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Designers Assistant Placement

Listing ID: 693090

Designers Assistant Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: A.V.ROBERTSON
Location: Canary Wharf, East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 6 weeks
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Start Date: Early August
Compensation: Uncompensated (No Allowance / Expenses)
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 weeks 5 days
About: A.V.ROBERTSON, the label specialising in embellished womenswear and accessories was launched in 2015 by Amie Victoria Robertson. The designer studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, graduating in 2014. After working at Marc Jacobs in Paris and collaborating with ASOS on the Autumn Winter 15 capsule collection ASOS X A.V.ROBERTSON, the luxury label was founded. In February 2016 the brand made its debut show with Fashion East at London Fashion Week, showcasing a 14 piece collection for Autumn Winter 16. The Show styled by Katie Grand and including a parade of models such as Edie Campbell, Molly Bair, Georgia Jagger and Anna Cleveland was presented at The Tate Britain. The collection inspired by 'Other-worldly Wanderers' signified the brand's trademark aesthetic, combining contemporary embellishment specific to the label, with modern and wearable silhouettes.

A.V.ROBERTSON is offering a Work Placement opportunity for a Student to join their small team to assist with womenswear design and pattern cutting for their London Fashion Week show in September.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with pattern cutting
  • Sourcing and organizing fabrics
  • Organizing factory packs
  • Helping with final adjustments in the lead up to the show

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • Knowledge of working at a fashion house and the processes involved in creating a collection
  • Pattern Cutting techniques and experience
  • Understanding of design and fabrics 
  • Knowledge of production and the procedures involved
  • The experience of working in the lead up to a show
  • Experience of working backstage at a show

The candidate must have:

  • Pattern cutting skills/knowledge, and able to provide a small portfolio/images of recent work
  • Must be dedicated and passionate about working with the brand
  • Excellent time management
  • Enthusiasm and motivation

Application:

Apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.


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