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Senior Couture Tailor

Listing ID: 600776

Senior Couture Tailor

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Ralph & Russo
Location: Mayfair, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Start Date: Immediate start
Twitter Handle: @ralphandrusso
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 weeks 1 day
About: Established in London in 2007 by Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, Ralph & Russo is a luxury superbrand internationally acclaimed as the first British guest member in over a century to be accepted by the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. Specialising in luxury accessories and couture, the brand is revered for producing designs that are at once feminine, contemporary and perfectly unique.

Beloved by women worldwide, Ralph & Russo is a brand committed to innovation and the values of savoir faire. With design and craftsmanship at its heart, each creation is skilfully designed and directional, commingling art and technology to produce the most extraordinary of pieces.

Available internationally - online and through a network of global boutiques - Ralph & Russo is a magnetic force for the romantic, elegant and empowered woman of today.

Ralph & Russo is a luxury superbrand, specialising in Accessories and Haute Couture. We are renowned for producing designs that are at once feminine, contemporary and perfectly unique.

Description:

 We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Couture Tailor to join our Atelier in Hyde Park Corner. It is an amazing opportunity to join a leading luxury Haute Couture brand and be involved in the creation of beautiful bespoke garments.

Responsibilites:

  • Creating bespoke tailored pieces from start to finish from flat pattern and/or calico toile
  • Sorting, inspecting, measuring and cutting fabrics using traditional sewing and tailoring techniques to achieve excellent results
  • Performing hand sewing to make fashion repairs or alter garments and linens according to deparment policies
  • Altering gament join parts, using needle and thread or sewing machine to form finished garment
  • Sewing buttons and buttonsholes to finish garment
  • Pressing garment, using hand iron or pressing machine
  • Operating industrial sewing machines, changing needles and threads in a safe efficient manner
  • Coaching and supporting development of team members
Requirements:
  • 5 to 10 years experience in hand tailoring
  • Superior hand-eye coordination and dexterity are essential attributes
  • Excellent sewing ability
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, multitask and manage time
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a high pressure, deadline oriented and fast paced environment
  • Must be able to use a ruler and read measurements
At Ralph & Russo, we like to deliver results with pace and quality. If you are resilient, work well under pressure and want to work for a growing and inspirational brand, we would love to hear from you.

Please send us your CV and Portfolio by using our internal link.


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