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Garment Technologist

Job title: Garment Technologist
Contract type: Freelance
Location: London
Industry: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 410222
Contact name: Jessica Jacobs
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We are currently recruiting a new garment technologist to work on a freelance basis.
Expert lingerie, bra-sizing and grading knowledge is essential as well as specialist activewear construction and fabrication experience. Someone who's worked for luxury brands would be ideal as our styles use luxury construction techniques which need to be monitored closely in quality control.

Main responsibilities

• responsible for scheduling sample shipments to and from factories receiving ahead of fittings
• to measure and make check all samples ahead of fitting
• attend and lead fittings held in London office
• all style specs to be updated with fit comments, amended measurement chart for next sample as well as annotated fit photos
• consolidate grade rules for product across all factories and approve graded specs for
production



Essential skills

• experience in luxury high end construction with a keen eye for detail
• specialist knowledge in lingerie and activewear garment construction and function is essential
• expert grading knowledge particularly for lingerie/bra sizing
• excellent Excel skills and organisation
• ability to manage shipments of samples to and from factories - some work will be remote e.g. measuring samples, fit comment follow up
• fittings to attend in person in west London
• an independent worker who can take ownership of styles from proto stage through to PPS
approvals for bulk production
• good knowledge of fabric care, wash and wearer trial procedure
• excellent time management scheduling sample shipments and fittings in accordance with development critical path for production sign off

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