Maison Tricot Knitwear Design Internship
3 months minimum.
6 months preferred
Maison Tricot is a Knitwear Design Studio providing a 360° consultancy services in everything that is knitwear. We assist anywhere from the conception of an idea to the design, development and production of a product, for both fashion and interior design.
Maison Tricot has a proud family heritage with over 40 years of experience in the field of knitwear. Being considered true experts in their field, mother Hilde Frunt and son Ilia Eckardt have been collaborating with Belgium's best and brightest designers: Dries Van Noten, Raf Simons, Ann Demeulemeester and many more. The last few years we have been expanding our textile knowledge in the world of interior and outdoor designs developing high end products, always with our crafted touch.
We do all our research, designing and development in our offices in the heart of Antwerp. We do many of our initial developments at our in-house studio using crochet, hand knit and domestic knitting machines.
Job Description - Candidate Profile
We are looking for someone who is passionate for design, with a sensibility for the practice. We are a knitwear focused company so knowledge & experience in knitwear is necessary. Your main role will be to assist the design team from research & design to product development.
Daily tasks will consist of:
- Trend and Inspiration research, both online and physical
- Design research
- Assisting in design of new collections
- Executing technical flat drawings on illustrator
- Working on presentations/ moodboards
- Creating knit swatches on domestic knitting machines
- Knitting sample garments on domestic knitting machines
- Assisting with the quality control of our products
We want to meet someone who is eager to learn and is looking to expand his existing knowledge while getting hands on experience. A hard working mentality that enjoys working in a team while feels confident to work independently and take initiative when necessary.
A driving license is a plus point.
Maison Tricot has a unique knitwear know how to share with you.
The aim of this internship is to offer an opportunity to achieve complementary knowledge and experience to your field of interest. Since Maison Tricot is a small company you get to participate on multiple projects from different clients in a day-to-day basis.
Contract length: 3-6 months
Expected start date: ASAP
Job Types: Full-time, Unpaid Internship