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Established in 2000, in London, as a stall within Camden Market. Over the past 20 years, Collectif has grown to have two London based stores in Camden & Old Spitalfields and another boutique in Brighton. We design and manufacture our own clothing and all prints are unique and created in-house. Collectif specialises in 1940s, 50s, 60s, & 70s inspired pieces across womenswear, menswear, and Shoes.

Garment Technologist 

JOB INFORMATION

Location: Primarily working remotely with in-person fittings at Head Office (Royal Victoria Docks)

Working Time: Full-Time (40 Hrs Mon-Fri)

Industry: Independent Fashion Brand

Level: Middleweight 

Contract: Fixed Term - until end Feb 2022

 ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a Garment Technologist on a fixed term contract to add to our established, exciting & accomplished team. This is an exciting opportunity, to join the in-house Collectif design development team at our docklands based Head Office.

The Garment Technologist oversees every stage of garment production, from design specs to manufacture. They are involved in advising on the correct fabric and techniques to achieve the desired design. They ensure the sizing, fitting and testing of the pre-production garments. This role requires a close working relationship with our designers, sample and production facility in China as well as FOB factories worldwide to ensure sampling and production is confirmed and things are running smoothly.

RESPONSIBILITIES

We are a digital business; it is essential that all candidates are fully proficient with completing this role on a computer. 

Create design specifications with measurements and construction methods appropriate for the design and fabric chosen. 

Responsible for checking the fitting, measurements and the workmanship of the garments and giving final approval.

Create a final Production Spec Sheet with the assistance of the Garment Tech Assistant. 

Main point of contact for our sampling and production facility as well as FOB factories for any queries on garment construction, fitting, design/ production specifications and giving final approvals. 

Communicating with key accounts for collaborations. 

 Tracking samples on the critical path 

Oversee the Garment Tech assistant for production fabric confirmations, PP/ Top sample approvals and wash care labels 

Input on size charts and grading, working on blocks and rules to ensure fitting is consistent and information given to our customer is clear and correct 

Responsible for managing models for fittings and holding fit sessions in our Docklands office

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience as a Garment Technologist or a similar role 

  • Willingness for international travel (subject to Government guidelines)

  • Strong organisation skills & a high level of accuracy are required

  • Keen attention to detail

    Computer literacy – use of Microsoft suite is essential 

  • Proficient with adobe suite and creating CADs on illustrator 

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Problem solving and decision making 

  • The ability to work under pressure 


    Please contact hr@collectif.co.uk to apply

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