Workroom and Production Assistant - High Fashion

A great opportunity to bring your fashion workroom experience to this vibrant and leading design team

Client: Please Enquire

Date: 12 December 2018

Region: Auckland Central

Type: Design Assistant

Role Description

Our client is one of the top New Zealand designers and currently has an opportunity for a workroom and production assistant. This will be a blend of roles using your on-shore production workroom skills along with some off-shore production tasks. This is a great role for career growth and your role will support the production team from design through to prototype.

Your Keys Tasks will be:

  • Assisting the team with all aspects of Sampling & Bulk Production Management:
  • Updating Fabric Bibles, collating information for Costings
  • Contacting Suppliers to receive pricing and product specifications
  • Collating cuts/makes for Out sourced CMTs both local & international
  • Assist with sending off of new fabric and garment developments to offshore vendors

Sampling :

  • Cutting Sample/Prototype garments
  • Machine Sewing simple garments as required
  • Pressing Garments and in-house finishing
  • Managing all sampling processing: Labelling, dispatch for pressing
  • Samples to be prepped for sale at end of season

Specifications, Patterns & Fittings

  • Measuring Garments as instructed
  • Photographing and printing images of Samples for Specifications and fit notes
  • Tracing Off Patterns as required
  • Basic Patternmaking as required
  • Cutting or Labelling patterns


You will have the following abilities:

  • Excellent time management & organisation skills.
  • Initiative and good communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task with great attention to detail.
  • Easy going, confident personality, be motivated and able to self manage
  • Intermediate computer skills – MS word, outlook & excel, some database experience would be beneficial but not necessary.
  • High level of knowledge of garment construction, patterns and textiles.
  • Ideally some experience dealing with off-shore production

If you have always dreamed of working with a top New Zealand/International designer this is your opportunity. Email your CV to

If you think you’ve got what it takes then please e-mail your CV through to


Rosina Tomes

Managing Director
021 213 4033


Auckland based.
New Zealand wide
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