Garment Technologist

We are looking for a Garment Tech to join our growing team in Barnsley! Reporting to the Head of Technical, and working closely with our wider Production and Sustainability Team - this is a brand new position where you will have the chance to make a real impact, in one of the fastest growing brands in the UK!!

What will you be doing? 

  • Evaluating new clothing designs
  • Creating product specifications, sending fit comments and production instructions
  • Identifying suitable materials and accessories, in line with Lucy & Yak’s sustainability practices
  • Working to the Critical Path maintaining deadlines
  • Analysing product returns and faults, making recommendations for product improvement
  • Ensure products are produced to budget
  • Maintaining high quality levels - working closely with our QC team and Product team in the UK, our India team and also directly with suppliers

What are we looking for?

  • 3 years’ experience minimum in a Garment Tech role
  • Experience working with Jersey (required) and Knitwear (desirable) 
  • An understanding of Pattern Cutting
  • A strong interest in and desire to work in a Sustainability/Circularity focussed business
  • Garment testing experience, and an understanding of Test Reports
  • Experience of working with Plus Size would be a bonus
  • A committed, flexible and passionate attitude to work!!!

What are we proud of? 

  • We are a certified Living Wage employer
  • We work every day to improve our social and environmental impact (see website for more details).
  • 4 day working week!!
  • Constant growth - we are one of the most exciting & fastest growing brands in the UK and can’t wait to welcome more people into the business to join us on this mission!   

The fine print 

  • £25-30k annually
  • Based in South Yorkshire (Barnsley)
  • CLOSING DATE - 29/07/22
  • Please send a CV to our careers team - careers@lucyandyak.com

Thank you for your application in advance. Due to the high volumes of applications and being a small team, we are only able to respond to successful candidates. Love, Lucy & Yak x