Pattern maker for clothing
Patternmaker Job Description
We are looking for a skilled patternmaker to create patterns for our manufacturing company. In this role you will be required to study the drawings and specs to create paper templates, and design the final pattern for production.
To ensure success as a patternmaker, you should have extensive experience with pattern design, fine motor skills, and a good eye for detail. A top-class patternmaker perfectly translates the ideas of the designer into a reliable and repeatable pattern that can be sent to the manufacturer.
Meeting with product designers to discuss the base design.
Reading and interpreting design models and blueprints.
Creating rough-draft templates using computer drafting software and freehand techniques.
Measuring, cutting, and designing patterns in the material required.
Double-checking the pattern dimensions and style.
Sending the initial pattern for a manufacture check.
Meeting with designers to review the final product.
Tweaking the pattern and filing the design.
Reporting back to company managers.