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Freelance Garment Technologist

Listing ID: 609279

Freelance Garment Technologist

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Wåven
Location: Kensington, West London, London, UK
Hours: Varied
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Start Date: ASAP
Reporting To: Product Development & Production Manager
Twitter Handle: @wavenstudio
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 2 days
About: WÅVEN is a London-based contemporary fashion brand focusing on clean, simplistic lines and considered design. Utilising two generations of denim manufacturing expertise, Wåven blends references from art, modern culture and sophisticated emerging trends.

Wåven translates these ideals into a range of finely tuned denim with perfected fits and finishes, accompanied by a considered range of ready-to-wear and directional fashion pieces.

The Job:

  • Providing strong technical knowledge to Product Development & Production Manager and Designer. 
  • Understanding of the womenswear/ menswear manufacturing processes for denim.
  • Proving technical guidance regarding size specifications, fabric selections and garment constructions.
  • Developing fits and blocks for new ranges
  • Reviewing proto/design samples to ensure that they conform to size and design specifications.
  • Providing admin support to the Product Development & Production Manager and Designer.
  • Attending fit sessions, typing up fit notes and helping to dress and measure the fit model and samples
  • Liaising with our suppliers to relay technical and fitting details
  • Providing technical knowledge around production techniques, quality and fit during the sampling process
  • Providing solutions & knowledge to improve overall garment make up
  • Understanding of pattern cutting, amendments & fit the process
  • Support Design & Product Development through the concept stages of the range on all technical aspects of garments and cloth
  • Manage the work in progress for menswear and womenswear 

The Candidate: 

  • Has previous experience as a Garment Technologist.
  • Experience in menswear and womenswear will be great.
  • Experience with working with Bangladesh specs and factories.
  • Is a denim expert, and know how to deal with denim shrinkage and washes.
  • Demonstrates great organisational skills, extremely organized, efficient time management and the ability to prioritise tasks – these are fast paced departments!
  • Has good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, power point and Adobe illustrator will be beneficial but not necessary
  • Reliable, flexible and a team player
  • Is a Quick learner and fast worker

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