Pattern Maker - Carolina Herrera New York (Fashion)

New York City, New York (US)
29 Nov 2021
29 Dec 2021
Contract Type


Responsible for creating original patterns for Design/Product Development

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned accordingly by the VP of Product Development.

  • Create paper patterns and muslins through techniques of draping and flat pattern making
  • Attend all fittings with design, take correction notes and execute corrections
  • Independently research to find new details, finishes, fabric manipulations
  • Work quickly and execute multiple patterns
  • Supervise construction of sample making by directing and monitoring fabric cutters and sewers
  • Work with outside contractors; ensure first sample from factory is correct and reflects original pattern
  • Active involvement with Production Department in adaptation of original sample pattern to production pattern
  • Conduct market research to stay informed of industry trends and competitor product
  • Attend VIP fittings and together with design; create made to measure garments; travel if required
  • Use of Lectra System to work more efficiently when drafting patterns; build pattern library within the system


  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in high-end/luxury women’s wear
  • Knowledge of cut & sew and stretch fabrics as well as embroideries
  • Thrive in fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Knowledge of the Lectra System a plus
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Must have strong organizational and managerial skills; be able to prioritize and multitask


  • Must be able to stand/move for prolonged periods of time
  • Travel as needed
  • Fulltime, in-office position