Gerber Pattern Maker

Roksanda

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Job title

Gerber Pattern Maker, Roksanda

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

Production & Technical

Posted

Contract

Full-time, 20K - 30K

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Job Description

As Gerber Pattern Cutter at Roksanda you will work across multiple product categories and seasons throughout the calendar year, developing, fitting and finalising patterns to go into bulk production.

You are responsible for ensuring each pattern is carried through from the initial design stage to the final sample and signed off completely prior to production in line with approved amendments. Working from tech pack of comments and following through each action point to finalise the pattern for production

Experience of working within a fast paced environment closely following the production critical path and pattern priorities ensuring deadlines are met to pass over to factories and grading team for pre-production and bulk production.

Working closely with in house garment technologists, product development team and production team, communicating clearly and efficiently ensuring patterns achieve the desired finishing and specification requested.

Key areas of responsibility:

PATTERN + SPECIFICATION MEASUREMENTS

  • Attend Seasonal production handover meetings leading answers for any pattern queries and offer solutions as needed to take through to production

  • Ensuring that all patterns are produced and finalised to the required Roksanda fit and measurement standards - consistency of sizing across all product categories is key

  • Attend pre-production sample fittings with Garment Tech, Production team and Collections Manager – undertake necessary final pattern amendments before signing off the pattern to bulk production

  • Work in line with seasonal critical path and deadlines required by sampling and production team, able to prioritise workload as needed and multi task

  • Communicate with the garment technologist and product developers to ensure that finished patterns are produced to the required specification and finishes

  • Ability to draft a pattern from initial design handover following the pattern through to bulk production where required

  • Update Roksanda blocks and fit requirements periodically as needed

  • Digitising and cleaning first patterns when and if required

  • Keeping production pattern tracker updated with progress of all styles and relevant dates of completion

  • Working closely with the in house grader to pass over key information relevant to each style and assist Grader with support where needed

  • Working with the Gerber team to keep the pattern library updated with key seasonal shapes / blocks

The Ideal Candidate

  • Gerber trained with minimum 3 years experience in womenswear multi-product pattern making – ideally a RTW studio / luxury label
  • Excellent understanding of fit and construction from a development and factory capability perspective
  • Accustomed to working to tight deadlines and being able to multi task across changing priorities
  • Proactive team player with great interpersonal skills 
  • Clear and concise communicator
  • Experience of working within Microsoft Office programmes
  • Flexibility required at peak times to manage workload
  • Childrenswear pattern cutting experience would be a bonus

Language skills

  1. English, Full professional proficiency

About Us

Since the inception of her eponymous label in 2005, Roksanda Ilincic has become widely renowned for striking colour palettes, bold use of shape, flattering fit and an unexpected use of texture and detail. By blurring the line between day and eveningwear, each season offers chic wardrobe staples through a unique but innately feminine approach to luxury fashion. 

Today the ROKSANDA brand is synonymous with modern elegance and red carpet dressing, and counts a host of influential and inspirational women among its followers, from Michelle Obama and the Duchess of Cambridge to Jessica Chastain and Cate Blanchett.

The opening of her first store at 9 Mount Street marked a rebrand of the label to ROKSANDA – a reflection on Roksanda’s own signature simplicity – and a milestone in the company’s expanding global reach.