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28.09.2021

Bondi Born

Junior Fashion Assistant

company: Bondi Born
job title: Junior Fashion Assistant
location: Sydney
work type: Full-time
level: Junior

Role Description

While this is an entry level position, you will play an essential role in our small, high energy team, working directly with our talented Creative Director and Head of Production who has over 20 years experience with Australian fashion brands. You will be trained and mentored through the multiple steps involved in turning design ideas into our luxury collections that sell on Net-a-porter and in Harrods.

You will be involved in almost every stage of the process from collection design planning & development, fabric & trim sourcing, sampling, technical pack creation, dealing with the local cutters and makers for our garments and quality control before delivery.

You will be able to practice your fashion knowledge and gain invaluable industry experience across a broad spectrum of functions, providing you with a unique opportunity to understand what are your strengths and passions are before you start to specialise in more senior roles in the industry.

Key Responsibilities

Design Development

  • Work alongside our CD in design development stages and assist creating CAD drawings in AI.​​​
  • Providing input and ideas where requested.
  • Technical documentation of the designs for briefing patternmaker and maker for sample making.

Documenting Range Plans

  • Creating and maintaining a visual representation of each collection using the CADs.

Fit Sampling Administration

  • Part of the team that briefs the makers to produce fit samples
  • Booking and coordinating fittings
  • Capturing changes based on fittings and updating all related documentation
  • Tracking fit samples

Bulk Production Technical Packs

  • Development of highly detailed tech packs for our makers to accurately produce the garments in bulk production.

Bulk Production Assistant

  • Assist Head of Production with tasks as required during the bulk production process of our garments with our local cutters and makers.

Quality Control

  • Helping ensure our locally made garments are perfect before they are ready for sale.

Collection Assets

  • Assist Creative Director as required with the development of content assets for our collections to be used in wholesale and consumer marketing e.g. linesheets and lookbooks, campaign photography, ghost photography, studio model photography, descriptive copy of the garments.

This all-round junior role is the ideal training ground for someone who wants to eventually become a designer, a garment technician or a production manager, and recognises that the exposure to all areas of fashion design, development and production will be invaluable for their future career.

We wish to see our people develop and grow along side our company, so this role represents an ideal entry point for someone who is ambitious, diligent, capable and wish to stay with our company as we grow into the future.

 

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED

We want someone super smart and hardworking in our high-performance team, so the minimum education requirement is a fashion-related Bachelor’s Degree.

If you were a star during your fashion studies at University, very driven and passionate as an individual and you are excited about getting a foot into the exciting fashion industry with a progressive and caring company, this is your dream role.

You will also have strong moral values that lead you to always strive to be the best, appreciate quality and understand we must all do everything we can to undo the harm that has been done to the world’s environment. You will greatly appreciate the opportunity to help our fashion business operate as sustainably as possible.

Read more about what we expect from employees of our company here:

https://bondiborn.com.au/pages/bondi-born-code-of-conduct

 

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Passion to build a career in the fashion industry
  • Creative and dynamic thinker and problem solver
  • Organised, self-starter
  • A passion for detail, data and project planning
  • Ability to prioritise projects and multi-task
  • Advanced Adobe Illustrator skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Valid NSW driver licence
  • Able to take direction and feedback through a desire for self-improvement
  • Passionate about being part of a team that is growing a business together
  • Native English speaker with superior written and verbal communication skills

 

PERSONALITY

Our core team members are extremely experienced and capable individuals in their specific functions. As junior to them, someone who is bright, self-confident, highly-motivated, ambitious and works well under pressure with other high-performers will flourish.

You will also enjoy being in a creative environment developing luxury, high-quality products.

You will be able to work well under the pressure of fashion collection timelines, able to handle critical feedback for the purpose of your growth and development, deal with multiple stakeholders, know when to seek assistance or raise concerns and have the confidence to do so.

You see yourself gaining immense personal satisfaction from the hard work you will put in to grow a business, working as part of a close-knit team that has a strong work ethic as well as strong ethical and sustainable values.

About Us

Founded in 2015, BONDI BORN is a fast-growing luxury swim and resort wear brand with a global audience of female customers and premium retailers.

Our garments are of exceptional quality.  We use only the world’s most luxurious and technically advanced fabrics that are also sustainably and ethically made in Europe and Japan.  We manufacture everything here in Sydney using Sydney’s best makers.   Our internal motto is “quality without compromise” as at every stage of our product’s development, our aim to produce the best quality possible.

We are a B Corp Certified company, which means we operate our business to the highest standards of quality, sustainability and ethics.

We consciously manage our business operation and supply chain in a sustainable and ethical way to ensure it respects every person involved in the process, including our workers, suppliers and customers, whilst doing everything possible to minimise the impact of our business on the environment.

Our website: http://www.bondiborn.com

Our Instagram:  http://www.instagram.com/bondibornaustralia

Sydney-based applicants need only apply.

Immediate start.

Full-time, Permanent.

COVID-19 considerations:
Under NSW Health laws, our warehouse is able to remain operational during Covid-19. We have strict Covid-19 protocols and only those staff that need to be in the warehouse to ensure its operation attend work. The remainder work from home.  To keep our staff and their family’s safe, all our staff are double vaccinated and we expect that of all future employees also.

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