Job: Neuba

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Neuba is looking for a diligent and creative weave designer with a strong knowledge of hand weaving and a good understanding in Jacquard. The applicant needs at least one year of experience in the weaving industry and experience working with layered & multiple warped cloths would be a strong advantage.

Neuba is a small, independent British brand, working between England and India, producing hand-woven menswear. They explore the physical richness achievable with highly tactile weaves, traditional skills and contemporary textile design.

Neuba is retailed through high-level independent boutiques around the world.

The project will be based in London and will last for a negotiable six weeks, including a minimum fortnight of practical hand weaving time by the selected designer. Throughout the project they will work closely with the team to conceptualise and produce 4 – 6 new designs. This will be realised through two warp setups with 2-3 swatches/iterations minimum on each setup. Designs carried forward to production will form part of Neuba’s Spring Summer 2016 collection.

A dobby loom will be available for the project if required.

The person selected will also have to work up a design concept for the collection including a ‘sketchbook’, mood board,  and colour palette and be able to execute detailed technical notes to liase with the mill in India.

It is planned that the project will commence in early 2015. Applicants should email their CV and a photographic portfolio (2-3 A4 pages) with a short covering note about why they are interested in this project by 1st November. Successful candidates for interview will be notified by 4th November with interviews being held on the 8th.

Email: aldo@neuba.uk
www.neuba.uk

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