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Womenswear Studio Work Placement

Listing ID: 671427

Womenswear Studio Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: CIMONE
Location: East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: Minimum 1 month up to 12 months
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Compensation: Uncompensated (No Allowance / Expenses)
Reporting To: Creative Director
Twitter Handle: @cimoneuk
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 21 hours
About: CIMONE is a new high-end Womenswear label, led by creative director Carli Pearson. Pearson was trained at Central Saint Martins, and prior to launching CIMONE, worked in a variety of senior positions at some of the world’s top RTW houses. She spent her first seven years at Stella McCartney, later moving on to become Design Director at Alexander Wang, Head of Show Collection at Pucci, and Head of Womenswear at McQ, Alexander McQueen.

CIMONE launched in AW16-17 with our first ready to wear collection and look book. Since then, we have presented two catwalk collections during London Fashion Week as part of the Fashion Scout platform. CIMONE is based in London, where each garment is hand crafted and developed. Every item in the collection is nurtured throughout each stage of production, to the highest standards.

We are proud to announce that we are one of only a hand full of British designers, featuring the Met Museum's prestigious "Heavenly Bodies" exhibition this May-Oct.

We are currently offering a Student Studio Work Placement working in-house to support the design and production team.  The will vary over the coming months, as the season progresses.  This industry placement is suitable for candidates on a fashion design, or technical course, such as garment technology and/or pattern cutting.  Candidates should be studying for a BA or equivalent.

For the right candidate, this opportunity will offer a fantastic insight into the luxury fashion industry.  You will have the chance to work with, and learn from, our small, yet very professional, in-house team. Due to the size of our studio, interns will have a range of responsibilities.  Varied daily tasks will ensure that you will get a unique, and rare chance to see all sides of the business and a valuable insight into what it takes to run a start up label.

  • Be studying a practical course.
  • Must be located in London or Greater London for the duration of the Work Placement. 

Applicants should:

  • Be a proficient and comfortable with Student level work.
  • Possess good practical skills. These include, but are not limited to; a basic – good understanding of pattern-cutting, construction, hand stitching and machining.
  • Be able to use an industrial sewing machine.
  • Have a highly dedicated can-do attitude.
  • Be able to work and conduct themselves in a professional manner.
  • Be willing to take on any task large or small.
  • Be able to demonstrate a professional demeanour in the studio at all times.
  • Have a great eye for detail, level of perfectionism, and organizational skills.
  • Be a quick learner and keen to support others within the team.
  • Work well with others.
  • Be able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Have an understanding and interest in modern production methods and materials. 

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • Improved patten making skills, working along side and assisting our patternmakers.
  • Development of machining skills, taking direction from our in house seamstresses and the Creative Diorector.
  • How to organise and catalouge samples methodically.
  • How a proffessional fitting is conducted and seeing how to communicate with patternmakers.
  • Viewing the collection from concept to outcome, being involved with presentation, and taught how to communicate ideas clearly to a team.
  • Developing details for potential use within the collection.


To apply please send your CV and a brief cover letter, including your availability, via the form below (no phone calls please). We will invite suitable applicants into the studio for an interview and a trial day. This will usually take place on the same day, but can, and may, be arranged at an alternative time.

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