Atelier

Creative Pattern Cutter

£
30000
35000
annum
01/08/2019
Freedom Recruit
West London, London

My client are currently hiring for a Creative Pattern Cutter to cover the maternity leave for 12-14 months. I am looking for an experienced Creative Pattern Cutter, who has at least 5 years' experience working in Luxury Fashion with good tailoring knowledge.

* The interpretation of designs into wearable garments.
* Working within an agreed critical path on multiple patterns for each collection
* Attending fit sessions and ensuring accurate implementation of comments into patterns following fit sessions.
* Liaising with designers and sample machinists during the sampling process to achieve the best results.
* Creating final production patterns ensuring patterns and lay plans are made cost-effectively.
* Responsibility for the e-mailing of patterns and manufacturing specifications to factories & for maintaining accurate records of all information distributed.
* Please note that we have a garment tech, this role is pattern cutting and grading.

Candidates applying for this role should have:

  • A passion to create great garments.
  • A relevant qualification gained from a recognised institute.
  • Ability to develop first patterns from design illustrations.
  • Knowledge of any computer aided pattern software
  • Strong technical knowledge of structured garment construction and tailored garments.
  • Varied pattern cutting experience with woven fabrics.
  • Industry experience working with external production factories.
  • Commercial awareness with regards to cost effective manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of CAD/CAD systems (such as Gerber, Lectra etc.)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft programmes in particular Excel and Outlook.
  • Grading knowledge.
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure to set deadlines.
  • Familiarity of working with a garment technologist to ensure consistency in technical specifications packs for factories
  • A self-motivated person with good communication skills, happy to engage with the others and working as part of the design team including our in-house workroom.
  • Illustrator and Photoshop advantageous.

RECRUITING

Natalie Smith

If this Creative Pattern Cutter role interests you, please click the ‘Apply’ button and submit your cv with your portfolio and quote reference 58260_1575296601.

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