Senior Gerber Pattern Cutter

Location
London
Salary
c£40k in line with experience
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Ref
FH2018-2320
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Senior

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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