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Womenswear Studio Assistant Work Placement

Listing ID: 274086

Womenswear Studio Assistant Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Sejal Anujah Shah
Location: Brent, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: Minimum 1 month up to 3 months
Hours: Part Time
Specified Hours: 10am- - 6pm
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Travel within London paid for.
Twitter Handle: @sejalanujahshah
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 13 hours
About: Sejal Anujah Shah brings together a revival of ageless couture techniques and the designers cultural heritage to create contemporary looks for the modern, international woman.

With all outfits designed and produced in house, we strive to create exclusive styles, pairing together classically sophisticated ensembles with elements of modern street style for women of all shapes and sizes. With a desire for opulence, the label wants to bring the time-honoured couture approach of bespoke, made-to-measure design to all.

We are looking to develop the label and want people who are up for this experience. This is a great opportunity to be part of something new and exciting as well as learn an array of traditional craftsmanship skills not used so much today.

From the development of patterns and production, to the marketing and visual styling of collections, this role will see you take on an all rounded, hands on approach in both the bespoke and pret-a-porter side to this label. 
We are getting ready to launch our pret-a-porter collection in our newly designed online store at the end of January and so are looking for applicants with an interest in the whole process from conception of ideas through to the promoting.

Applicants may also work on garment construction, hand finishing, small amounts of embellishment and pattern drafting. It is an opportunity to gain firsthand experience of the inner working of a small design studio - working closely with the designer and helping to develop the label further, as well as potentially learning new skills.

We are in the process of developing a high end bridal collection as well as the new online collection. This will provide applicants with an opportunity to be involved with this excited phases for the label. The role will allow applicants to try their hand at a range of aspects for the brand- including helping with the organising and execution of photoshoots for the new collections, sampling and final production of orders and aiding with the marketing campaigns. 

Applicants must be organised, punctual, detail oriented and a proactive individual. An interest in the couture level of the industry is preferable and a high standard of working is a necessity.

As a developing brand, we are looking for a Student who would be interested in growing with us as we embark on this journey, bringing new ideas to the table and having substantial input into the different parts of the brand.

Specific requirements

  • Good knowledge of garment construction
  • Ability to use industrial sewing machines
  • High quality hand sewing
  • Some understanding of pattern development
  • Styling knowledge

What you will learn:

  • Skills and techniques specific to the couture industry
  • Embroidery and applique techniques
  • Pattern development
  • Some marketing and promotion
  • Styling and visual merchandising

Application:

Please send your CV, cover letter and examples of your work to us.


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Basic pattern cutting knowledge*

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