15.06.2018

HC Pattern Cutter Apprentice - Ralph & Russo

JOB TITLE: HC PATTERN CUTTER APPRENTICE

REPORTS TO: HEAD TOILISTE

LOCATION: ATELIER

GRADE: APPRENTICE

DESCRIPTION

We have an amazing opportunity for a Pattern Cutter Apprentice to work in our Haute Couture Atelier. You will learn the process of creating toiles for bespoke garments, reflecting the design and technical requirements.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare dress forms and calico for draping
  • Copy existing patterns, adding seam allowances, marking, naming, numbering and cutting patterns pieces
  • Prepare envelops and forms accompanying the patterns with all required information, including meterage
  • Participate in the general maintenance and order of the atelier, including the daily preparation of the irons
  • Communicates with the studio assistant regarding supplies that needs ordering and for logging of the finalized patterns

REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of garment construction
  • Be able to interpret a design sketch with creativity
  • Have a good understanding of current trends and proposition
  • Have a good eye for details
  • Ability to understand different methods of pattern cutting
  • Be a strong communicator
  • Be able to build strong relationship whilst having excellent communications skills

ROLE SPECIFICATION

This role is available on the Level 3 Fashion and Textiles Apprenticeship programme. This is an18 month programme where you will spend one day a week training for the qualification at the Fashion Technology Academy.

This job description is not intended to be exhaustive and you may be asked to carry out any other reasonable request by your line manager or a member of the Ralph & Russo management team. The contents of this job description may alter from time to time in accordance with the business requirements.

To apply for the apprenticeship submit your CV to apprenticeships@fashion-enter.com