- 18 Dight St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
Arnsdorf is a contemporary womenswear brand created by designer Jade Sarita Arnott. The label’s mission is to create modern archetypal clothing for women of both style and purpose while continually driving transparency across all levels of the fashion industry. Our vision is to lead the transparent fashion movement in Australia, empowering a new generation of consumers to act with purpose, transparency and ethically.
Previously based in New York, the label re-launched in 2017, completely overhauling its operations in the process, which included creating its own factory and moving almost every aspect of production in-house to retain oversight of its supply chain. Today the company employs up to a dozen highly skilled staff, who create garments exclusively for Arnsdorf customers. It has two Australian stores in Melbourne.
Arnsdorf is looking for a Designer to work with the label’s creative director and production team to drive the vision and execution of the brand’s take on modern, sustaintable womenswear. We are seeking applications from individuals who have at least 3-5 years experience working in a similar role, with international experience a highly desirable quality. You will be able to clearly demonstrate success in your previous role for a brand that shares the same design principles and ethos. We know that you’re talented, hardworking and passionate, but ideally you’ll be able to clearly demonstrate experience in success, working with the following responsibilities.
Work closely with creative director and head of production to grow and consistently improve Arnsdorf’s core range.
Be aware of trends in the designer and contemporary market, consistently visiting stores and providing knowledge to the team
Integral part of the research and creation of core and contemporary collections
Under the guidance of the creative director create mood boards and fabric/colour palettes by delivery
Aid in the research and selection of fabric and trims for all collections
Conceive and develop innovative construction techniques and finishings
Design directional and commercial styles each season as designated in design meetings
Collaborate with the production team to develop each sample to its fullest potential.
Under direction from creative director, create flats before spec launch and consistently update flats as necessary
Create Technical specs for production team.
Prepare and be an active participant in all fittings as part of the product development process
Adhere to calendar and communicate with advanced notice issues hitting target dates.
Consistently demonstrates a great attitude and flexible temperament.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE CLOSING SOON.
• Must be fluent in photoshop & illustrator
• Strong sketching skills
• Must be able to work to build all tech. packs and pass specs.
• 3-5 years as a designer in a previous role is a must.
To apply, please submit:
- Your resume detailing your training and experience
- A cover letter outlining why you think you are suited to the role and what you will add.
- A folio of your work