design coordinator

full time, warriewood head office


who are we 

authentic clothes, honestly made. bassike was founded on three principles: considered design, responsible business and sustainable manufacturing. our collections are designed in australia, with more than 95% of our garments made in australia. we have been formally certified as a carbon neutral organisation by climate active, the most rigorous and credible australian standard. we have also recently been B Corp certified by B Lab. we live our values, which centre on respect for our community, respect for local industry and respect for our planet. bassike is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer. we encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


we seek a highly organised & detail oriented design co-ordinator to join the design/development team working on our women’s mainline collections. the successful candidate will be representing the bassike brand at an industry level, liaising closely with suppliers to ensure samples are produced to the highest quality and delivered on time. previous experience in a similar position with a focus on tailored garments made in a local manufacturing environment will be highly regarded.  


the primary purpose of this role includes: 

  • co-ordination of the production of samples

  • checking the fit, measurements and the workmanship of samples
  • documenting accurate fit notes at fittings and communicating these to the pattern maker
  • ensuring the most appropriate construction methods are used for each garment
  • overseeing fabric testing
  • co-ordinate the purchasing of trims and accessories
  • maintaining and updating the seasonal critical path 
  • use styleCAD to check garment measurements and yields when required
  • creation of accurate spec sheets for each new style
  • accurately enter all product details into BOMS using AP21
  • co-ordinate development to production handover with all details checked and documented
  • develop and maintain strong relationships with makers


the successful applicant will possess: 

  • tertiary qualifications in fashion design
  • 2 years relevant experience in a similar position (local production experience essential)
  • experience using AP21 database software will be highly regarded
  • competent knowledge and working understanding of fabric and garment construction
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • ability to successfully multi-task and contribute to a dynamic team environment
  • ability to work autonomously and proactively
  • high level of word, outlook, excel, illustrator and adobe
  • drivers’ license essential 


      how to apply: 

      to apply, please email your cv & covering letter addressing the role requirements as detailed above to

      we also ask that you answer the following questions within your covering letter:


      how do your personal interests align with the bassike brand?
      when has your determination paid-off professionally?
      why is bassike a brand you’d like to join?

      bassike acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future traditional custodians and elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples.