Menswear Creative Pattern Maker

Acne Studios

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Menswear Creative Pattern Maker, Acne Studios


Stockholm, Sweden


Executive / Coordinator


Design (Garments & Accessories)



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

We are looking for a menswear creative pattern maker to join our pattern team. You will be responsible to deliver high quality patterns and create the perfect fit within your designated woven product groups, which can be delivered to in-house atelier or Acne Studios suppliers. You will report to the Head of Pattern/Atelier.

The work environment at Acne Studios is fast-paced and energetic; no day is ever the same. You will be based at Acne Studios headquarters in Stockholm and might have commitments that require travelling.

Tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for delivering high quality patterns to our suppliers or in-house atelier within tight deadlines
  • Responsible for pattern quality from sketch handover to the last production fitting
  • Participate in passings, fittings and production fittings
  • Interact closely with inhouse atelier regarding construction and finishings
  • Close collaboration on your styles with product, design, technical design, internal atelier and external suppliers during development, show preparation and production phase

The Ideal Candidate

  • Academic degree within design and/or patternmaking
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as a pattern maker preferably in an international high-end fashion brand within tailored and casual pattern making
  • Good understanding of the creative process and a passion for making patterns with experimental solutions
  • Proficient in a CAD pattern software (Gerber, Lectra, etc.)
  • Good command of the English technical terms and fluent in conversational English
  • Precise, organized and able to work towards tight deadlines
  • Positive mind set and a team player with strong communication skills 

As we interview candidates continuously, we kindly ask you to register your application as soon as possible.

We may perform background checks for this position.

About Us

Acne Studios is a Stockholm based fashion house with a multi-disciplinary heritage. Through founder and Creative Director Jonny Johansson’s interest in art, architecture and street culture, an alternative path has been found, turning Acne Studios into a well-respected creator of ready-to-wear for men and women. The collections are defined by Jonny Johansson’s signature juxtaposing design and attention to detail, with an emphasis on tailoring and an eclectic use of materials and custom developed fabrics.

Acne Studios is independently owned and has over 45 stores over the world including flagship stores in Paris, London, New York City, Los Angeles and Tokyo. The company has an annual turnover of around 200 MEUR and a total number of staff of more than 800, around 200 are working at the headquarters in Stockholm. Acne Studios also operate offices in Paris, New York, Oslo and Shanghai.