Wednesday, April 10, 2013

VPL Internship (SoHo)

VPL is looking for fashionable, dedicated interns with a desire to learn, a sense of creativity and an understanding of the VPL brand, starting Immediately.

Interns must be passionate about fashion design and eager to learn and assist the design team with all aspects of design for the next collection to be seen on the runway during New York Fashion Week. This is a very hands-on opportunity to experience the development of a RTW collection from gathering inspirations to sending models down the runway. 
Responsibilities include:

- work with fabrics and trim, sketch flats and work with patterns for sample development 
- manage design area of the studio 
- work with mood boards and inspirations to develop ideas into finale pieces and new samples
- coordinate with factories, pass cut tickets and assist with sample fittings 
- light office work such as filing, organizing and answering phones 
Applicants must have some design experience, proficient in Microsoft Office, Acrobat Suite a plus. 

Looking forward to hear from you!


Posted By: Dat Vo

Costume Design Internship (Midtown West)

Dancewear designer is building costumes for a dance tour called Shaping Sound and is looking for a design assistant intern to work by my side over the next 6 weeks! This is an AMAZING opportunity where you will be playing a humongous role in the design, building, overall shape of this tour with me, the designer. Basically, if you have any desire to showcase your designs, create costumes for the most amazing dancers and be a part of a huge event, this is your time to shine! Looking to hire immediately. 

About the position:
3-5 days a week, 10 to 5pm 
Sketch, research for inspiration, storyboard, create the world of this performance and each number
Source fabric, materials, notions
Pattern construction and liaising with contractors & patternmaker
Communicate with set, production designers, producers when necessary
Light sewing, altering, mock ups of designs - absolutely necessary
Must be able to fly to Los Angeles with me at the drop of a hat...and probably for the tour's premiere
MUST be able to commit to the entire 6 weeks!!!

About you:
Extremely passionate about design and amazing fashion styling sense
Incredibly knowledgeable about fit, function and an amazing attention to detail
Will have had at least a design intern in either high-fashion or costume design
In-depth knowledge and know-how of patternmaking and draping
Can work under extreme pressure and work diligently, quickly, efficiently
Has an incredible imagination
A fantastic sewer - could sew all of the costumes if need be and say, if we run out of time
Ability to trouble shoot costume malfunctions

As I am working on a very tight budget, I will only be able to pay you a $600 stipend for the entire process. I will, however, be providing you with lunch every day and travel to LA will be paid for as well. 

If you are interested, please email your cover letter, resume with the title 'costume design' and you must attach images of your portfolio/past work. Otherwise, I will not respond. Also, please attach some sketches if you have. 

Please E-Mail:

Posted By: Dat Vo

Eugenia Kim Fashion Internship (Midtown)

Production And Design Internships are available at Eugenia Kim - a luxury, CFDA award winning accessories design company.

We are seeking creative and enterprising Production and Design Interns. You will be able to see how a luxury brand accessories company works from the inside out, from initial design concepts through production to sales. Note: This internship is unpaid, but college credit is offered.

As a Production Intern, you will learn a great deal about sourcing, managing production, inventory management, and vendor/factory relationships. Upon completion of this internship, you will be equipped to get an entry-level position in fashion production, as many of our previous production interns have gone on to do so. Production is fun for the individual who thrives on being a part of a fast-paced environment and likes to be organized.

As a Design Intern, you will work alongside the design team as we work on our SS14 line of men's and women's hats, as well as one-of-a-kind pieces for press and collaborations with other designers for runway shows. There are incredible opportunities for self-motivated people to handle a variety of projects, including, but not limited to, hands-on hat construction, local and overseas material sourcing and sample production.

Responsibilities (Production):
Running around the garment district on a daily basis to pick up trims and production materials. 
Sourcing materials and trims
Using Excel for production spreadsheets and inventory
Quality control inspections
Communicating with factories
Assisting Shipping Manager for timely deliveries

Responsibilities (Design):
Trend research and presentation
Creative input to design team
Communicating with factories and vendors to complete samples
Running around the garment district on a daily basis to pick up trims and design materials. 

