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Senior Seamstress / Dressmaker

Listing ID: 652973

Senior Seamstress / Dressmaker

Type of Position: Freelance Job
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Ralph & Russo
Location: South Kensington, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Twitter Handle: @ralphandrusso
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 2 days
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 of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture and sought after by women worldwide. Specialising in luxury accessories and couture, the brand is revered for producing designs that are at once feminine, contemporary and perfectly unique.

Beloved by international royalty and celebrities alike, 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 are currently looking for experienced senior seamstresses to join our Atelier in London. It’s an amazing opportunity to join a leading luxury Haute Couture brand and be involved in the creation of beautiful bespoke garments.
 
Responsibilities:
 

  • Reading and understanding of patterns and fabrics
  • Moulding lace and fabrics
  • Fusing
  • Taking measurements
  • Using the pattern to cut out the fabric pieces
  • Tackling the fabric pieces together for a fitting
  • Fitting the garment and making adjustments to create a perfect fit
  • Use the cups and the wire
  • Pin hem (by both hand and machine)
  • Zip apply (by both hand and machine) 
Requirements:
 
  • Experience from luxury womenswear brand 
  • Confident with delicate fabrics like chiffon, lace, etc
  • Experience with drapping: soft and fitted pleats (in all differents materials)
  • Able to French Seam (3mm)
  • Good team communication skills
  •  Able to work efficiently to tight deadlines 
  • 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.
 Successful applicants will be invited to attend a trial day at our Atelier.

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