Couture and Bridal Machinist

Location
Battersea, London, SW11 4AU
Salary
Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted
28 Apr 2022
Closes
28 May 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vivienne Westwood Limited is looking for an experienced Couture and Bridal Machinist to join the team at our Head Office in London.

JOB DESCRIPTION


• Working closely with designers and pattern cutters to create finished products
• Experienced in making first samples with high end luxury finishing techniques and sewing skills, including hand sewing, lace manipulation, applique, sewing with sequins, crystals and embroideries.
• Working with delicate fabrics such as silks, chiffons, georgettes, organza and tulle.
• Ability to read and interpret patterns and accurately work with measurements
• Understanding of garment design and the construction of corsetry is a necessity.


CRITERIA


• Luxury experience is absolutely essential; the ideal candidate should have experience working with a couture brand.
• Excellent communication skills are a must, also able to work within a small team.
• The candidate must be positive and proactive with their work attitude, and remain calm under press, whilst being available to work overtime during busy periods.
• A minimum of 5 years’ work experience, references are essential.

Vivienne Westwood is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by local government laws.

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