Patternmaker

24 Seven Talent
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 30 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion

Patternmaker

As the Patternmaker, you will manage the patter, spec, and grading process for all projects. You

will be responsible for learning any new software and technologies to help improve all related

processes. The ideal candidate is a talented and creative pattern maker with experience

creating samples based on sketches and descriptions.

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:

• 10+ years of experience in patternmaking, garment, and/or costume construction

• 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

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