Design Intern

Amsterdam (Stad), Noord-Holland (NL)
08 Aug 2022
11 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

GAUGE81 is a young fast-growing fashion start-up based on the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam. Through the use of striking angles and playful proportions, GAUGE81 (pronounced GO-SH eighty-one) blurs the line between evening and casual wear. Indisputably feminine, the brand is a study in contrast and retro references that are at once familiar and completely unexpected.


Our activities include everything from the design, sourcing and manufacturing of the collections as well as marketing and PR. Our clients include Net a Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Moda Operandi and Brown’s Fashion.


The intern will learn skills necessary to perform the following tasks: 


  • Collection research and sketching Draping silhouettes and volumes on the mannequin Preparing and adjusting patterns Prototyping and assisting on fittings Generally supporting the Design team with all relevant tasks Working closely together with Development and Production teams to bring a beautiful collection to life



Technical knowledge required:

  • You have good basic knowledge of draping, sewing and pattern making. Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator Apple Keynote Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Teams, Excel) Not required, but nice extras: digital 3D programmes and/or pattern making programmes



Your profile: 

  • You are enthusiastic about design and atelier work You have a passionate spirit for fashion and craftsmaship You are detail oriented and have a sharp eye for silhouette, colour and concept development You are a strong team player with a sense of curiosity and artistic sensibility



What we offer: 

  • Together with your teammates, you will oversee the complete development of designs, from sketch to final sample.  You will sharpen your knowledge and skills in draping, pattern making and sewing. You will be working in an inspiring and always active atmosphere.  You’ll be part of a young and diverse team.  A lovely office in central Amsterdam and everything the city has to offer A monthly internship fee

Start date: 1 Sept 2022

Are you interested in a fun and educational internship?

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