Fashion Design Intern
We are currently searching for an energetic, detail-oriented and passionate intern to work alongside the designer and AK team at our Chicago office. The internship is designed to expose students to all aspects of fashion design and running a small business as they assist with design, production, marketing, and so much more.
Deadline: October 9, 2019
What you’ll be responsible for:
Assisting head pattern maker with pattern updates and muslin samples for fittings
Assisting with cutting fabrics and patterns
Sourcing fabrics and trims for sample production samples
Analyzing patterns to create cutters musts for prototypes and samples
Assisting with photoshoots
Assisting with everyday tasks – organizational and administrative
What you’ll learn:
Pattern making, cutting and sewing skills
How to build strong business relationships with your team, clients and vendors
The ideal candidate is/has:
Passion for the fashion industry & small businesses
Coursework or completed degree in Fashion Design
Experience with pattern drafting, draping, and cutting
Experiencing cutting and sewing fabrics
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) a plus, but not required
A good eye for design and a creative spirit
A positive attitude with willingness to work hard
Self-starter, detail oriented, dedicated
The internship requires up to 15 hours a week, flexible for the right candidate.
The internship is unpaid and intended to be educational, inspirational and purposeful. Eligible for class credit.
How to apply:
Send your resume and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Fashion Design Intern” in the subject line.
Answer the following questions in your email:
What is your weekly availability (days/hours)
How many hours can you commit to weekly?
How soon can you start and can you commit to three months with the AK team?
Is there anything else you’d like us to know?
Please include all requested information or your application will NOT be considered.
No phone calls.
Can’t wait to hear from you! xo