Senior Gerber Pattern Cutter

c£40k in line with experience
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Job Type

As Senior Gerber Pattern Cutter you will be responsible for creating accurate first patterns, digitising manual patterns and carrying out pattern amendments demonstrating a flair for women’s young fashion and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Customers include River Island, Topshop, Warehouse and ASOS.

Main responsibilities

  • Use of Gerber 10.01 system to create accurate first patterns from initial design sketch for soft wovens and dresses.
  • Liaise with designers on first patterns and prototypes providing creative input as required to ensure patterns works perfectly.
  • Digitise and carry out pattern amendments.
  • Liaise with the Sample Machinists and sample room on prototype development.
  • Assess garment design suitability for the selected fabric and ensure any restrictions are taken into consideration when creating patterns.
  • Put toiles into work where required to ensure patterns meet fit, construction and design expectations.
  • Complete technical paperwork to accompany patterns.
  • Complete fit log/size chart with pattern measurements.
  • Attend fit meetings as required.

Essential Skills

  • Gerber Pattern Cutter with a least 4 years’ experience working across soft wovens and dresses for the UK high street.
  • Gerber proficiency essential, training is available if you need to upgrade to Gerber 10.01.
  • Excellent understanding of fit and construction achieving customer and factory expectations.
  • Speed and accuracy able to interpret designer’s sketches for the young fashion market.
  • A commercial and current eye for young fashion.
  • Flexible, reliable and accustomed to working to tight deadlines.
  • Proactive team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and confident.

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