Junior Garment Technologist

East London
£25K
Perm

Create have teamed up with a bold fashion house, that fast became known for the use of drape, cut and understanding of the female form, with its designs worn by the world’s most recognised women. They are currently looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Junior Garment Technologist to join the Product Team.

As Junior Garment Technologist you will work directly with their current Junior Garment Technologist, Technical Manager and Technical Admin Assistant across all stages of the fitting process, along with the creative directors and design / product development teams. This brand works in a fast-paced environment, therefore willingness to learn and take part in all aspects of the fitting process, and a passion for your work are key. There is a lot of
invaluable experience to be learnt as part of their small team and growing company, so this is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
• 3 years’ experience within a technical department
• Experience of leading fittings and recording & sending fit comments
• Understanding of pattern cutting, good knowledge of fabrics, technical components and sewing techniques
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment, ensuring critical path is honoured
• Experience within a luxury womenswear brand with fashion week experience preferred
• Experience reading and approving fabric/mill reports
• An understanding of complex garment construction
• Maintaining good relationships and communication with our supply base
• Tenacious, assertive, and determined attitude with excellent attention to detail
• Good negotiation, organisational and problem-solving skills
• Hard working nature
• Dedicated and committed person willing to progress as the company grows
• Travel may be required
• Advanced in Excel
• Experienced in Adobe programmes
• Experienced in Zedonk

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Leading fit sessions from press / SMS stage through to pre-production fitting
• Ensuring clear fit comments and measurements are communicated to factories in a timely manner, considering design aesthetic, factory capability and fabric end use
• To ensure supplier base submit measurement specs prior to fitting
• Ensure garments are measured prior to fitting
• Ensure minimum measurements are followed
• Ensure grading rules are followed and sizing is consistent across the collection
• Measure all samples to ensure measurements are to spec
• Maintain golden rules and minimum make standards to ensure quality standards are adhered to
• Ensure fit/design changes after SMS is communicated to relevant departments
• Signing off final pre-production fit with creative director
• Awareness and management of key dates within the critical path for assigned categories across all fit stages
• Seasonal market research in fit, sizing and finishing
• Good knowledge of fabric and trim testing. Ability to read and approve mill and lab test reports against testing requirements
• Manage any size and quality issues that may arise
• Assess any consumer and wholesale returns
• Participate in seasonal imagery meeting to communicate any aesthetic changes to graphics prior to ecom launch

Unfortunately, due to high volume of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted on this occasions.

If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to Sorcha@createrec.co.uk.

If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to Sorcha@createrec.co.uk.