Production Patternmaker

Production Patternmaker Job Description


Skills needed:

Advanced pattern and fit skills, including draping.

Thorough understanding of high volume production sewing methods.

Must be able to clearly communicate with sample makers and designers.

Must be able to create concise and complete pattern cards,

Some sketching as necessary.

Computer skills required:  Optitex patternmaking program, Excel, PLM system


Technical requirements:

Revise existing development pattern to improve fit as necessary and as directed.

Measure all outgoing fit samples.

Maintain records of sample specs and fit comments/corrections made.

Must be able to accurately interpret designer’s comments/point of view.

Must be able to identify necessary fit and construction adjustments.

Must be able to apply the appropriate adjustments to the pattern.

Must be able to work with all types of fabrications and size ranges.


Physical requirements:

Must be able to dress the mannequin, including lifting it on and off the stand.

Must be able to work on dress form.

Must be able to occasionally cut & assemble test samples.

Patternmaking program requires extensive use of a mouse.

This position is located in Los Angeles.

All qualified applicants please send resumes to