Woven Design Intern

We have opportunities for 3 weave design students to intern at our Elgin Design Department.

About the Internships

These three internships will each last one week, the first starting week commencing 27th June 2022, the second starting week commencing 11th July 2022 and the third starting week commencing 25th July 2022.
You will be working with our team of in-house woven Designers gaining hands on experience of how our design department runs and an insight into how we develop innovative fabrics for our own collections through exploring yarns, weight, structure, pattern, composition and price. You will be shown live design briefs and how to respond to these quickly and creatively helping to make each brief become a reality.   

About You

Our ideal interns will:

Currently be studying a course related to textiles, specialising in Weave.
Enthusiastic and creative with a passion for the continuous learning and technical understanding of the weaving process.
Be a team player, highly motivated and have a flexible and determined approach to any challenges presented to you.
Be able to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced Design Department.

About Us

Johnstons of Elgin is an innovative, luxury clothing brand with over 220 years of experience in working with the world’s finest fibres. Across three centuries, our family–owned company has carefully sourced cashmere and fine woollen fibres from around the world, applying the latest technology and highest quality craft expertise in our own vertical Scottish mills. Employing over  850 staff, our valued employees and communities are at the heart of everything we do, producing unique, high–quality designs that are made to last. Our brand is focused on sustainability, working with natural, renewable and biodegradable fibres and we are committed to maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Closing Date -  3rd June 2022

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