Our well-known fur business, boasting over 100 years of industry excellence and tradition, is excited to extend an opportunity for an Apprentice Furrier position. We are on the search for an individual who brings foundational knowledge in furrier work, combined with a profound eagerness to hone their skills and advance to a Master Furrier level under the guidance of our seasoned professionals.
Role and Responsibilities:
As an Apprentice Furrier in our esteemed business, you will:
- Engage in active learning and hands-on experience alongside Master Furriers, delving deeper into the art of fur treatment, grading, and bespoke garment creation.
- Enhance your skills in pattern making, precise fur cutting, skin opening, and both machine and hand sewing of fur.
- Master the techniques required for repairing and restoring damaged fur skins to their original glory.
- Practice the specialized craft of blocking and finishing fur garments to perfection.
- Play a role in the restyling and altering of existing fur garments, ensuring they meet our high standards and client expectations.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Demonstrable foundational knowledge and skills in furrier work, and a strong aspiration to progress towards becoming a Master Furrier.
- A basic yet solid understanding of garment construction, with a particular focus on fur materials.
- A sharp eye for detail, a commitment to precision, and a proactive mindset geared towards continuous learning and skill enhancement.
- The ability to diligently follow instructions and work cohesively under the mentorship of experienced furriers.
- Excellent communication skills, and a capacity to work harmoniously within a team setting.
- Unwavering reliability, punctuality, and a robust work ethic.
How to Apply:
Please submit your resume, a comprehensive cover letter detailing your current skills in furrier work and your passion for the craft, along with any relevant portfolio pieces or work samples.