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Product Development Intern - Spring Semester

Employer
Dion Lee
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Unpaid - School Accredited Internship
Closing date
15 Dec 2022

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Job Details

We are seeking a reliable, resourceful, and self-motivated student to assist our Product Development team with development for the runway and special projects. Through the duration of the internship, the student will gain industry experience and knowledge through sourcing, communicating with factories and vendors, and observing the design process from conceptualization to market. The ideal candidate is motivated to take initiative, detail-oriented, an effective communicator and has excellent project management skills. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver packages to and from the office and vendors/suppliers
  • Assist the PD team and other cross-functional teams with all duties and responsibilities
  • SOURCING
    • Source the garment district for raw materials and/or supplies as needed
  • SAMPLE MAKING
    • Prepare sample packages (including patterns, cut tickets, raw materials, etc.) for the atelier and overseas factories. Review completed samples for quality and prepare them for the showroom and/or runway
  • ORGANIZING DATA ENTRY
    • Helping with excel based data entry projects 
  • RAW MATERIALS
    • Organize and maintain the raw material (fabric, trim, etc.) storage Maintain an accurate inventory of raw materials
  • DOCUMENTS
    • Organize and archive patterns. Update documents that track work in progress and inventory. Photocopying and organizing documents

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Reliable transportation to downtown Manhattan within office hours (9a - 6p)
  • Basic knowledge of fabrics, trims and garment construction
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • PHYSICALITY: Must be able to stand, walk, sit or otherwise be physically active for extended periods of time Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs
  • EDUCATION: Seeking a degree from an accredited college or university in a related field of study. Must receive school credit for the internship
  • SCHEDULE: Must be available for at least 3 weekdays and a minimum of 20 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule with the ability to work some evenings and weekends (only in preparation for market and/or show)
  • Must be available for the duration of the semester

Please note that this is a college-credited internship, and we can only accept students who are currently enrolled.

Company

Dion Lee is a designer brand hailing from Sydney, Australia, established in 2008 by its eponymous Creative Director. Renowned for experimental construction combined with traditional tailoring, the brand has pioneered a modern identity for Australian fashion. The Dion Lee aesthetic is technical with an intelligent sensuality. Each collection marries innovative construction, with a consciousness of the form. Textiles are engineered to form sculptural embellishments and architectural silhouettes are dissected to enhance movement and the flow of air and light. After debuting at Australia Fashion Week, DION LEE presented collections in London before relocating to New York, where the brand has become a permanent fixture on the seasonal schedule. Dion Lee is sold globally in over 80 of the world's most exclusive retailers including Net-A-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, Selfridges and David Jones. Australia is home to eight stores, each designed to reflect the constructed nature of the product, in an environment that is both industrial and luxurious.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
2128639611
Location
401 Broadway
New York
United States
10013
United States
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