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Job title: Patternmaker
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Los Angeles
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 431030
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman

Job description

* Junior's Category
*Programs: Optitex, 3D Brozwear plus

Patternmaker Responsibilities:

· Translate a design or sketch or vendor technical package into a fitted garment at the highest quality level using fit models and dress forms

· Responsible for communicating fit, balance, and construction to cross functional partners

· Develop and create patterns using Design team’s sketches as guides

· Provide feedback and suggest alternatives to ensure sketch can be translated into a pattern

· Ensure the overall vision and design detail are interpreted correctly and realistically in samples

· Create standards for construction and assist in resolving construction issues in development and production

· Serve as the technical voice in development and production fittings

· Inspect finished samples to ensure pattern accuracy and advise on changes

· Collaborate with product development and technical design as necessary to solve any production issues that arise

· Contribute to the creation and use of block pattern library

· Prioritize workload based on Design and calendar dates

· Participate in collaborative meetings, brainstorming and troubleshooting construction questions and issues

· Meet all pattern deadlines based on priorities set by product managers, internal and vendor calendars



Patternmaker Qualifications:

· Strong knowledge of textiles, patterning, draping and sewing

· Preferable training in Lectra or similar patternmaking software

· Proficient in computer patternmaking programs

· Excellent draping and/or flat patternmaking skills

· Possesses strong team playing and communication skills

· Ability to be proactive in planning and contribute to hitting aggressive timeline goals

· Experience with industrial sewing equipment a bonus

Start immediately. 
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