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Atelier Assistant

Halfpenny London
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Job Title: Atelier Assistant

Location: Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London WC1H

Reports to: Atelier Manager

Working Hours: Full Time, Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 6pm, 45 minute lunch

Contract: Full Time

Job Purpose

You will be a key member of the Atelier team, delivering products within the monthly and seasonal calendars, and working alongside the Atelier Manager to ensure a smooth running schedule and organised space.

This is a truly diverse and desirable role where you will collaborate with departments and strive to achieve company wide goals.

Key duties & responsibilities:


    Sampling, hand sewing and finishing Making accessories for both collection development and in house production orders Cutting toiles and finished garments in final fabrics Personalising products using our digital embroidery machine Basic pattern cutting development where necessary Assisting our seamstresses where necessary to complete basic bridal alterations Assisting the Atelier Manager to oversee placement students in their daily tasks Take pride in ensuring products are made to a professional industry standard within a bridal atelier Helping the Atelier Manager to keep the organisation of the atelier up to standard including patterns, fabrics, samples, tools etc. Assist the Atelier Manager in tracking all samples that go through the workroom Help to QC all samples and work completed within the Atelier to ensure high standards of quality, finish and fit are consistently maintained. Support in the day-to-day tracking of studio tasks, and raw material stock levels. Be proactive, detail oriented and take initiative in all given tasks. Occasional general studio errands.

Planning the Atelier calendar alongside the Atelier Manager to ensure the alterations schedules are realistic and achievable Be the point of contact to receive production delivery of bridal dresses ready for fittings, checking the orders to hand over to the seamstress/fitters Work closely with fitters and seamstresses to log of fit notes & information, ensuring a smooth and concise process

The Candidate:

You are a highly motivated, exceptionally organised, with excellent communication and a positive can-do attitude. You are strategic, creative, and a great problem solver who excels within a fast-paced environment.

Preferable to have had experience within a luxury clothing company or studio Have a very high level of attention to detail, with an understanding of industry standards and the procedures in sampling, development and production for a luxury product. Good technical skills in construction, fabric handling and pattern understanding, ensuring high quality standards are consistently maintained. You will be trained to constantly improve. Basic Adobe package knowledge. Ability to multitask on various running projects and flourish in a rapidly changing atmosphere. Professional and enthusiastic in your approach to any given task. Capable of taking direction and using your initiative to deliver tasks in a timely manner. Self-driven, resourceful, responsible and eager to grow and develop. Enthusiasm in collaborating with the wider team, and working to joint company goals. You will be highly organised and a logical thinker. You will operate in a professional manner, as a proud representative of Halfpenny London, and the culture of the brand. This means bringing a problem solving attitude, a friendly approach, and a courteous manner in all dealings. Ability to work positively within a team. Strong communication skills. Personal accountability and integrity.

Note: This list is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job. The content above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the role. This does not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


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