Apparel Design/Product Development Working Student

At a glance

Join the team of one of the fastest growing clothing companies in Switzerland as per the recent FT survey of the 1´000 fastest growing companies in Europe, which ranked Dagsmejan as #48 overall, #1 in the apparel and fashion industry in Europe and #1 in Switzerland. Dagsmejan combines sustainability with innovation while bringing game-changing improvements into the sleepwear category. In order to further support and strengthen our team we are now looking for an APPAREL DESIGN/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT WORKING STUDENT (“WERKSTUDENT”) who would work within our product development team as well as on cross-functional projects, starting immediately.

What we offer...

  • An opportunity to positively influence everybody’s life. Sleep is one of the most important instruments for our personal health and wellbeing – here at Dagsmejan you can make a difference
  • Not stuck in a rut! At Dagsmejan every day brings new challenges and new opportunities in a vibrant and truly innovative start-up environment. In this working student position you will have the opportunity to gain insights and hands-on experience in all functional areas of product development of a high-growth D2C business
  • A position to make an impact. We are only at the beginning of our mission to bring better sleep to the world. Together with the team you will shape the future of Dagsmejan and of how to sleep smart
  • Top office location in the heart of Zürich
  • Part time working student position, 8h/week

What you will be doing…

  • Design & development: Support the internal product development process, working with the Product Developer on trend & color research, setting up technical drawings and techpacks for new concepts, bringing ideas from sketch to production, supporting on trim developments
  • Material management: Manage and maintain the lab dip and fabric library
  • Samples & fitting: Measure and prepare samples for the internal fitting sessions, assist during the fittings and record changes and comments
  • Sample management: Manage and maintain the development and production sample library, assist in photo shooting sample preparations
  • Support in day-to-day operational tasks and participate in cross-functional projects with other departments

Your profile...

  • A fashion design/textiles student who completed at least 3 semesters with focus on apparel technology, product engineering and apparel development
  • First experiences in fashion design, textiles and/or product A good understanding and sense for materials, workmanship and fit is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge in working in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign
  • Good knowledge in working with Microsoft Office, especially with Excel
  • Ability to work independently & structured and aim for high-quality work, interested to get hands-on experience in a high-paced start-up environment where you can make a difference
  • Comfortable working in an international, multi-cultural environment
  • Flexibility, working hand-in-hand with the team, but meanwhile also taking responsibility for own tasks and bringing along an open-minded working manner
  • Fluency in English (oral and in writing). German is a plus, but no must
  • An interest in health and wellbeing

Want to join us?

Then we'd be more than happy to receive your application! If you have more specific questions, you are welcome to contact us via: