Careers

All positions advertised below are full-time and based in Berlin.

Product Manager Wovens & Leather

Seeking skilled and experienced Product Manager to join our dynamic 032c Readytowear development & production team that translates design ideas into product.

Reporting to the Head of Production, you will be based at the 032c Studio in Berlin and may have commitments that require regular traveling to suppliers.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to

  • Responsible for development and production of 032c woven and leather garments across womenswear and menswear from initial sketch through to delivery in-store, ensuring quality, aesthetics and price meets expectations.

Development

  • Develop seasonal and special collections in close collaboration with Head of Design and design team
  • Act as the technical partner for design, attending fittings, providing feedback on technical feasibility, brainstorming ideas and solutions to ensure the design vision is translated into product
  • Follow development critical path from first concept meeting through to SMS shipment within the allocated deadlines. Identifying, calling out and making recommendations to mitigate any risks/challenges identified at all stages
  • Decide on factory allocations in collaboration with Head of Production to achieve the highest possible standard of make while keeping target CMT and FOB prices
  • Evaluate and negotiate on supplier prices to reach desired target margins for each category
  • Responsible for the product data input and continuous updates in internal systems

Production

  • Plan and follow-up seasonal bulk production to keep in-store deadlines while achieving the company objectives for quality and cost
  • Perform occasional production checks on-site at suppliers
  • Coordinate delivery dates and maintain close collaboration with warehouse for product deliveries

Relationships

  • Manage and develop Junior Product Manager
  • Build and maintain a close working partnership with Design, Raw Material and Pattern teams
  • Responsible for communication and building relationships with garment and material suppliers
  • Travel to suppliers to ensure smooth and timely development and production processes

Desired qualifications

  • Academic degree, from business school and/or fashion textile education.
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a product development or production role, preferably in an international high-end fashion environment
  • Efficient, organised and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • An action-oriented attitude with a proactive approach to problem-solving and decision making.
  • Detail-oriented with strong follow-through.
  • Good costing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal and written English, communication & time management skills.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Suite.

What we offer:

  • Good development opportunities within one of the most successful German fashion companies
  • A pleasant, familiar and energetic work atmosphere in a team of motivated, dynamic & committed colleagues
  • A culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback

INTERESTED?

To be considered for this position, please send a CV and coverletterto workshop@032c.com with the subject line “Product Manager Woven & Leather.” Please include your earliest possible start date

Junior Product Manager

Seeking qualified candidates to join our dynamic 032c Readytowear development & production team that translates design ideas into product.

Reporting to the Product Manager, you will be based at the 032c Studio in Berlin.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Support the Product Manager in all aspects of the development and production of 032c woven and leather garments from initial sketch through to delivery in-store
  • Daily communication with garment and material suppliers
  • Attend, lead and take notes in development and production fittings, sharing comments with suppliers afterwards
  • Ensuring that product data is up-to-date in internal systems
  • Closely monitor seasonal bulk production to keep in-store deadlines and achieving company goals for quality and cost
  • Support Product Manager with seasonal analysis to optimise production flows
  • Maintain close collaboration with design, raw material and pattern teams

Desired qualifications

  • Academic degree, from business school and/or fashion textile education.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a product development or production role, preferably in an international high-end fashion environment
  • Efficient, organised and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • An action-oriented attitude with a proactive approach to problem-solving and decision making
  • Detail-oriented with strong follow-through
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external partners
  • Excellent verbal and written English, communication & time management skills.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel.

What we offer:

  • Good development opportunities within one of the most successful German fashion companies.
  • A pleasant, familiar and energetic work atmosphere in a team of motivated, dynamic & committed colleagues
  • A Culture of trust, empowerment and constructive feedback

INTERESTED?

To be considered for this position, please send a CV and coverletterto workshop@032c.com with the subject line “Junior Product Manager.” Please include your earliest possible start date.

Fabric & Trims Developer

032cReadytowear is looking for a Fabric & Trims Developerto join the team. In this role you will be in charge of the sourcing, development and purchasing of all raw material components within the collections. Following along the full process, ensuring that the creative and commercial vision is translated into the right material choices.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to

  • Responsible for the material creation process from sourcing & development to buying of fabrics, prints, embroideries, trimmings and components
  • Seasonal research, development and presentation to the design team of new concepts within trims and fabrics
  • Act as the technical partner and provide feedback on technical feasibility, suggesting solutions to ensure that the design vision is translated into product
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with vendors, developing a strong working knowledge of vendor capability and availability to meet demands
  • Set and implement the raw materials seasonal planning in collaboration with the design and production teams. Ordering and delivering raw materials on time, ensuring that deadlines are adhered to and followed-up upon
  • Responsible for ensuring functionality and that products are fit for purpose to the product, brand and customer. This includes ongoing risk assessment and quality testing during the development process and production preparations.
  • Guarantee design developmentsand material selections align with the material range plan, set budgets and price targets
  • Manage continuous updates in the internal product development systems, design material boards and archives

Desired qualifications

  • Academic degree, from a textile education and/or fashion school
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within the fabric and trim department, preferably in an international high-end fashion environment
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English, Italian is a merit
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Flexible and positive mindset with the ability to work towards tight deadlines
  • Detail-oriented with a proactive approach to problem-solving and decision-making

Start date ASAP.

