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Design Apprentice

Listing ID: 490618

Design Apprentice

Type of Position: Apprenticeship
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Fashion Enter Ltd
Location: London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: Entry level / Graduate - 0 - 1 years experience
Specified Hours: 9-am - 5pm
Start Date: 23rd January 2017
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 6 days
About: Fashion Enter, an award winning social enterprise, strives to be a centre of excellence for learning and development within fashion and textiles centering on the Governments apprenticeship programme. To facilitate this aim Fashion Enter has opened a London based factory and sampling studio which creates the highest possible quality standards for clients orders ranging from a quantity of 1 - 7500 a week

Job Title: Design Apprentice 

About Ankara House:
Ankara House in an online clothing store with a focus on making African print clothing that is accessible and affordable. The brand was born out of a love for fashion and a passion for showing off the beauty of Africa and the design ethos of the house is taking African print fabrics and using them to create western and contemporary styles for every woman’s everyday wardrobe.

Apprentices will be an integral part of the team, contributing to the next phase of the brand’s growth and expansion while being able to experience firsthand what it takes to build a small passion business into a viable brand. They will assist mainly with design and production, as well as get to experience general brand building and maintenance.

Responsibilities:

  • Cutting fabric to be sewn
  • Creating sample garments from sketches or composite imagery
  • Cutting patterns for garments in multiple sizes
  • Recreating already made garments in different sizes
  • Fabric, lining and trims shopping
  • Running errands, and general workspace maintenance
  • Quality control
  • Assisting on custom orders from client consultations, fittings to final productControl garment stock 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good dress making and machine sewing skills and knowledge
  • Basic knowledge or desire to learn about working with African print fabrics
  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to work with different kinds of clients
  • An ability to stay motivated and work on their own without supervision
  • An eye for colour, bright patterns and how to mix them
  • Attention to detail
  • Pattern cutting skills are preferred but not a must
  • Open minded and ready to step into any role when needed

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