AMUJ Lagos is a womenswear brand purposely and delicately crafted to make every woman feel sexy, confident and empowered.
They are looking to hire a Tailor that is skilled at handling womenswear. As a tailor, you are responsible for creating and altering garments to achieve the desired fit and style. You will play a crucial role in ensuring that clothing items meet the highest quality standards and fulfill the design vision of the brand.
- Perform alterations and adjustments on ready-made clothing to achieve a perfect fit for clients.
- Tailor garments according to specific client preferences, taking precise measurements for customizations.
- Interpret and work with pattern templates created by Pattern Makers or designers, ensuring accurate construction.
- Operate sewing machines and hand-sewing techniques to assemble, mend, and finish garments.
- Stitch different types of seams, hems, and closures, such as zippers, buttons, and snaps.
- Conduct fitting sessions with clients to assess the fit and comfort of garments.
- Pin, mark, and make necessary adjustments based on client feedback.
- Inspect finished garments for any flaws, loose threads, or imperfections.
- Ensure that the quality and craftsmanship meet the brand’s standards.
- Understand various types of fabrics, their characteristics, and how they behave during sewing.
- Select appropriate sewing techniques and tools for different fabrics.
- Create custom-made clothing items from scratch based on client measurements and design specifications.
- Collaborate with clients to choose fabrics, styles, and details for bespoke garments.
- Repair damaged clothing, including torn seams, holes, and damaged zippers.
- Restore vintage or heirloom garments to their original condition.
- Maintain and troubleshoot sewing machines and equipment to ensure they function smoothly.
- Arrange for equipment servicing and repairs as needed.
- Manage work orders and deadlines efficiently to meet client expectations and production schedules.
- Follow safety protocols and guidelines for handling sewing equipment and materials.
- Adhere to relevant regulations and standards in the fashion industry.
- Collaborate with other members of the fashion design team, such as Pattern Makers and Designers, to ensure a seamless production process.
- Stay updated on fashion trends and styles to provide clients with modern and relevant garment options.
- Minimum of 2 years of design experience.
- Excellent sewing skills
- Expertise in garment construction and alteration is essential
- Attention to detail and craftsmanship
- Good communication skills.
- Strong time management skills.
- Excellent design and conceptual skills.
- Flexible (To Be Determined)
HOW TO APPLY
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