Interested applicants must send a CV and portfolio with work samples to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: “Fabric & Trims Developer Application”.

Creative Pattern Maker (Tailoring)

032c Readytowear is looking for an experienced Pattern Maker specialised in tailoring to join our design team in Berlin.You will be responsible for developing high-quality patterns, suggesting creative solutions and approaches to translate the design vision.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to

  • Delivering high-quality patterns to our garment suppliers and in-house / local ateliers within tight deadlines, while being in close communication with the responsible designer and product developer
  • Responsible for pattern quality and accuracy from the first sketch handover to the last production fitting; being aware of the seasonal calendar and ensuring pattern deadlines are kept accordingly
  • Participate in passings and fittings to be able to translate the fit and design requirements into the updated pattern adjustments during development, show preparation and production phase
  • Interact closely with the in-house atelier regarding construction and finishings; prepare clear pattern comments and instructions for the garment manufacturers
  • Set up and develop internal pattern development processes to ensure a reliable fit and communication towards our customer
  • Reporting to Head of Design

Desired qualifications

  • Academic degree within design and/or pattern making
  • Minimum 4 years experience as a pattern maker, preferably in an international high-end fashion environment within tailored and casual pattern making (Mens and Womens)
  • Good understanding of the creative process and a sensitivity for making patterns with experimental solutions
  • Proficient in CAD pattern software (Gerber, Lectra, etc.) as well as manual pattern development
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English

Start date ASAP.

Interested applicants must send a CV and portfolio with work samples to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: "Creative Pattern Maker Application”.

RTW Designer

032c Readytowear seeksa talented and savvy RTW designer to join our growing design team in Berlin. Successful candidates will reflect both sense of the zeitgeist and commercial cunning in their designs and product strategy.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to

  • Source and present creative research forthe seasonal RTW collection, special projects / drops and runway shows
  • Contribute to the development of the collection themes and the colour range of the collection in close collaboration with the CreativeDirector and Head of Design
  • Hand sketching to illustrate first design ideas and silhouettes
  • Complete detailed and thought-through tech packs for handover to product development and suppliers
  • Oversee and organise design and fitting sessions, provide proactive and focused input to ensure further sampling processes run smoothly; keep collection boards and style overviews up to date
  • Responsibly own product groups and be able to report on their status at any given time
  • Actively participate in monitoring the development of prototypes in collaboration with pattern makers, fabric & trim developers, product managers and manufacturers
  • Being aware of the seasonal planning and actively working towards meeting collection deadlines
  • Reporting to Head of Design

Desired qualifications

  • Academic degree within design and/or fine arts
  • Minimum 4 years experience as a designer, preferably in an international high-end fashion environment; experience in knitwear and jersey is a merit
  • Strong research and creative conceptualisation skills, excellent sense of design and color
  • High technical expertise within garment construction, including diverse knowledge of pattern development, finishings and garment treatment techniques
  • Great affinity for raw material selection
  • Outstanding interest in sustainability, material innovation and new technologies
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Proficient with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and MS Office
  • Desire to improve products and processes, highly organised with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Start date ASAP.

Interested applicants must send a CV and design portfolio to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: “RTW Designer Application”.

Atelier & Pattern Internship

As an intern in the Atelier and Pattern department at 032c Readytowear you will work closely together with our ambitious and dedicated creative pattern makers and designers, assisting them in their day-to-day needs.

For this internship position we need you to be available for a minimum of 6 months. The internship is expected to start in September 2022.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to

  • Assist the pattern and atelier team with the day-to-day needs, and participate in the development of the shapes and silhouettes of the collection
  • Support with research, update collection boards and atelier overviews
  • Communicate and work closely with the different departments as well as local ateliers
  • Sourcing of local fabrics and trims in Berlin for in-house developments
  • Assisting pattern makers during product fittings,work on alterations on patterns as well as first pattern developments
  • Digitising patterns, tracing of vintage references
  • Support with stitching toiles, test fabrics & interlinings, make stitch trials, prepare finishing mock ups, stitch final prototypes for fittings

Desired qualifications

  • A student/graduate in pattern making or fashion design education
  • Strong technical knowledge and interest in pattern making and garment finishings
  • Excellent sewing skills on industrial machines
  • Knowhow of specific finishing techniques and finishing’s for each product category
  • Knowledge of digital pattern software is a merit
  • Strong interest and motivation to create high end collections; a keen eye for detail
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Solve problems with a high degree of autonomy

Interested applicants must send a CV, a cover letter and a small portfolio with work samples to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: “Atelier & Pattern Internship Application”.

Design Internship

As an intern in the Design department at 032c Readytowear you will work closely together with our ambitious and dedicated team. You will be responsible of assisting the designers in creating new designs starting from research till final product.

