Atelier Assistant

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
08 Jun 2021
02 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

A studio based role, supporting both atelier and technical functions across different development cycles and departments. Helping to drive the efficiency, quality and organisation. This role reports into the Atelier and Technical manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Booking freelance machinists throughout the season. Pre-empting busy periods to ensure there is sufficient staff whilst being respectful of the atelier budget at all times
  • Assisting the Atelier manager in setting up the daily work for all machinists and pattern cutters. 
  • Maintaining the sample room planner throughout the day for greater visibility and logging of sample room output
  • Problem solving any construction or pattern issues where possible and ensuring the correct pattern cutter or garment tech is involved when necessary
  • Communicating and sending machinist feedback forms to technical and pattern cutting teams to ensure construction problems are addressed
  • Tracking and logging stock levels of fabric, trims and equipment. Ordering new supplies as necessary
  • Raise PO’s for any atelier orders; signing off invoices as they arrive
  • QC all samples and work completed within the sample room to ensure high standards of quality are consistently maintained
  • Taking accurate measurements of pre-production garments prior to fit meeting
  • Logging and archiving of development and pre-production toiles
  • Supporting the technical team in the sealing process for production handover
  • Booking fitting models throughout the season
  • Supporting the technical team with swatch tests, QC reports and repeat tech pack creation


  • Degree level or similar
  • 2+ years of experience within an atelier at luxury positioning
  • Good knowledge of garment construction, raw materials and components
  • Organised, efficient and critical path focused
  • Initiative and drive
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • MS office skills