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Technical Design Internship

April 4, 2017

Here at August Silk, Inc. an intern in the department of technical design will gain an understanding of how construction and fit are incorporated into a final garment. You will work with designers to translate their desired styling into a well-constructed and fitted garment, and help bring their vision to life.

You will help take samples and create fit and style-related measurements, as well as help create details such as stitches and other components. An internship in the technical design department will help you become well-rounded, and understand the life cycle of how a garment is made from start to finish.

This is paid position for a technical design internship 2-3 days a week, with flexible hours. This is a great opportunity for a student or recent grad to be exposed and gain experience to the technical and product development aspect of the business.

 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Filing of specs for each division and season
  • Helping to prepare packages to send overseas to factories.
  • Measurements of protos/fit samples according to specs
  • Preparation for fittings
  • Help process fit photos for tech comments
  • Organize and maintain sample bins in the tech office
  • Occasionally use Illustrator and/or Photoshop to define measurements and garment details such as fit corrections with photos, editing sketches, or creating diagrams
  • Occasionally attend a fitting for proto samples or bulk production

 

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree within the apparel industry
  • Knowledge of how to measure garments
  • Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop is a plus

 

Please send resumes to stephaniegaynor@augustsilk.com