Create have teamed with a men’s and women’s wear brand whose Inspiration comes from London’s east end and international street culture
The design department consists of a small team based in London, Shoreditch.
Who are looking for a new garment technologist that will divide their time between the men’s and womenswear. The job role consist largely of garment technologist duties as well as some aspects of a production manager role. They are looking for someone that is hands on and who can own the role. They are a small team who are involved in the product from start to finish.
About the role
Product development for Main collections and specials: Men’s and Women’s
Keep excel development worksheet up to date for each season.
Liaise with and advise designers on garment construction and correct finishes for the brand.
Advise print designers on correct print placement for the garment.
Assisting designers with size specs and correct blocks to use for factory tech packs.
Measuring and logging all development samples.
Organise and carry out fitting sessions for all development samples with designers.
Complete all detailed production comments for factories to follow (comments must be clear for overseas workrooms to understand). Liaise with all factories regarding garment construction issues.
Returning samples to appropriate factories, follow up and chase development samples with factories to keep to season timeline.
SMS must be measured, photographed fitted and logged.
PPS must be requested and approved where appropriate before production.
Wearer trials to be requested when needed.
All grading must be approved before bulk production.
Fabrics and colour must be approved before bulk production
Request paper patterns from factories to inspect and adjust major fit problems manually (sleeves etc.)
Minor pattern adjustments.
Approve all composition and wash care labels.
Approve and develop all trims and swing tickets.
Devise the time line each season for the design team and all factories to work towards.
Excel work sheets; all samples must be logged for new season.
Chasing samples to arrive on time for SMS.
SMS worksheet per factory; completed each season and up to date with all fabric compositions and wash care instructions.
Assisting with CAD information for show room book.
Customer garment complaints to be investigated and filed.
Agents require a worksheet with major fit changes for SMS.
Measuring and logging all samples.
Assisting the warehouse with any garment queries.
Adjust/update Religion body spec if required.
Advertise for fitting models.
5 years experience as a garment tech in a fashion company/ supplier required
Able to use photoshop, illustrator, excel and word
Experience with and/ or knowledge of patterns: being able to make small pattern adjustments
We require the applicant to be flexible and divide their time between the Men’s and women’s collection
The applicant needs to hands on and help out wherever needed
The applicant needs to be able to work independently and show initiative
The applicant needs to be confident and able to work in a fast pace environment
Multi product experience a must
Must have extensive knowledge of grading and tech packs
The applicant needs to be organised and be able to work autonomously
If this role interests you please click “Apply” alternatively please send your CV to Sorcha@createrec.co.uk.