For this internship position we need you to be available for a minimum of 6 months. The internship is expected to start in September 2022.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to

  • Assist the design team with the day-to-day needs, and participate in the development of the entire creative design process
  • Support with research and picture databases, update collection boards and overviews
  • Communicate and work closely with the different departments
  • Assist the design team in fitting sessions, prepare presentations and setting up meetings
  • Assisting the designers in creating the technical packages for development, i.e technical sketches, inside drawings, construction drawings, product and making descriptions etc.
  • Assist in creating mockups in Photoshop, i.e outfit mockups with correct colours and fabrics
  • Developing first graphic artworks and designs as well as branding suggestions

Desired qualifications

  • A student/graduate in fashion/textile design or graphic design
  • Basic technical knowledge and interest in pattern making and garment finishings
  • Knowhow of specific finishing techniques and finishing’s for each product category
  • Good sewing skills both on industrial and domestic machines
  • Adobe suite skills are a must, with the ability to use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to a high standard
  • Meriting with 3D modelling skills in Rhino 3D or other graphic design software
  • Very thorough knowledge of fashion history, archetypes
  • Strong interest and motivation to create high end collections
  • Organised, precise, and respectful of timelines

Interested applicants must send a CV, a cover letter and a small portfolio with work samples to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: “Design Internship Application”.

Production Management Intern / Working Student, Readytowear

032c seeks a production management intern to support our team for 5 or 6 months starting immediately.

Responsibilities include:

Assisting the Product Manager

Quality management

Monitoring of production processes and ensuring delivery dates

Coordination and control of operational activities

Communication with suppliers

Interfacing between design and sales teams

General tasks around the 032c fashion label

Requirements:

Ability to work collaboratively on a team under tight deadlines

Good project-management skills and ability to work under pressure

Friendly and reliable with great communication skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and a knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

Good knowledge of pattern design and pattern implementation

Affinity for and knowledge of textiles

Proficient English skills

An affinity for fashion and interest in getting to know the process of our fashion label

Completed or working towards a degree in production management, clothing technology, textile technology, design or a comparable course of study

What we offer:

Insight into one of the most successful German fashion companies with good development opportunities and possible permanent employment

A pleasant work atmosphere on a team of motivated, dynamic & committed colleagues

A chance to develop a varied range of skills

INTERESTED?

To be considered for this position, please send a CV and cover letter to workshop@032c.com with the subject line “Intern Production Management.” Please include your earliest possible start date.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Menswear Fitting Model

032c Readytowear is looking for a fitting model in size 46 for the Menswear department. The role as fitting model involves close work with design, pattern and product teams. In order to achieve the best possible fit and evaluate the movements of the garments, it is essential for the team to conduct regular fittings. Communication and teamwork are important, as you are requested to provide honest feedback regarding fit, movement and comfort.

We believe this position is suiting for someone that is comfortable with flexible working hours and that can be available on short notice. All fittings take place during office hours on weekdays at the 032c Workshop in Berlin. The working hours are flexible and can vary between 2-10 hours per week, depending on schedule and process of the current collection.

Measurements

Size: 46 / 48

Height: 186 -188 cm

Chest: 94 cm

Waist: 80 cm

Hip: 94 cm

** Please note this is not a styling job or a photo shoot.

Start date ASAP.

Interested applicants must send a CV to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: “Menswear Fitting Model Application”. We prefer if you can include your measurements in your resume (height, chest, waist, hip, shoe size).

Womenswear Fitting Model

032c Readytowear is looking for a fitting model in size 36 for the Womenswear department. The role as fitting model involves close work with design, pattern and product teams. In order to achieve the best possible fit and evaluate the movements of the garments, it is essential for the team to conduct regular fittings. Communication and teamwork are important, as you are requested to provide honest feedback regarding fit, movement and comfort.

We believe this position is suiting for someone that is comfortable with flexible working hours and that can be available on short notice. All fittings take place during office hours on weekdays at the 032c Workshop in Berlin. The working hours are flexible and can vary between 2-20 hours per week, depending on schedule and process of the current collection.

Measurements

Size: 36

Height: 175 - 178 cm

Chest: 82 cm

Waist: 66 cm

Hip: 92 cm

** Please note this is not a styling job or a photo shoot.

Start date ASAP.

Interested applicants must send a CV to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: “Womenswear Fitting Model Application”. We prefer if you can include your measurements in your resume (height, chest, waist, hip, shoe size).

Editorial Intern

An editorial intern must be:

  • A strong writer
  • An enthusiastic reader
  • An efficient and polite communicator
  • A detail-oriented online and archival researcher
  • As enthusiastic about popular culture as they are about political discourse, and they must be competent and interested in the acquisition, production, and assessment of both text and images
  • Extremely agile when it comes to new technologies and extremely curious about the past
  • Experienced in print and web publishing
  • Interested and experienced in a creative or cultural field

Editorial interns are recruited on a rolling basis for periods of 3 – 6 months, subject to need and availability.

Interested applicants must send a CV, a cover letter, and a brief writing sample (max. 800 words) to workshop@032c.com with the email subject: Editorial Intern Application.