OMONDI is a small womenswear label located in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn.
We are looking for a fashion design intern to assist in our studio 3 days a week, starting October 19th.
- Current Fashion Design Student or Graduate
- Educated in Adobe Programs (Illustrator, Photoshop)
- Has basic & fundamental patternmaking skills
- Has basic & fundamental sewing skills (understands garment construction & finishes)
- Basic understanding of fabric compositions
- Mood boarding / Research
- Sourcing factories, fabrics and trims
- Pattern adjustments
- Minimal sewing
- Managing Sample Trafficking
- Attending fittings
- Corresponding with production manager
- Assisting Photoshoots
We're looking for someone who is genuinely excited to work and learn about this industry. Someone who has great taste, a good eye, and is critically attentive to detail. This is a small team, so everyone does a bit of everything. It's a perfect place for someone who wants to sink their teeth into a company with small-scale operations and who's ideas will truly be heard and can make a difference. Must be able to collaborate and communicate well with others. Being on time is of utmost importance!
Please respond with a resume and any other mediums that convey your creativity or point of view to Jania at Info@rechoomondi.com. Can be sketches, a portfolio, or your tumblr page. But you must include your resume!
Please also include your 3 favorite fashion magazines, 3 albums you're listening to lately, and 3 favorite things in your wardrobe that you can't live without.
Recho Omondi is a New York based womenswear designer, influenced by the duality of her African heritage and New York lifestyle. Founded in 2013, her namesake label challenges the notion of modernity as it relates to the global, evolving woman. Steadfast in our commitment to offer goods of quality construction, we continue to explore the OMONDI philosophy that states beauty as an object of culture, logic and grace.