Hope For Flowers - Head Sewist
Hope for Flowers is in search of a Head Sewist/Trainer maker for its Detroit based luxury women’s clothing line. Hope for Flowers is designed for women who are inspired by beauty and also desire to use their power as consumers to be agents for positive change in the world. At
Hope for Flowers, we believe that by incorporating positive, social and ecological practices into our sourcing and operating structures, we can imbue our products with greater substance and offer our customers an opportunity to be a part of doing while looking good. Through hard work, perseverance, and creative vision, Tracy Reese has built a reputation in the fashion industry as not only a leading talent, but also a champion for diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate’s values strongly align with Tracy’s vision of creating an equitably and sustainably manufactured clothing line that supports and benefits the local community. We hope the candidate can thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment; and contribute to supporting a sustainable, conscientious creative economy.
This full-time position will be located in Detroit and the candidate will be responsible for cutting & sewing samples and small batch production. The candidate must be highly skilled and self motivated.
-Advanced knowledge of garment construction,& fabric knowledge.
-Experience training and/or teaching people garment construction techniques
-Can read and execute Tech Packs, Cutters Must and other production
-Must know how to thread and operate a variety of sewing machines and train
-Must be able to follow and execute our curriculum to teach apprentices.
-Must have industry knowledge and be able to critique the quality of a
-Must have compassion for the learning process while also
maintainingexpectations of quality.
-A good understanding and interest in sustainable practices in the
fashionindustry, or willingness to learn.
-Must be able to problem solve and aid in strategic planning.
-Salary commensurate with experience
- Must be able to provide a cover letter, resume & a portfolio or images of work. We will also need to see garments in person once an interview has been scheduled.
-Must have at least 3-4 references. These can be previous jobs and/or personal clients.
Please submit your resume, cover letter for consideration.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $45,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- 8 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Detroit, MI 48202: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: One location