Tuesday, August 12, 2008

HELP WANTED: Sewers for contract work with local toy company

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The Happy Worker crew

Crafty seamstresses and hobby sewers wanted for contract work

SHORT JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you a fan of toys, dolls and pop culture, and a big kid at heart? Are you interested in working with a creative and entrepreneurial company? Happy Worker is on the hunt for a top notch seamstress and sewer who loves making custom items.

We're looking for a contract seamstress or hobby sewer, but only if:

You are a…
- Experienced, talented sewer, able to create a variety of sewn items, including clothing, plush, and miniature play items
- Creative designer, able to conceptualize and create patterns for a desired finished product
- Person who sews professionally, or likes to sew on evenings and weekends as a hobby or side
- Self-motivated go-getter, able to work with minimal direction

Your Creative Mission is to…
- Work on a project by project basis, according to client needs and pro! duct requests
- Help create designs for never before seen clothing, toys and plush items
- Design patterns based on 2D or 3D drawings, suggest textiles and materials, and perform all cutting and sewing
- Create sample items for client approval. Perform alternations as requested
- Sew items in quantities from a few dozen to hundreds, depending on the project
- Use your expertise to ensure retail quality finished products, with high attention to detail
- Work productively, whether during the week day, on evenings or weekends
- Give your feedback and suggestions on products and projects

FYI…
- Competitive compensation will be provided on a project by project basis
- All interested applicants should possess or have access to their own equipment, tools and working space. (Ideally in the GTA)
- Happy Worker's a small, crack team of toy, doll and marketing pros who have been designing, manufacturing and marketing custom products and gifts since 2003. For even more about us, please visit www.happyworker.com

Interested or have questions?...
- Give us a call or write us an email with your interest p: (416) 915-0063 e: heidi.bedore@happyworker.com
- Send (in digital photo-form) a piece (or two) of your sample work. We especially like to see clothing items, crafty personal projects and plush items. We may also ask you to send the item in, if the image doesn’t do your creation the justice it deserves.

3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi there, have any avialable posistion for now? as a sewer?

7:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi. It's Jan 8, 2009 and I am looking for a way to use my creative abilities in sewing...this ad seems perfect. are you still looking for someone? If so, please reply to my email.mjgordon@providencehouse.ca Thanks, MJ

12:30 PM  
Blogger toronto craft alert said...

to the above commenters, please email the happy worker crew directly about this (email in the post)...we are listing their call out for help but not managing it beyond that.

thanks!

12:36 PM  

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