Careers


Career Opportunity: Atelier Manager (fulltime)

At Iris van Herpen we are looking for an enthusiastic and organizationally strong Atelier Manager. This is a full-time employment opportunity.

Role objectives:
• Atelier organization, handling incoming e-mails, calls, and requests
• Managing the Couture archive for loans and exhibitions
• Handling Couture shipments / logistics
• Sourcing and ordering materials and supplies for the atelier
• Management of schedules, agenda and travel management 
• Basic bookkeeping tasks

The ideal candidate:


• Minimum of three years of work experience in a similar role

• Being extremely organized, being able to multi-task and to make clear plannings 
• Understanding of the complexity of the creative process (in fashion or art) 
• Leadership charisma, being able to inspire and manage other team members
• Highly driven and a big passion for the art of fashion
• High level of responsibility 
• Excellent communication skills - spoken and written
• Excellent command of the English language,  native Dutch speaker

Applying is only possible for native Dutch speakers.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please respond on our Business of Fashion website here


 
 
Internships at Iris van Herpen

Internships at Iris van Herpen are offered for a minimum duration of 4 months. A European passport is required, unless you are studying at a Dutch university. Due to the many applications a response can take up to 6 weeks. Please wait for the reply and send your application far enough in advance. Interns are carefully selected and the internship is dedicated to the ambitions and skills of the applicant. Please mention in your application which position below you wish to apply for.

Management and branding internship

Assisting with managing the Couture archive, the loans, the sales, the runway show and the PR. Working closely together with both the project manager and the commercial director. Assisting at photoshoots and developing graphics.

Requirements:
-    A degree or studying for a degree in fashion management, branding or communication, or another relevant related direction
-    Excellent in English 
-    Good organizational skills
-    Ambition for a future in the high-end fashion industry
-    Hands on and responsible attitude
-    Able to work under time pressure
-    A sense for branding and presentation
-    Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign is an advantage

Atelier internship

Working closely together with the atelier where the collections are being developed and restored. This involves many different kinds of handwork, patternmaking, machine sewing, sourcing, graphic design and more and for some, a chance to join and help behind the scenes at Paris Fashion Week.

Requirements:

-    A degree or studying for a degree in fashion, or another relevant related direction
-    Command of the industry jargon in English
-    Excellent handwork skills
-    Patient, innovative, curious and hands on mindset
-    Educated and experienced in patternmaking and machine sewing
-    Time management skills as well as being able to work under time pressure
-    Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is an advantage


2D and 3D Graphic design internship

Working closely together with the atelier team on technical files for lasercutting, garment construction and development of fabric manipulation that requires computer vector and 3D visualization.

Requirements:

-    A degree or studying for a degree in architecture, industrial design, product design, graphic design and/or in fashion with a focus on construction.
-    Command of the industry jargon in English
-    Excellent logical, constructive and spatial aware way of thinking
-    Patient, innovative, curious and hands on mindset
-    Educated and experienced construction field
-    Basic knowledge of pattern making is an advantage
-    Time management skills as well as being able to work under time pressure
-    Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
-    Knowledge of 3D progams is an advantage

To apply for  internships please send your CV, motivation letter and where relevant your portfolio to internships@irisvanherpen.com. Any personal information you provide will be treated according to GDPR guidelines.