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Pattern Making & Design Manager

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The Light and Leadership Initiative -- Huaycán, Perú
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Ate, Metropolitan Municipality of Lima, Peru

The Light and Leadership Initiative -- Huaycán, Perú


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Published 4 months ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Pattern Making & Design Manager

Huaywasi: Handmade in Peru is an ethical fashion organization working directly with female artisans in Huaycán, Lima, Perú. Our goal is to provide safe working conditions, fair wages for work, and support to the Light Leadership Initiative’s cause of free, high quality and accessible education for Huaycán families.

Huaywasi is a fair trade social enterprise artisan project part of the Light and Leadership Initiative (LLI) and we operate within LLI offices. Huaywasi profits filter back into LLI’s education programs to provide free educational opportunities to children in the areas of yoga, coding, English as a Foreign Language, reading and more! Learn more about LLI's work at www.lightandleadership.org.

First, let's decide if a Huaywasi internship is the right fit for you:

  1. Do you speak at least intermediate Spanish? We require different speaking levels based on the placement.
  2. Do you have experience in fashion design, business development, digital marketing, social media, or graphic design/photography?
  3. Are you passionate about fair wages and fair trade? Are you eager to learn alongside artisans and gain insight into Peruvian culture?

Internship Description: Work directly with the artisans to design the next season's collection. Create the best timeless pieces with Peruvian twists. Manage production of the entire collection from sourcing materials, consulting with artisans, and contributing design ideas.

Final Product: Leave Huaywasi having successfully managed the production of the seasons collection from design, consultation, manufacturing, and shipping. Contributed designs will be produced in the next season's collection.

Requirements: Skill and experience in pattern making and creating sizing guides. Provide a portfolio of previous designs. Must speak intermediate Spanish.

Huaywasi: Handmade in Peru is an ethical fashion organization working directly with female artisans in Huaycán, Lima, Perú. Our goal is to provide safe working conditions, fair wages for work, and support to the Light Leadership Initiative’s…

Details at a glance

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Location

Ate, Metropolitan Municipality of Lima, PE

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Deborah Azer, huaywasi@lightandleadership.org.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Deborah Azer, huaywasi@lightandleadership.org.

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