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Studio Assistant Work Placement

Listing ID: 460683

Studio Assistant Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Emilio de la Morena
Location: London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: Minimum 1 month
Hours: Full Time
Reference Number: 071116001om
Compensation: Unpaid Student Work Placement (no allowance / expenses)
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 21 hours
About: Emilio de la Morena is a fashion brand that designs and manufactures luxury womenswear. The brand was created in 2005. Emilio is the creative director of the brand. Its first collection in February 2007 won the New Generation Award and pieces from the collection were bought by the Museum of Textiles and Fashion in Barcelona for its permanent exhibit. Since then, the brand has built a commercial customer base that has included leading department stores and boutiques around the world.

The brand has an influential group of celebrity brand ambassadors including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss, Countess Debonaire von Bismarck, Kim Hersov, Plum Sykes, Leighton Meester, Olivia Palermo, Lucinda Chambers, Caroline Winberg, Caroline Issa, Chelsea Leyland and Edie Campbell. Emilio de la Morena is a Spanish artisan with a London aesthetic. The brand’s aesthetic is sexy and chic. The fabrics used by the brand are typically luxurious matte silks and wools with understated ornamentation. Emilio’s backg

A luxury London Fashion Week RTW label is currently offering a Studtio Assistant Work Placement for students who are career driven.   The preference is for a full time assistant however we are open to discussing other options.

Responsibilities

  • Studio duties including: cutting, trimming, hand stitching, pattern, toiling, sampling, embroidery, studio organisation, inventory control and daily admin tasks for the studio manager, in-house pattern cutter and sample machinist.
  • Design duties including: design development such as research, drawing, draping, fabric manipulation, print and daily admin tasks for the First Designer Assistant, Senior Designer and Creative Director.
  • Show duties including: assistant fittings, dressing and any admin jobs before the show and during back stage preparation.
  • Sales period: assisting in creating commercial pieces, costings and completing garments for showroom and sales events.

Required Skills

  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible
  • Responsive
  • Hands on
  • Able to take responsibility for tasks
  • Willingness to learn (essential)
  • Fashion or design background
  • Have a basic knowledge and understanding of current trends
  • Must be willing to work across all departments and assist with essential tasks
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Passionate, patient and have endurance
  • Good eye for detail
  • Excellent time keeping

What you will learn (depends on each person's personal skills and wellingness):

  • Working as a team alongside with professionals
  • Skills which are stated in the Responsibilities section including cutting, trimming, hand stitching, pattern, toiling, sampling, embroidery, studio organisation, inventory control and daily admin tasks for the studio manager, in-house pattern cutter and sample machinist such.

To apply submit the following:

  • Application
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Portfolio 4-6 pages (maximum file size: 1MB, anything larger will not be considered)

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