KNITWEAR LAB – ISTANBUL is on the lookout for a Programmer who can develop and bring knitwear design ideas to life.


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 Programmer you will translate developed knitwear prototypes for production, using the M1 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.


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:

* 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)
* 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
* 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