14 August 2014

Such Sweet Tierney is Hiring



It seems only fitting that our first official blog entry be something so exciting.  We are currently looking for amazing people who want to help Such Sweet Tierney grow.

About us: We are a handcrafted textile and design brand that produces a line of screen-printed accessories and home goods.   We recently moved to a new space in pioneer square and need your help! We have two types of positions available.

Part time Production Seamstress/seamster:

-Minimum of 3-5 years sewing experience, bonus points for experience with industrial sewing machine, sergers and other production equipment .  (If you already have your own industrial sewing machine we can talk more about that too)

-Quick thinker, problem solver and proactive solution seeker.  Knows when to ask for help and when to problem solve on their own. 

-Strong collaborative working style.  SST is looking to grow in a team atmosphere, ability to work with others and share ideas is highly encouraged.

-Strong understanding of patterns and pattern making. 

-Highest regard for quality, and able to meet fast production pace.

-Experience sewing heavier materials such as canvas, leather and waxed canvas is a plus, but not required. 

-Able to commit to a minimum of 10-15 hours a week during the daytime, days of the week flexible.  Weekend availability not required, but consistent availability through holidays a MUST.   Potential for more hours based on production quality, and availability as we grow.
 
-Have reliable transportation methods to get to studio in pioneer square.

Compensation:
-negotiable based on experience, equipment, etc.  We can discuss hrly vs. per piece options.  Please send your resume + any photos of your work to suchsweettierney@gmail.com



Internship:

Looking for fashion forward individuals who have an infinity for design, color, pattern and texture. 

-10-12 hrs a week, days and times flexible but preferable within mon-Saturday and between 9am-6pm.  Commitment of internship is 3 months.

-Fast learner, note taker and detail oriented. We love all forms of lists, the more the merrier. 

-Able to work both collaboratively and autonomously with strong sense of problem solving.  Know when to google on your own and when to ask for help!

-Must have your own reliable method of transportation via car, bus, biking or walking to our studio in pioneer square.

Areas in which you will gain experience:
- Learn how to manage an E-commerce shop, work with wholesalers, and create brand buzz via social media.

-inventory organization, order fulfillment (prepare/package)  and supply ordering including how to source materials.

-Learn how to style products for photo shoots and social media.

-Production methods including bulk fabric cutting, pattern making, silk-screening, sewing and more!

-Assist in trade shows/craft shows including selling, building  booth display and setup/take down.

Benefits/compensation:
-this in an unpaid internship for the duration of 3 months with the understanding that while you will not be paid monetarily you will be compensated with products from our line, training in entrepreneurship & silkscreen methods, textile production and more.  You will learn the ins and outs of a quickly growing handmade business and have access to our equipment including sewing machines, silk screening equipment, etc.  You will have the opportunity to grow your business knowledge and design skill set. 

At the end of your internship part time employment opportunities will be evaluated.  We may also offer positions to those we feel would be a good fit at any time during the internship as well.  If you are looking to fulfill school requirements with your internship, let us know and we will happily work with your school!

Please send us your resume and days/times of availability to : suchsweettierney@gmail.com

We can't wait to hear from you!  We've got some amazing things in the works and would love for you to be a part of our journey.