Pattern Maker

SWIM USA
Bethlehem, PA, USA
Posted 17 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: To translate a design sketch or vendor technical package into a fitted garment at the highest quality level using fit models and dress formsTo execute the pattern and sewing construction for mass production, in an efficient and cost effective mannerTo create/ oversee building of technical package for patterns they createTo meet all pattern deadlines based on priorities set by product managers, internal and vendor calendarsTo communicate with agents/factories regarding any pattern or sewing questionsTo review grading of patterns and specs for spec accounts(those who have specific requirements as to fit and grade rules)To attend fittings of factory samples and communicate verbally comments to technical designer for sending to the factoryTo create and build sloper libraries and tech package templatesMark patterns with correct informationBe able to meet deadlinesAll other duties as assigned by the Technical Design Manager/Head Pattern MakerQualifications/Requirements: Education:

High School or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design, or Associate in pattern makingExperience:

A minimum of 2 years hands on working experience as a Pattern MakerSkills:Computer knowledge of pattern technology Computer knowledge of basic computer skills Knowledge of physical draping preferred Knowledge of fundamental skills in pattern making The ability to communicate clearly to sewers, manufacturers, and vendors Knowledge of working with swimwear fabrics is preferred The ability to understand the risk of decisions and how they affect the production process Create alternative solutions to designer/customer The ability to be a technical resource to design team and Product Manager The ability to relay fit comments to Associates when necessary The ability to consider the fabric used for swimwear and evaluate fit Knowledge of illustrator is preferredWorking Conditions: office, warehouse, and other (Mon thru Fri, 8 hrs. /day.

Physical Demands

Over time as needed)Travel:

Must be able to stand, sit, and walk 8 hours/day

Vision requirements correctable to 20/20 vision

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