Thursday, May 17, 2018

Full time summer internship at Abi Ferrin

Full time summer internship at Abi Ferrin located in Dallas, TX. The company prefer 35-40 hours/week for summer interns(unpaid). The responsibilities is different for design studio on a day to day basis as it goes from production (learn and experience the process of making a garment from beginning to finish) to styling (assisting on marketing photo shoot or pulling styles for a trunk show event) and operations (the process of getting the finished good to vendor, our retail store, or client).
Contact Annie Wang at annie@abiferrin.com if interested.

Annie Wang
Operations Coordinator 

214-565-9777
www.abiferrin.com

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Technical Designer position at the Bioworld

 BIOWORLD

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Bioworld Merchandising is a leading design and distribution company of licensed and private label apparel, headwear & accessories to all retails channels. We collaborate with some of the most widely recognized brand and retail partners in the world. Employees of Bioworld consider it to be an honor and a privilege to be part of the hottest, most creative, dynamic company in the industry! We are seeking skilled candidates who are excited to join this amazing team! 
We Believe in Great Brands: Our goal is to translate the brand story into product that is as innovative and distinctive as the brand itself. 
Creative Culture: Our multi-disciplinary team brings to our brand partners a unique mix of creative product design paired with merchandising expertise. We prize collaboration and believe innovation comes from a diversity of creative ideas. 
We are the Market: Our team believes in full immersion to gain insight into retail markets, contemporary culture and consumer reaction. 
POSITION OVERVIEW
The Technical Designer manages new development and adopted product in the assigned product area from concept to final fit approval.  Daily tasks includes creating, maintaining and organizing specifications within their area of responsibility.  Works closely with Senior Technical Designer to maintain consistency and integrity of fit and quality standards through mannequin and/or live model fittings and technical written spec packages.
QUALIFICATIONS
·      Minimum 5 years experience as technical designer/spec technician/pattern maker.
·      Minimum 3 years experience preferred in juniors wear.
·      Strong understanding of fit and construction in clothing.
·      Strong Flat Technical sketching skills.
·      Advanced hand-pattern making and grading is a must. Digital patterning is a plus.
·      Advanced fabric draping, construction and sewing skills.
·      Knowledge and thorough understanding of ISO stitch and seam types terminology.
·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·      Excellent time management and organizational skills.
·      PLM or comparable, computer literate including Excel, Word, Illustrator, Photoshop.
·      Self-motivated, creative problem solver, excellent at multi-tasking.
·      Degreed professional with advanced knowledge of apparel construction and can provide solution-based remedies when faced with stringent deadlines and unforseeable obstacles that may hinder-production.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
·      Attends development meetings with designers or retailers.  Responsible to determine all technical fit/spec related requirements for Juniors Wear.
·      Responsible for technical design process from initial development to final fit for a broad classification of Juniors wear products.
·      Independently analyze fit on a live model and clearly communicate fit and construction changes in an effective and concise manner using internal tools.
·      Responsible for the fit sample evaluation, size grading process, generating flat technical sketches and correcting fit issues.
·      Manage workflow, prioritizing and consistent follow through with factories on production orders and reorders.
·      Prioritize and processes samples for production as submitted via the sales team or merchandizers.
·      Provides support to the graphic design team in conjunction with the presentation garment in relation to product development through graded nesting AI or Gerber files in which to size art .
·       Coordinates samples and works directly with factory to track preproduction in relation to fit.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
BA in fashion design or merchandising with a solid understanding of PLM, developing apparel specifications and managing multiple tasks.
BUSINESS HOURS
Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm, or as needed to meet business goals and objectives
ATTIRE
Appropriate Business Casual Attire

If interested, contact Nicole Hoang at nicoleh@bioworldmerchandising.com.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Technical designer position at Francesca’s

Francesca’s is currently looking for a full-time and temp technical designer. If interested, click the link below to apply,
https://francescas.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Home_Office_Opportunities/job/Home-Office/Technical-Designer_REQ145-1

Friday, May 4, 2018

production assistant at Diana Couture Studio

Diana Couture Studio is a maker of fabulously functional bags and things for knitters and crocheters. Diana Couture Studio is looking for a production assistant to work in the studio, located in the Lower Greenville area of Dallas, 12-15 hours a week.
Main job duties consist of prep for production and post-prodction tasks such as attaching snaps and hang tags. There are opportunities for other tasks as well, such as photographing and posting merchandise to online store and sourcing/ordering materials. Must live in Dallas or have reliable transportation. Please email resume to Diana at diana@dianacouturestudio.com.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Paid Internship Opportunity at Trenditions

Paid Fashion Design Internship Opportunity

Trenditions supplies fashion accessories and apparel to the largest retailers in the Western and Farm and Ranch channel.  We license some of the biggest names in our industry including Hooey and Justin Boots and have developed an in-house and fun CatchflyTM apparel brand. If you want to be challenged, work with great people, have an opportunity for personal and professional growth, and make a difference we would like to talk with you about an internship right away.

We value your unique eye for design.  Our design team is energized and ready to respond to our retail market with fun and exciting clothing and accessories pieces that are sold to more than 1300 retail locations in North America.  As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our awesome design team as they prepare our seasonal product offerings. You will see and learn how we take an idea and bring it to market from beginning of the process until the end.  We would also love your help with line drawing patterns, photoshoots and our social media initiative too!

This internship is paid at $10.00 /hour. 

A typical day:
·       Create spec packs.
·       Measure clothing.
·       Participate in product costing and design meetings.
·       Swatch library maintenance.
·       Design patterned line drawings.
·       Fabric and material selection.
·       Photo editing.

Keys to Success:
·       Strong computer skills -  Photoshop, Illustrator.
·       An energetic, likable personality.
·       Willingness to learn.
·       A superior work ethic.
·       Effective communication skills.
·       Affinity to Western or Farm and Ranch lifestyle.
     
    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

Interested?  Please send a resume to jobs@trenditions.com.



Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Internship Opportunity at Alice + Olivia

Product Development Internship position open for the summer 2018 at Alice + Olivia in New York City

If interested, email cover letter and resume to Ms. Sarah Thompson at sarah.thompson@aliceandolivia.com.

Senior Gallery show

Senior Gallery show

Welch Street Complex #1: The Fashion Experience is a show that aims to bring visibility to the effort designers put into their work and to showcase their past work through the years of being in the fashion program. The show follows the design process of the 2018 graduating class of fashion design students whose Senior Collections will be walking the runway at ArtWear, the senior fashion show on May 5th. From pattern-making, to draping, to sketch development, to muslins, and finally to a garment, all steps of the conceptual development process are laid out in the gallery as a reminder of the behind the scenes work that is often overlooked. 

The reception is May 3rd at 5PM.