Pattern Maker - Carolina Herrera New York (Fashion)

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
29 Nov 2021
Closes
29 Dec 2021
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

SUMMARY

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMTS

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