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Development & Production internship

Amsterdam (Gemeente), Noord-Holland (NL)
Closing date
8 Jul 2023

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Production - Garments & Accessories
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you eager to join a team where you’ll get to work in a critical role that has a direct impact on shaping our future growth and company culture?

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 in-house activities include everything from the design and sourcing 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 among many others.

This is the perfect role to learn how a fast-growing startup within the fashion industry operates from the inside-out. You’ll get the opportunity to join many different projects and pick up on skills from all corners of the team.

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

  • Participate in the complete development and production process – support the technical development process from prototype to bulk production
  • Communicating with external suppliers worldwide on a daily basis regarding all development matters
  • Assist in the preparation of tech packs for future collections - translating designs into full specification packages with accurate technical drawings, bill of materials, construction details and size specs
  • Attend fitting sessions, working closely with the product developers/ production coordinators on improvements all the way from prototyping until the bulk production stage
  • Assist the product developer to update all tech packs with necessary comments
  • Technical measuring of styles
  • Responsible for updating the collection boards & digital Linesheets
  • Assisting the product developer to seasonally source yarns & trims, requesting all information such as price/leadtime/stock availability
  • Assist with office inventory organization
  • Monitor all parcels & deliveries
  • Head up special projects such as our seasonal swatchbook & tracking all samples in/out of house

What we are looking for:

  • HBO Fashion student in the direction of Fashion Management/ Fashion Design/ Fashion Development
  • Enthusiastic, independent, able to use initiative, to think outside the box  
  • Detail orientated
  • Great time management skills
  • Problem solver
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Proficient in using Illustrator/ photoshop/ excel
  • Proficient in English language (speaking and writing)
  • Available to work full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Available for 6 months
  • Start date July 10th 2023

What we offer:

  • An internship with a lot of responsibilities and the opportunity to develop yourself A dedicated, enthusiastic, fun team A beautiful office in the heart of Amsterdam
  • A monthly internship wage

Are you interested in a fun and educational internship?

Please send your English motivation letter and CV via the button below.

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