Creative Gerber Pattern Cutter

London (Central), London (Greater)
£ in line with experience
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Job Type

The Gerber Creative Pattern Cutter is responsible for producing accurate first patterns working on woven and smart jersey dresses and soft separates demonstrating a flair for women’s young fashion and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Customers include Miss Selfridge, Topshop, Coast, ASOS, Very, Monsoon and Next.

Main responsibilities

  • Use of Gerber 10.01 system to produce accurate first patterns from initial design concept/sketch for dresses and soft separates.
  • Liaise with designers on first patterns and prototypes providing creative input as required to ensure patterns work perfectly.
  • Liaise with the Sample Machinists and sample room on prototype development.
  • Assess suitability of garment design for selected cloth and create patterns taking any restrictions from this assessment into consideration.
  • Put toiles into work where required, to ensure patterns will produce samples to correct spec from an aesthetic and technical point of view.
  • Complete technical paperwork to accompany patterns.
  • Complete fit log/size chart with pattern measurements.
  • Attend fit meetings as required.

Essential Skills

  • Gerber Creative Pattern Cutter with a least 4 years’ experience in women’s woven and smart jersey dresses and soft separates for the high street.
  • A commercial and current eye for young fashion.
  • Excellent understanding of fit and construction from a customer and factory capability perspective.
  • Speed and accuracy able to interpret the designers sketch for the target customer.
  • Flexible, reliable and accustomed to working to tight deadlines.
  • Proactive team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and confident.