To Apply:
Please email the following with the subject "Design/Production Internship":
1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. How many days a week you can intern: MINIMUM of 4 DAYS PER WEEK for 3 MONTHS
4. Why you want to intern in the fashion industry
5. Specify if this will be for school credit
6. Indicate whether you are applying for the Production OR Design internship

***any application without this information will not be considered****

Note: Only US applicants with immediate availability are being considered for this internship.

Please e-mail :

Posted By: Dat Vo Internship (Midtown) - a fast growing social network is seeking fashion interns to grow its presence in the fashion world. The interns will be working with and recruiting up and coming fashion designers as well as working with established brands. They will be heavily involved in leveraging social media and marketing to promote the new Ology Fashion channel. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with the Ology founders, marketing and product heads. Ology is hiring full-time marketing managers for their Fashion channel. The most qualified and most successful interns will be the in an ideal position to become full-time employees. 

Office hours are 10am-5:30pm Monday through Friday; interns may come in 3-5 days a week. This is a 3-month unpaid internship that can turn into a part-time or full-time position for the right candidate. All interns will be selected by May 1st. 

Duties include:
1. Regular blog posts in fashion areas to attract new members. 
2. Contacting fashion bloggers to recruit them to create new ologies that will drive traffic back to their sites. 
3. Brainstorming and executing online and offline marketing strategies
4. Weekly meetings updating your progress 
5. Outreach for guest designers, retailers, and key strategic partnerships. 

1. Experience using various social media websites
2. Blogging experience strongly preferred
3. Creative, out-of-the box thinker
4. Strong analytical and writing skills
5. Ability to work independently and proactively
6. Team player
7. Outgoing, social, and ambitious
8. Previous intern, study, or work experience in marketing a plus
9. Familiarity with site traffic tools (google analytics, mixpanel, sitemeter) a plus
10. Must currently be a college student or recent grad. 

PLEASE REPLY with a copy of your resume and answer the following: What are your two favorite social networks and why?

Your email subject should read, "Fashion Marketing Intern Applicant -- [Your Name]"

-The Ology Team Hiring Organization:

Posted By: Dat Vo

KAELEN Internship (NYC,NY)

Highly regarded emerging fashion brand, KAELEN, has two internship positions open:
-DESIGN INTERN to assist Designer & Product Development Manager with all aspects of development & production
-SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN to assist Social Media coordinator.

KAELEN is a women's line that is in it's 7th season, based out of Soho, New York. We are a small company that is growing quickly! KAELEN focuses on clean, modern silhouettes. We create our own prints and produce everything in NYC. Our line is carried in retailers such as ShopBop, Satine Boutique, Dagny & Barstow and Louis Boston.

DESIGN INTERN Responsibilities include:

- Make cut tickets for design cutwork -- distribute to factories
- Maintain style book of design styles
- Draw flats
- Make cut tickets for production (trims/paper cut ticket)
- Source trims/fabrics/leathers/linings for design and production
- Liase with domestic factories to ensure timely deliveries and quality product
- Make linelist for sales
- Work on lookbook for sales
- Maintain fabric headers organization
- Help with mood boards, design boards
- Help with pre-show - styling, lookbook shoot, backstage help
-Helping during design and production fittings

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

Should be able to commit to 2-3 days a week starting ASAP
Must be extremely organized, neat, mature and able to multi-task
Have Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator Knowledge
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel..etc)
Working technical understanding and knowledge of garment construction, specs and tech packs are a plus
Knowledge of the garment district agents and suppliers
Experience with better contemporary or designer level brands are a plus, but not necessary.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN Responsibilities include:

-create content to support our social media initiatives
-help create invites
-General office tasks and organization upkeep
-Assist Management Coordinator

Our idea candidate will have the following:
-strong writing skills
-extremely organized, have the ability to prioritize and detail oriented
-enthusiastic and willing to pitch ideas
-Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
-Proficient in Adobe CS Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
-Knowledge of C#, HTML & CSS is a plus!

These are very hands on internship that will result in an incredible gain of knowledge regarding the garment industry, garment district and garment construction as well as an in-depth look at how a fashion company is organzied

Applying to be an intern:

All interested candidates should email with appropriate internship position in the subject line. Please include your resume and cover letter. 

For more information, e-mail:

Posted By: Dat Vo