Garment Technologist

East London
Up to £15pph
Freelance

Create have teamed up with a Luxury women’s ready-to-wear fashion designer whose famous for creating striking brocade cocktail dresses and floor-sweeping lace gowns in vivacious prints and fine fabrics. They are in need of an experienced Garment Technologist ideally someone with knitwear and menswear experience. A studio based role, supporting aspects of the Technical and Development team functions. To support the end to end quality of fit and construction, maintaining required quality levels. This role reports into the Development and Technical Senior Manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·Creation of accurate garment construction for seasonal collections – engineered to support margin requirements and production capabilities.

·Support design in the development of product maintaining required aesthetic integrity.

·Participation in pre-production fittings and management of comments and size charts to pattern and production teams.

·Accurate measurement of garments for fit meeting

·Accurate management of software admin and data input – fit, construction comments and size charts.

·Product management relating to technical specification

·Creation of seasonal line list and maintenance of sealing tracker

·Identification of and management of risk attributes within garments

·Management of blocks and constructional quality standards

·Support in the sealing process for production handover

·Participation of creation and management of product standards and manuals

·Identify opportunities for cost engineering improvement.

·Involvement in pre-show / shoot activities

Requirements:

·Degree level or similar

·3+ years of experience within an apparel or related industry

·Knowledge of apparel construction & fit

·Pattern cutting and grading skills would be an advantage

·Manufacturing experience

·Testing knowledge would be an advantage

·PLM / PDM experience would be an advantage

·MS office skills

·Initiative and drive

·Team player

·Good communication skills

·Organised and efficient

If you are interested in this role please submit your up to date cv

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.