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Pattern Cutting Protégé  (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

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London, United Kingdom
Internship, Arts/Creative/Design, English
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Pattern Cutting Protégé I London I (COMPANY NAME) Careers

As a Pattern Cutting Protégé you will be supporting the Pattern Cutters and Sample Machinists. Collaborating with the Pattern Cutting Assistants and Interns, you will be part of a dynamic team who help (COMPANY NAME) Design Teams to realise a design from sketch to a first-to-market prototype. If you love fashion and have a passion for the crafts of pattern cutting, dress making and tailoring, this could be the opportunity for you.

What you'll be doing …

* Archive digital patterns, toiles and samples for (COMPANY NAME) Pattern Cutting Department
* Make up toiles and some sewing tasks to support sample machinists
* Ad hoc pattern cutting tasks to support the pattern cutters when needed
* Work alongside pattern cutters and have access to Gerber software
* Digitise paper patterns onto the Gerber system
* Help build a fabric/trim stockroom system for a smooth-running pattern cutting room
* Offer administration support to the Pattern Cutting Team
* Plot paper patterns and email digital patterns to suppliers and Design Team
* Keep track, update and support the Pattern Cutting Room's critical path
* Work closely with the Pattern Cutting Assistants and Interns
* Assist Pattern Cutters/Designers/Buyers during fit sessions
* Measure samples and produce costing/trim sheets to support (COMPANY NAME) Retail Teams
* Assist the Sample Cutter when needed and prepare dockets as a go-between the Pattern Cutters and Sample Machinists

We'd love to meet someone who…

* Understands who (COMPANY NAME) customers are and is able to translate trends and ideas to offer the best (COMPANY NAME) products
* Has experience in the entire process of creating a garment from design to final product
* Has previous experience of working in fashion design industry (Menswear and/or Womenswear)
* Loves working with creative Pattern Cutters, Designers, Machinists and creative individuals from all departments
* Has a good level of manual pattern cutting and draping skills (Menswear and/or Womenswear)
* Competent computer skills such as Word, Excel, Outlook, InDesign, PhotoShop etc.
* Has experience in digital pattern cutting software (ideal not essential)
* Loves working in a dynamic and fast-pace environment, and embraces changes
* Is super organised and takes initiatives everyday
* Is willing to help the others and share knowledge
* Is willing to learn new skills
* Is reliable, flexible and a team player with excellent communication skills
* Understands the balance between commercialism and creativity
* Loves a challenge and works efficiently with a positive mind set
* Performs well and thrives under pressure

What's in it for you …

* Generous salary, bonus and pension matching
* Great development program
* Amazing offices and great culture
* 25 days holiday plus one extra day for your birthday
* Subsidised gym and canteen
* Huge staff discount and regular sample sales
* Life insurance, medical care, cycle to work scheme
* And tons more….

Pattern Cutting Room at (COMPANY NAME)

(COMPANY NAME) is one of the UK's top fashion and beauty destinations, expanding globally at a rapid pace. Our values are to be Authentic, Brave and Creative, and we live and breathe these in everything we do.

The Pattern Cutting Room is part of the (COMPANY NAME) Design Team at our London HQ. An atelier of dynamic Pattern Cutters and Machinists work side by side with a diverse team of in-house Designers, creating first-to-market samples that are of the best fit and quality. The Team also collaborate with Design, Buying, CSR, Garment Tech, and many more departments.


Source: Company website
Posted on: 12 Sep 2019
Type of job: Internship
Job duration: 12 months
Languages: English
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