Fashion

Freelance
11-20-2017
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Job# 26045 BH# 337173
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Patternmaker

Client Overview:

Our client is an iconic fashion brand creating the latest apparel and accessories. With their innovative, on-trend, and creative designs, you can dress effortlessly cool every day.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for drafting patterns, managing fittings, and adjusting patterns accordingly. You would also be responsible for collaborating with cross-functional teams, including design, merchandising, and product management to obtain a clear understanding of the seasonal objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft first patterns and ensure each pattern is carried through from the designer’s sketch to final pattern; ensure patterns accommodate fabric, silhouette, and proportion
  • Partner with sample sewers and work from tech pack comments and follow each action point to finalize the pattern for production
  • Partner with cross-functional teams, communicate clearly, and ensure patterns achieve the desired finishing specifications
  • Work with design, merchandising, and product management to obtain a clear understanding of the seasonal objectives and strategies for sourcing, new garment development, and costing
  • Send sample and production patterns, final specifications, and sewing instructions to factories for development and production 
  • Manage fittings, feedback, and pattern revisions; provide grading, pattern, and sewing support to external factories 
     

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in fashion design or related field
  • Patternmaking experience
  • Strong understanding of garment construction, fit standards, patternmaking, grading, and specification packages