Meg Parry Studio are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated student to help support our Production Department. The candidate must be a self-starter, with good administrative skills (Word and Excel) and a can-do attitude when approaching tasks. Attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks are essential. You will be working in a team of interns and independently at times on assigned tasks, on a daily basis related to important creative projects and alongside our in-house machinist/s you will assist with the development of our in-house production. You will gain valuable experience in a real-business environment and this internship opportunity will enable you to apply your academic experience in an intellectual and challenging working environment. All applicants must still be in education and have a good technical understanding.
Please note that you need to be currently studying to be eligible to apply for this placement.
Organisation of all production trims and fabrics in the office.
Monitoring stock levels of all raw materials in the studio.
Assisting in sourcing any necessary trims required for production.
Assisting the Creative Director as required, to ensure the critical path is maintained
Quality Control of Production, including measuring samples and checking over general make
Tracking and managing the movement of all samples and shipment size sets
Archiving samples from previous seasons and creating packing lists/transfers
Cross checking invoices with packing lists and purchase orders ready for sign off
Keeping a log of faulty samples coming in and out of the business
General Admin and support to studio
Locally source materials and pickup/drop offs at local factories
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Working towards a degree or equivalent qualification with a focus on fashion and/or marketing
Good knowledge with Adobe Creative Suite
Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word
Meticulous attention to detail
Excellent communication skills with high verbal and written English language proficiency
Experience and knowledge of Pattern Cutting.
Good knowledge of garment construction.
Able to work to deadlines and prioritise
Able to think proactively and outside the box
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN / WE WILL TEACH YOU
A thorough understanding of the structure working process of a fashion independent fashion label.
Understanding of the production process including fittings, tech packs, construction and Quality Control.
Be aware of the critical paths in production and product development.
How to professionally cut and prepare seasonal production for manufacture.
An in-depth knowledge of fabrics.
An understanding of our design and development process.
How to efficiently work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
You will be based in the company studio, 86 Burlington St, Oakleigh, VIC 3166 Australia.
Internship vacancies at Meg Parry Studio are only open for applicants who are available for a minimum of 1 month.
Please note that this is an unpaid internship position but Meg Parry Studio will cover up to $100 p/m travel to/from the studio.
Please ensure you include your résumé, cover letter and any other additional materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in Meg Parry Studio.