Luxury menswear brand based in Los Angeles seeks a Lead Men’s Patternmaker. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits.
Collaborate with the Design and Product Development team to ensure that the desired results are achieved. Build out a team to support all patternmaking/fit endeavors. Perform all pattern corrections necessary as a result of fittings and/or requested changes. Develop and maintain a library of patterns to use for reference. Have the ability to develop fit standards to ensure consistency of fit for each product category. Attend fittings for production garments to provide technical advice, and have the capacity to dictate fit comments . Collaborate with Product Development, QC, Peers and Supervisors as necessary to solve any production issues that may arise at the factories with patterns developed.
Qualifications: 10-15 Years pattern making experience.
Must have a solid understanding of both the theory and techniques used in flat pattern making. Must have a solid understanding of how a fabric’s construction will affect the fabric’s behavior when developing garments. Must be able to interpret design intent and create solutions to achieve Must understand and have the ability to communicate garment fit and construction techniques to both internal staff as well as outside factories.