15.06.2018

RTW Pattern Cutter Apprentice - Ralph & Russo

JOB TITLE: RTW PATTERN CUTTER APPRENTICE

REPORTS TO: HEAD OF ATELIER RTW

LOCATION: ATELIER

GRADE: APPRENTICE

DESCRIPTION

We have an amazing opportunity for a Pattern Cutter Apprentice to work within our RTW Atelier creating beautiful samples for our collections. You will learn step by step creation of patterns, reflecting all design and technical requirements.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and cut fabric according to the pattern, using block fusing if necessary
  • Contribute to the creation of the patterns:
  • Pinning and tracing onto fabric
  • Pattern tracing
  • Thread marking
  • If required, assist with fittings and follow up on these fittings by taking notes and photos
  • Pack garments to the highest standard following the Ralph & Russo style
  • Prepare envelopes 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, running errands if required

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 an 18-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 this role submit your CV to apprenticeships@fashion-enter.com