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Intern Denim Design

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Design & Product
May 8, 2024
Intern Denim Design

Intern Denim Design

We Are Denim Heads.  

We love denim. Live and breathe it. It’s in our DNA. At G-Star, we see no limit to what denim can do. We believe it can be force of progress and innovation for both people and planet. How? By hiring the most creative, curious, and caring minds. People who think beyond fashion. Bringing big ideas to big challenges. Driven by possibility. Those who work hard, make mistakes, but always continue to grow. Denim is in our DNA, our people are our stitching.  
Join the denim heads making raw denim.  

NOTE: You need to have work authorization/study permit in The Netherlands – no immigration support is available for internships. 

Here's what we'll do together:
Is your passion for product as high as ours? In this internship, you will learn how a global design-lead brand operates and works. To use all the tools required to create a collection: digital (Illustrator, Photoshop and CLO 3D), physical (sewing and making), how a denim brand creates products with a consistent look and feel that adhere to a specific design DNA. We have various positions to fill, ranging from presentation and concept preparation, digital design (CLO 3D) and hands-on mock-up development and prototyping. 

Your tasks & responsibilities:
As our new Intern Design Denim, you help with : 

  • Researching market trends online for fit/silhouette, fabric, washes, treatments, color and design direction.
  • Making boards/overviews for design presentations.
  • Conducting research in the G-Star archive (consisting of 23,000 vintage garments) for specific garments or details. 
  • Attending design meetings with your designer to learn about all aspects of the design process.
  • Making mock-ups of design ideas, such as pockets, sleeves, hoods etc. in the G-Star Atelier.
  • Creating and updating tech-packs ready to be sent to factories in order for them to produce our designs.

Here's what you bring to the table:

  • A positive attitude with a willingness to work hard as part of team 
  • Flexibility with regards to the tasks you will be asked to perform 
  • A passion for design and a keenness to learn 
  • You know your way around Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop (CLO 3D experience is welcome) 
  • A creative and exploratory mind 
  • You are available for a period of 5-6 months starting in August/September 2024 
  • You are enrolled at university or college for the full length of the internship, in the Netherlands or within the EU 
  • If you are studying within the EU, you are in possession of a mandatory internship assignment from your school   
  • You are already living in the Netherlands or able to relocate quickly, and have a BSN (or in process of getting one); 
  • Fashion? You live and breathe it! 
  • You are a student of a Bachelor/Master in Fashion Design or a related education. 

Finally, are you flexible creative and innovative? Do you have an excellent verbal and written communication skills in English? Then we’d love to meet you! 

Here's what we bring to the table:
Next to a compensation of €600 per month for your internship, working at G-Star brings so many perks and exciting opportunities, we don’t know where to begin… How about: 

  • An awesome and diverse team that collaborates to inspire 
  • A work environment that offers room for fun, inspiration and innovation 
  • A clothing budget of €400 to buy the latest G-Star items!  
  • To keep up the greatness we also offer you a healthy, fresh, and delicious lunch in our HQ in Amsterdam.  
  • If you don’t have an OV student travel card, we will cover your travel expenses. 
  • You will also enjoy two paid days of leave per month! 

‚ÄčWhat will happen next ? 

  • We will thoroughly review your application (CV & Portfolio).
  • We have an international community at G-Star, so please apply in English.
  • When we hopefully find what we are looking for, we will get in touch with you and if it’s a good fit, we’ll plan our first interview.
  • Before the second interview, we will ask you to play a couple of short neuroscientific games. These games provide you with the opportunity to showcase your potential, talents, and personality. As a result, we can ensure equal opportunities for everyone who applies, by evaluating everyone based on objective, scientifically proven insights rather than gut feeling.
  • When we’re ready to commit to each other, we will congratulate you on your brand new internship and discuss the next steps.

We look forward to seeing you on the onboarding day!