Job: Hand Weaving Assistant | Araminta Campbell

Araminta Campbell
Embracing traditional craftsmanship and timeless design, Araminta Campbell create textiles that express Scotland’s natural beauty and weaving heritage.

As a small team of designers and artisans, they keep things personal and put quality at the heart of everything they do.

Their mission is to create beautiful products that stand the test of time as well as helping to sustain the traditional skills, rural suppliers and talented craftspeople of the British Isles.

From their weaving studio in Edinburgh they hand craft their Signature collection of British alpaca accessories as well as offering Minta, their contemporary interiors line and the Heritage bespoke tweed and tartan service.The Role
The successful candidate will be a key member of their team with the vital role of working on the hand-weaving of the Signature range seeing through the full production process.
The responsibilities will be to:
– Hand-weave and finish the Signature products.
– Support the Head of Hand-weaving in other aspect of their role.
– Studio maintenance.
– Work as part of the team as it grows and develops the business.

The ideal candidate should
– Be confident at weaving and setting up a loom.
– Have excellent attention to detail and quality.
– Be a good communicator and an enthusiastic team member who can also work autonomously within their own area of responsibility
– Well organised and able to manage their own work load.
– Demonstrate a flexible attitude towards supporting in other areas of the business

This position is part-time 2 or 3 days per week, these must fall on weekdays. Days can be flexible. It is a project-based role for the completion of an order, with potential for future employment.

Closing date for applications is 12th January 2020, 12 noon.
Location- Leith, Edinburgh
Hourly Living Wage
Part-time position
Project bases position 3-4 months
Start- January 2020
Interviews will be conducted in early-mid January.

Please submit a CV and covering letter to with the subject title of Hand-Weaver Application. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. Please state your availability and relevant information on your skills and experience relating to the job specification.

Text and photography: Araminta Campbell

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