Dubai, UAE. The position might require business trips
Kristina Fidelskaya is a premium level contemporary designer collection based in Dubai, produced in Italy, with targeted sales in Europe and the Middle East.
Offering a full range premium designer collection, the Kristina Fidelskaya Collection consists of evening wear, dresses, coats, suits, jackets, and related pret-a-porter separates. The collection will eventually include shoes, jewellery and accessories produced in Italy.
We are looking for an experienced full time Pattern Maker for High fashion brand located in Dubai. You will need to have at least 7-10 years experience in pattern cutting of Ladies wear, have ability to understand the hand sketches of the designer and be able to lead the machinists team during the sample making. Gerber (or similar) knowledge is essential.
Creating patterns and specification sheets for samples following a design brief.
Working with drawings of clothing designs to make basic patterns Adopting different methods of pattern cutting Working with the designer to inspect sample garments before producing final pattern Advising suitable technical componentry to enhance cloth performance and control critical areas of the garment Assessing samples to ascertain if fit and “look” is as required/ expected. Attending customer fit meetings and discussing/agreeing suitable pattern alterations to achieve the required fit. Carrying out alterations or communicating requirements in writing to off shore sample unit. Prepare cut pieces for sample machinist Grade pattern to the sizes Check production samples Producing Concepts Developing Patterns and discussing the pattern designs with Creative Director Overseeing Production Sample Tailoring Works Analyzing Trends, Fabrics, Colors and Shapes Fabric layouts Works
The Ideal Candidate
Fluent in Russian or English language Has an eye for color, texture and fabric pattern Ability to visualize things in 3 dimensions Technical skills in pattern cutting, grading and garment construction Ability to adapt to design trends and grab quick understanding of concept Strong knowledge of pattern cutting Ladies tailoring Must have an interest in fashion and trends with the ability to interpret a designers working drawing. High level of understanding garment construction Gerber V8 essential (or similar) Must be able to adhere to strict deadlines, good time management essential Clear confident and concise communicator Excellent Attention to detail Must be able to work well within a team Must be able to commit to full time working hours.
Male or Female
Desired Age Bracket (25 – 45 years old) Dynamic Personality and Ability to Work Under Pressure Able to relocate to Dubai for residence Independent personality type that had “do” attitude Work Dedicated attitude Experience in UAE would be the advantage Driving License would be an advantage
Minimum 7-10 years of hands on experience in technical and pattern construction
Experience Work in reputable international companies would be an advantage
College in Pattern Making and Design or other relevant degree