Fashion Tech Internship

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OVERVIEW

Wearable Media is seeking a talented Fashion Intern with interest in wearable technology to join our team. We are looking for an organized, motivated, and detail-oriented person who enjoys working in a collaborative environment with a tight-knit team. Strong interest or knowledge in e-textile or wearable technology is a plus. 

 

EXPECTATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A fashion internship at Wearable Media provides hands-on learning experience in a multi-disciplinary studio environment. You will be exposed to all aspects of our creative process, from concept and design to development, and production. You will work closely with the three co-founders to both learn and contribute to projects.

The Fashion Intern will:

  • Assist team in pattern making, draping, sewing samples, and fashion illustrations (croquis sketch, flats, etc.). 
  • Assist with sourcing and purchasing textiles.  
  • Assist with mood and fabric board presentations.
  • Support team in various capacities, i.e. research, prototyping and implementation.
  • Help facilitate in ordering and purchasing materials for prototypes.
  • Participate in and contribute to internal and external studio projects.
  • Actively ask questions and learn at a fast pace.
  • Take ownership of selected internal projects.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

- Bachelor’s degree in fashion design, or design technology. We are also accepting applications from  fashion design students seeking internship credits. 

- Will be able to work 8-15 hours a week.

- Technical proficiency with draping, pattern making, machine and hand sewing. 1-2 years experience preferred.

- Good understanding of textiles and its various applications in garment construction.

- Good understanding of fit, form, and silhouette.

- Highly detail oriented, organized and able to work independently as well as on a team.

- A strong design portfolio with samples of work including concept boards, garment designs, documentation of constructed garment samples, and fashion illustrations, . 

- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.

- Experience with physical computing, laser-cutting and 3D printing fabrication methods is a plus. 

- Knowledge or strong interest in e-textile technologies.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

April 15, 2018. We will be finalizing decisions on April 20th. Start date is asap.

 

TIME PERIOD

16-Week Period (flexible with school schedules)

 

BENEFITS

- Will work as a team member in our studio, gaining first hand experience building high tech fashion projects.

- Access to NEW INC studio space.

- Monthly travel stipend.

- Provide proof for school credits.

- Portfolio review at the end of the internship.

If you have any questions, please email careers@wearablemedia.studio.

 


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Part-time Summer Internship: 8-15 hours a week

Application Deadline: April 15, 2018

Time: 16-Week Period (flexible with school schedules)

Location: NEW INC., 231 Bowery, Second Floor, NY, NY 10002