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Fashion and Textiles Design Placement (Kickstart 6 Month Paid Placement)

At a glance

West Carolina LTD
£8.91 per hour
Closing date
6 Month Placement
25 hours per week

This advert is to express your interest in this Kickstart placement, not to apply for it, an advisor will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

About West Carolina

During London Fashion Week, Fashion Designer Ana Carolina launches her own label – West Carolina – with a Concept Store in Hackney. The interactive store is to celebrate what West Carolina is about:

Diversity. Self expression. Imagination.

Alongside the clothing, you will find art pieces and printed backdrops that encourage interaction and the perfect selfie!

The Role

This role will teach you:

  • Fashion and textiles design
  • Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Hand and machine sewing
  • Pattern cutting
  • Creating garment details
  • Developing trim ideas and embroidery
  • Upcycling and customising clothes
  • Printing t-shirts and other garments using a heat press
  • Project management using Trello
  • Communicating with the team using Slack
  • Personal development skills like meditation and creative writing are optional but highly encouraged (We practice them as a group weekly to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the team)

About You

  • Will be creative with an interest in fashion
  • Must be a self-starter and self-motivated
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills, and thrives in a collaborative environment
  • English speaking is essential
  • Sewing experience would be an advantage

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