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Freelance Sample Cutter

Dion Lee
New York City, New York
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

Job Details

Dion Lee is a designer brand, based in New York City. The Dion Lee aesthetic is technical with an intelligent sensuality. Each collection marries innovative construction, with a consciousness of the form. Textiles are engineered to form sculptural embellishments. 


We are currently seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Sample Cutter to join our team on a freelance basis at Dion Lee. The ideal candidate will demonstrate precision and efficiency in manual hand cutting of patterns and will play a crucial role in our development process.


- Execute accurate and efficient manual hand cutting of patterns in various fabrics, ensuring the highest quality of work.

- Optimize pattern layout on fabrics to ensure efficient use of material and minimize waste.

- Conduct inventory management by taking yields and tracking fabric rolls to maintain accurate material stocks.

- Adapt cutting and marking techniques based on the fabric type and specific garment requirements, ensuring each piece meets the design specifications.

- Collaborate with the pattern making team to interpret cutters musts/cutting instructions accurately and execute them proficiently.


- A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role, with a proven track record of precision in cutting.

- Strong ability to read and understand cutters musts/cutting instructions provided by pattern makers, ensuring clarity in the cutting process.

- Physical capability to lift and handle fabric rolls, maintaining a smooth workflow.

- Proficiency in understanding markers, ensuring all required pieces are accurately included for each garment.

- Exceptional attention to detail, with a focus on accuracy and quality in all tasks.

- Independent worker able to carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision, demonstrating strong problem-solving skills and initiative.


Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their resume and portfolio showcasing previous work relevant to the role.


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