KNITWEAR LAB – ISTANBUL: Seeking Programmer (Senior) who can develop and bring knitwear design ideas alive


KNITWEAR LAB is a cutting-edge design and manufacturing company specializing in innovative knitwear products. We design, develop and produce knitwear for international designers, prominent brands and other purposes. We pride ourselves on pushing the boundaries of creativity and technology in the world of knitwear design. Our head office in Almere – The Netherlands is focused on research, design and product development. At our LAB in Istanbul – Turkey, we take care of high-quality productions in small quantities. Besides, KNITWEAR LAB has its own brand, offering our own collection of scarves, socks and other knitted accessories. Since both our LABs are growing, we are on the lookout to expand our team with new talent.


Job description

As a Programmer (Senior) you will translate developed knitwear prototypes for production, using the Create Design – Plus software of STOLL. After prototypes are developed at KNITWEAR LAB Almere, the sampling and production is executed at KNITWEAR LAB Istanbul. The programmer is in close collaboration with knitwear specialists at KNITWEAR LAB Almere, who most of the time develop the prototypes, while KNITWEAR LAB Istanbul takes care of production ready programs. Key points of importance in programming will be shaping, sizing and grading. In addition, the programmer must be familiar with the latest software and STOLL machinery, as well as to be able to operate it.

* 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



* High level programming skills (STOLL)
* An experienced programming specialist who is able to lead and educate other knitwear and production specialists
* Creative programming: you are not afraid to go beyond traditional confection methods (we do not produce obvious products)
* Fluent in Turkish, verbal and written. English or other languages are encouraged.
* Passion for craftsmanship
* Creative problem-solving skills
* A strong attention to detail as well as a hard-working, hands-on mentality
* Clear communication and interpersonal skills
* Spontaneous, positive, pro-active team player
* The ability to take initiative and responsibility
* Open minded and inclusive attitude


Application Instructions:

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KNITWEAR LAB is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.