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Patternmaker The Patternmaker is responsible for bringing apparel designs to life in a tangible manner by working closely with the Design and Technical Design teams while creating and maintaining the fit, form, function, and specifications of the garments. Their main responsibility is to create 1st through production patterns that reflect standard fit and specs while executing Design’s vision and ensuring said patterns are ready to be adapted for bulk production
Responsibilities: Participates in product review meetings and other presentations, as necessary. Works directly with the Technical Design, Sample room team, and Designers and Production Management Develop accurate sample & production patterns based on sketches from the design department Attend fittings for both sample and production garments and perform necessary corrections as a result of fitting notes/revisions Continually research new ideas & concepts for potential future designs Troubleshoot potential production issues before samples are made, for both aesthetic & cost purposes Maintain all standards in regard to grading, construction, how-to-measure, and other procedures Actively collaborate with design department, other pattern maker, quality control staff, and product development department Monitor garment/fabric shrinkage Complete assignments in a timely & accurate manner Work directly with department managers and following all tech pack requirements Identifies problems and/or opportunities, makes recommendations and takes a leadership role with the implementation of solutions that improve department efficiency and quality of garment development Applies technical expertise to troubleshoot hold ups and remove bottlenecks in development and pre-production engineering process.
Required skills: 5+ years pattern making experience required Experience using Gerber technology Functional knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Bachelor’s degree or fashion school degree in Fashion Merchandising or Pattern Making preferred Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
If you are interested, please respond with your updated resume and portfolio.