Head of Pattern Cutting and Atelier

London, United Kingdom
Salary based on experience
15 Sep 2021
15 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Working within the London studio, the Head of Pattern Cutting and Atelier will be a senior Pattern Cutter, responsible for managing a small team of Pattern Cutters, Seamstresses and Cutters – both permanent and freelance. Working with the Design team to create the highest quality patterns with the best fit. You will be responsible for workflow planning, ensuring the smooth running of the atelier. 

Manual and Gerber pattern cutting, creation of accurate first patterns working from designer inspiration and sketches.

Responsible for managing a team of pattern cutters and seamstresses, including task allocation and development   

Planning atelier workload in line with Design and Production schedules   

Working with and training junior members of the team 

Responsible for each pattern, from first pattern taking this through from sampling to production sealing. Provide measurement charts for production    

Participating in all design/development/salesman sample fittings, being on hand to attend in production fittings as necessary      

Develop a checklist of Pattern Cutting rules to be followed by Atelier staff      

Support Design department with advice on best construction and finishing techniques  

Working with Head of Product to schedule freelance staff