KNITWEAR LAB – ISTANBUL is on the lookout for several Modelists to make our knitwear come alive with precision and care.


KNITWEAR LAB is a young fast-growing company with a head office in Almere, The Netherlands and a production LAB in Istanbul, Turkey. We design, develop and produce knitwear for international designers, prominent brands and technical purposes. Our head office in The Netherlands is focused on research, design and product development. At our recently opened LAB in Istanbul, we take care of high-quality productions in small quantities. Since both our LABs are growing, we are on the lookout to expand our team with new talent.


Job description

As a Modelist you will take care of the confection of prototypes and pre-production samples that are produced at our LAB in Istanbul. Tasks may vary from handling and processing knitted fabrics or garments to washing, steaming, labeling and packaging. You will take care of quality control in each step and make sure a high standard of confection is reached. You will report directly to the production manager and work closely together with our merchandisers, programmers, knitters and production assistants.


What can we offer:

* Opportunity to work in an evolving environment with an international company culture
* Becoming part of a young, creative and energetic team
* Personal growth based on your personality and ambitions
* An honest salary


What we ask:

* The ability to work on linking machines in different gauges, sewing and locking machines
* High standard of delivering quality products
* A strong attention to detail as well as a hard-working, hands-on mentality
* Passion for craftmanship
* Creative problem-solving skills: you are not afraid to go beyond traditional confection methods (we do not produce the obvious products)
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Spontaneous, positive, pro-active team player but also an independent worker
* The ability to take initiative and responsibility
* Preferably a driver’s license
* Fluent in Turkish, verbal and written. English or other languages are encouraged.


If you believe you are a suitable candidate and want to leverage your skills at the most exciting knitwear company, please apply at