Atelier Coordinator

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
26 Sep 2022
Closes
14 Oct 2022
Function
Administration
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Casablanca are looking for an experienced Atelier Coordinator to join our team. This role would be working with our Senior Garment Technician.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organising and chairing the sketch sign off meeting with Design, Development and Atelier to discuss creation of each style. Once a pattern cutter has been allocated, organise the hand over with design of the sketch and all details.
  • Responsible for the Patter tracker. Assigning each style a code and logging designer, developer and assigned pattern cutter information. Logging all fitting and status updates so the tracker is always up to date.
  • Casting and booking models for both development and production fittings. Signing off invoices and tracking all costs in a budget.
  • Booking in fittings, allocating time slots to each garment category and notifying all relevant staff.  
  • Checking status of toiles, and what will be ready for each fitting, both within the atelier and with the development team regarding any external samples. Sending out a list of styles before each fitting.
  • Setting up fitting space, ensuring all accessories and equipment are ready and organised.  
  • Taking detailed and accurate fit notes, passing on the comments to pattern cutters, and keeping a copy on the online system for other team members to access.
  • Taking fitting photos and uploading to the online system.  
  • Liaising with external digitisers to digitise and grade patterns.  
  • Main point of contact at all times for the status of each pattern, toile and in house sample.
  • Keeping track of all trim and internal components that go into each garment made in the atelier.
  • Making sure pattern cutters and fabric cutters have filled out all necessary paperwork to go with each style for development and production handover.

 

Essential Skills:

  • At least 3-5 years experience within a similar role
  • Highly organised, working well independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise, manage and coordinate diverse activities simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with Gerber or willingness to learn.