JLD-Studios is looking for talented freelancers and enthusiastic interns to join our team! We have an immediate opening for a full-time Production Assistant.  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!



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


Do you believe in US Manufacturing and Getting Sh!t Done? Then this job is for you! JLD-Studios is looking for a proactive, detail oriented, candidate to join their manufacturing team.

JLD-Studios manufacturers knit activewear clothing for small brands. To achieve this, they focus on continuous learning, clear communication, and a simple process. Candidates should be committed to this environment to make fashion accessible.


– Operate Laser Cutter

– Operate Sublimation Heat Press

– Manage Inventory

– Prepare all Production Materials for Sewing Process

– Review Materials, Sewing Progress, and Finished Garments for Quality Assurance

– Clean and Maintain machinery

JLD-Studios offers 2 weeks’ vacation, 10 paid holidays (including your birthday), and 5 sick days. Plus, we have a friendly office pup and enjoy a good potluck or BBQ.


– 3+ years Working in a Production Environment

– Experience Training Employees on Equipment

– Detail Orientated and Organized

– Strong Communication Skills

– Capable of Lifting 50lbs Repeatedly Throughout Day

If this sounds like a team you’d like to join, please submit resume along with cover letter outlining your interest in this position to info@jld-studios.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Fashion Marketing Intern

Social Media Intern

Opportunity to apply skills learned in the classroom to a real campaign.  Develop and utilize online marketing campaigns, including social media, blogging, and general website SEO. Track and monitor results to create a final report for JLD-Studios.

It’s a great opportunity to learn how to react and adjust a marketing plan in real-time.  With clear client direction and room for creative input, grow your skillset in a fun fashion environment.

– Must have an education in marketing
– 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.
– Select a brand, describe their core customer, and the top marketing tool used to engage this customer
– 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.

– 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!


– 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!