Working closely with the design and production team 
  • Assisting with preparation for seasonal photoshoots 

Profile:

  • Student currently undertaking a relevant fashion degree. 
  • Works well in a team but is also confident to work independently and use their initiative.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn about all aspects of a high end fashion company. 
  • Hard working, highly motivated and organised individual.
  • Basic knowledge of pattern and fabric cutting is essential. 
  • Good technical abilities

 
What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • An understanding of working inside a fast paced fashion studio 
  • Working in a team to create a collection, from concept research right through to salesman samples and production 
  • Practical skills such as fabric cutting, fabric preparation and hand sewing 
  • Communicating with a range of industry personnel 

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