Experienced Machinist - Full or Part Time Permanent Position

We are looking for someone who has experience using sewing machines, over lockers and sewing by hand. Your day to day will involve processing orders, sewing and overlocking a large volume of varied products from cushions and deckchairs to hot water bottle covers and aprons. Experience with industrial sewing machines is ideal but not essential. Your job will also involve printing, measuring and cutting fabric to specific requirements, all of which will be taught on the job. 

This is an ideal position for someone who is keen to gain experience working for a busy design company and develop a valuable understanding of production methods in the design world. Beyond that, you will be a part of an experimental design brand that is always pushing for new and interesting ways to grow and will play a key part in the prototyping phases of new products. 

We are an inclusive employer who are seeking the best possible person for this position which has a lot of potential growth within our company. You do not require any formal qualifications or certificates for this position. If you are skilled at sewing, a hard worker and right for this position, then you’re the right person for the job, regardless of your educational background. 

• A confident ability to operate either a domestic or industrial sewing machine.
• Availability to work between 3 – 5 days a week. 

• Experience using industrial sewing machines.
• Experience using overlocking machines.
• Experience working with fabric printing and textile manipulation.

Location: Bishop Auckland
Type: Permanent
Basis: Full Time or Part Time   25 – 35 hours per week.
Interview Date: asap
Start Date: asap
Salary Details: Starting salary is national minimum wage.
Method of application: Contact direct for information
Contact name for applications: Rab Moghal

E-mail: rab@gillianarnold.com
Telephone: 0800 625 0625

Photography and Models - Work Experience/TFP

Gain Valuable Work Experience with Camera, Lighting and Studio Set Up.
We are seeking a creative, ambitious and highly motivated photographers and models looking for professional experience to create, or expand on, their portfolio.

Are you a photographer or model just starting out and looking to create a dynamic professional portfolio? At Gillian Arnold, you will have access to professional industry standard equipment, professional lighting and strobe lighting, interior sets and software. You will be able to experiment with a range of photography styles from shooting full interior sets to gifts and jewellery.
Our design range is striking to look at with an unrivaled colour palate and eclectic range of bold tropical botanical and botanical inspired designs. This collection of work will truly standout any portfolio.
What you will gain –
Professional work experience with a design company to create a full portfolio of images to be used across a range of online platforms from retail to blogs and even press.
You will have full access to the photography, for use in your portfolio, cv and as a reference for the standard and calibre of your work along with an official accreditation on our website and link to your website. Your work will be seen by thousands of people.
What we will gain –
A refreshed collection of photography for our many product lines which we will use throughout all our online media and sales.
If you are interested please get in touch with Rab Moghal:
0800 625 0625

Work Experience Placements & Internships

We are seeking people with a passion for product design who want to learn more about what goes into the actual producing of home wares, soft furnishings and jewellery. We will guide you through making some of our products that will then go on to be sold in UK retailers throughout the country.
This is a great opportunity for anyone who is going into a design led business in the future, you will gain practical hands on experience from a team of artists and designers as well as gaining excellent work experience that will look fantastic on your CV.
If you are interested in either our apprenticeship or internship this would also be a great place to get started, getting to grips with what we do.