Studio Assistant Placement
René Scheibenbauer graduated from Central Saint Martins where his collection ‘Empathy, Connection, Play was awarded the runner up of ‘L'Oréal Professionel Young Talent Award’. Following his graduation, René Scheibenbauer founded his eponymous label in 2018.
The designer employs a therapeutic quality within clothing and movement practices, utilizing interdiciplinary performace as a design methodology. His research places a focus on social and collaborative aspects, and is integral to research, design development and presentation.
René Scheibenbauer is offering a Studio Student Work Placement opportunity. You will be working closely within the team with pattern cutting, working on mock-ups, toiling, and production related tasks such as research, linesheet making, communication with manufactures.
The given tasks will give you a better understanding of pattern cutting and machine sewing as well as organisational and planning skills for putting together a fashion collection as well as steps that are required to prepare a collection for production. What you will be doing: - Pattern Cutting and manufacture development toiles - Sourcing Materials - Organizing the studio space and pattern archive - Communicate with suppliers and manufacturers - Create spec sheets, line sheets, flat drawings What you will learn / we will teach you: - Develop a strong understanding Pattern Cutting and Machine Sewing and Fabric Cutting - Techniqual skills involving how to handle different fabrics, working with trimms and making finishings - How a small studio organizes and prepares a show - An understanding of design critical path - How a small studio organizes and developes a collection for production - How to build a collection and range planning - Creating spec sheets, line sheets, flat drawings
- Enthusiastic and positive attitude
- Student level experience of pattern cutting and sewing toiles
- Highly organized
- Self-motivated and earger to learn quick
- Have good foundation of pattern cutting and sewing skills
- Have some experience working with Illustrator and Photoshop
- Have good organizational skills
- Able to take on self-directed project
Please submit your application with a link or file to your visual portfolio.