Shona Joy/Full-time


Posted 2 Aug 2022

Closes 1 Sep 2022


  • Setting up all garment boards and keeping it updated
  • Responsible for data entry of trims and lining for SMS samples by adding information to the TechPack for the factory to follow
  • Responsible for fabric master – setting up folder to hand over to production, ensure fabric headers have designs sign-off attached for handover to production
  • Responsible for receipting in proto samples and SMS into development plan, ensuring the proto samples are added to the fit list and tagged
  • Responsible for tagging all proto samples and SMS for patternmakers
  • Responsible for handing samples to be returned to the factories to the production team for sending
  • Assist with the set-up of style information into Apparel21
  • Assist Jr PD to ensure production SMS set is 100% correct with any variances clearly documented on sample and tech pack
  • Assist Jr PD to ensure all final tech packs have been reviewed and signed off ahead of the range handover to Production team
  • Create style numbers and support in setting up Tech Pack in line with HOD brief and issue to patternmakers
  • Assist patternmakers to measure samples
  • Manage any local over-dying of fabric sampling and/or accessories in line with the sampling timeline
  • Manage all outsourcing components within the sample process – i.e., button hole, trim dying etc
  • Attend fittings on all 1st SMS, recording fit comments for both patternmakers and HOD
  • Sample cutting as and when required during busy periods to meet SMS deadlines
  • As required assist design with the creation of Technical Trade sketches to be used for production tech packs
  • Ensure sample collection is tagged and well presented for showroom
  • Setting up and maintaining photo boards for proto samples and SMS across all categories
  • Support in creation and maintenance of Range Book each season
  • Support in creation of Features & Benefits for each style prior to selling
  • Steam samples on arrival
  • Check DHL status with production to see if parcels arrive
  • Create and Maintain Proto Fit board after every fit and send to design team
  • Organise and send parcels- local and international
  • File and sort Fabrics & trims
  • Internal sample management between departments
  • Create Lab dip Request forms
  • Support in setting up copy over tech packs
  • Prepare swatches to send to Bryon


  • Ensure all samples required for the shoot are checked, correct, steamed and packed a day ahead of the scheduled shoot
  • Assist with transporting the samples from office to the shoot location/studio
  • Assist with dressing of model on the day
  • Provide general support and assistance to the HOD and team on the day


  • Good technical knowledge of design and garment construction and sample cutting skills
  • Must hold a degree or equivalent qualifications in Fashion Design
  • Minimum 1-2 years industry experience in a similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills using Photoshop, Illustrator/InDesign, Excel, Outlook/Gmail
  • Must have strong numerical skills and experience calculating/ assessing yield
  • estimates and developing costings
  • Ability to develop relationships with key suppliers and people across all levels within
  • the business
  • Extremely well organised and efficient with excellent time management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a team and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Natural problem solver, great communicator and team player

Why work with us …

  • Generous staff discounts & clothing allowance
  • Competitive salary
  • A friendly, collaborative, and supportive working environment
  • Focus on responsible business practices & sustainability
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Working from home opportunities for eligible staff (1 day per week)
  • Access to end of trip facilities onsite
  • Ongoing health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Fully stocked kitchen including fresh produce & barista coffee machine
  • Easy to access office in Rosebery, close to public transport