JLD-Studios is looking for talented freelancers and enthusiastic interns to join our team! We have an immediate opening for a sublimation heat press operator.  Internships are scheduled on a quarterly basis, and we work with your schedule.

Design Internship OpportunityMany of our interns and freelancers have become full-time staff here at JLD-Studios, or have gone on to work for big names, including Columbia Sportswear, Fred Meyer, and Merell (just to name a few). Currently accepting applications from current students and recent grads! Apply today!

CURRENT AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS:

  • Fashion Marketing – INTERN
  • Textile Design – INTERN

UPCOMING INTERNSHIPS:

  • Patternmaking – INTERN
  • Technical Design – INTERN
  • Production Assistant – INTERN
  • Production Sewing – INTERN

Sublimation Heat Press Operator – Freelance

We work with small brands dedicated to making their clothing in the US! With this growing market, JLD-Studios is in need of Heat Press Operator with the experience and know how to Get Shit Done!

Willing to work around your schedule; days, nights, or weekends. Position starts at 8-12 hours per week. This is a freelance position. Rate based on experience and availability.

REQUIREMENTS:
– Run sublimation jobs on rotary heat press
– Monitor print quality
– Communicate needs and errors with production team
– Track fabric usage and inventory yardage
– Maintain heat press
– Maintain a safe and clean work environment
– Capable of lifting 50lbs repeatedly throughout day

If you’re passionate about seeing more manufacturing in the US and love a dog friendly work environment, this jobs for you!
Help us help emerging brands launch and grow their US made clothing with custom dye sublimation fabrics.

To apply please send resume to info@jld-studios.com.  Availability & job experience must be included in email.


Fashion Marketing Intern

Social Media InternOpportunity to learn about online marketing campaigns, including social media, blogging, and general website SEO as it relates to the fashion industry.

It’s a great opportunity to learn how to react in real-time to what’s happening. Wide range of products covered, allowing greater growth potential.

REQUIREMENTS:
– Must have a solid interest in web, social media, and everything FASHION
– Knowledgeable on social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and
Pinterest, Instagram, and HootSuite
– Possess strong writing skills
– Strategic thinker with strong research skills and ability to articulate findings
– Ability to take direction and work independently when needed

SCHEDULE:  Two days per week, hours 10am – 3pm

APPLY: email resume and cover letter including the following information to info@jld-studios.com.
– Describe 3 current fashion trends happening right now
– List your top 3 favorite fashion blogs
– Explain which social media platform is your favorite and why


Textile Design Intern

fashion internship
Watercolor Textile Design

Have the opportunity to learn about production oriented textile design and the process of developing prints from concept to technical details. Also develop Illustrator and Photoshop skills specifically for textile design in the apparel, accessory and homegoods markets. This wide range of products allows interns to learn more about the different fashion markets.

REQUIREMENTS:
– Well rounded interest in fashion
– Basic understanding of Illustrator and Photoshop
– Strong research skills and ability to articulate findings
– Ability to take direction and work independently when needed

***Textile Degree or enrollment in a fashion program preferred***

SCHEDULE:  Two days per week, hours 10am – 3pm

APPLY: email resume and cover letter including the following information to info@jld-studios.com.
– Favorite current pattern trend and why
– 3 Brands that use pattern in an inspiring way
– 2-3 patterns or graphics you’ve developed


Production Assistant – INTERN

Fashion InternOpportunity to learn more about apparel small batch manufacturing operations in a real world, fast paced environment.

This position works with the head of production throughout the sampling and production for small and emerging brands Positions are hands-on. Must be ready to hit the ground running!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Assist head of production with organizing materials
– Learning the process of pre-production planning
– Place cord, spools of thread or other materials on spindles, insert bobbins, thread ends through machine guides and thread needles as necessary.
– Select supplies such as fasteners and thread to meet job requirements.
– Check garments and examine repair tags and markings on garments to locate defects or damage. Mark and repair mistakes as necessary. Trim threads as necessary.
– Observe machine operations and identify problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread or machine malfunctions and report such defects to supervisors. – As Needed
– Work with supervisor towards meeting performance standards.
– Maintain a safe and clean work environment.


Internships last for three months, 10 hours each week, and are hands on.  We won’t ask you to go get coffee, though with 2 espresso machines in the office, you can easily stay caffeinated!  Designers use Adobe Suite and Marketing Interns will mostly use various online social media/marketing platforms. While the internships are unpaid, we will work with you to attain school credit and provide a true industry learning environment.

Please submit your resume, portfolio example, and availability to info@jld-studios.com.

Thank you for considering a position with JLD-Studios.  We hope to hear from you soon!