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Junior Garment Technologist

  • LOCATION: London, UK
  • SALARY: Negotiable £30k+
  • POSTED: 4 July 2024
  • REF: 101779

Our Client a Designer luxury brand is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Junior Garment Technologist to join their Technical Team.

This is a permanent role, 5 days a week in the office, 9am -6pm

As Junior Garment Technologist, you will work directly with the Production Technologist, Technical Manager and Technical Admin Assistant across all stages of the fitting process, along with the creative directors and design / product development teams.

Our client works in a fast-paced environment, therefore willingness to learn and take part in all aspects of the fitting process, and a passion for your work, are key. There is invaluable experience to be acquired as part of this small team and growing company, so this is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

Knowledge Skills and Experience required

  • Relevant experience working within a technical department

  • Experience of leading fittings and recording and sending fit comments

  • Understanding of pattern cutting, good knowledge of fabrics, technical components and sewing techniques

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, ensuring critical path is honoured

  • Experience within a luxury womenswear brand with fashion week experience preferred

  • Experience with fabric/mill test reports

  • An understanding of complex garment construction

  • Maintaining good relationships and communication with our supply base

  • Tenacious, assertive, and determined attitude with excellent attention to detail

  • Good negotiation, organisational and problem-solving skills

  • Hard working nature and team player

  • Dedicated and committed person willing to progress as the company grows

  • Travel may be required

  • Working Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and Zedonk


  • Leading fit sessions from press / SMS stage through to pre-production fitting

  • Involvement in development fitting alongside the Technical Manager and Design team

  • Ensuring clear fit comments and measurements are communicated to factories in a timely manner, considering design aesthetic, factory capability and fabric end use

  • To ensure supplier base submit measurement specs prior to fitting

  • Ensure garments are measured prior to fitting, concisely and promptly

  • Ensure minimum measurements are followed and referred to constantly

  • Ensure all trims are recorded and quality controlled

  • Ensure grading rules are followed and sizing is consistent across all products

  • To maintain golden rules and minimum make standards to ensure quality is of a high standard

  • Ensure consistency across all products is managed Ensure fit/design changes are communicated to relevant departments

  • Signing off final pre-production samples with creative director

  • Awareness and management of key dates within the critical path for assigned categories across all fit stages

  • Manage production between market and ex-factory date to ensure there are no delays to delivery

  • Seasonal market research in fit, sizing and finishings

  • Good knowledge of fabric and trim testing - ability to read and understand mill and lab test reports against testing requirements

  • Ensure wash test reports are done and approved by customers in line with critical path dates

  • Take responsibility for approving care label artwork, confirming fibre composition and care instructions to factories

  • Manage any size and quality issues that may arise and assess any consumer and wholesale returns

  • Participate in seasonal imagery meeting to communicate any aesthetic changes to graphics prior to ecom launch

  • Assist in collection shoots where required

  • Ability to complete alterations to samples where required

  • Managing model booking and organising team fitting calendar

Junior Garment Technologist

London, UK
Negotiable £30k+

Published on 4 Jul 2024

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