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Pattern Maker 1

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
As a Pattern Maker 1, you work with the Integrated Product, Production, and Design teams to interpret design intent into production ready patterns which meet Arcteryx quality, fit and construction expectations.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
    • You interpret design intent and create prototype, sample and production patterns with mentorship, ensuring that methods and documentation are consistent with known factory methods and processes
    • You contribute to design and construction solutions that meet Arcteryx product, manufacturing capabilities and cost expectations
    • You follow standard fit by product category and end use and ensure product size and fit consistency
    • You utilize existing block pattern library in pattern creation
    • You maintain computer pattern libraries, ensuring changes are clearly communicated to Product Developers, Graders and Marker Makers
    • You communicate with Designers, Sample Sewers, Product Developers, and Factory partners, building strong business relationships
    • You maintain accurate pattern lists and templates in The Arc'teryx System (TAS) spec
    • You provide accurate raw material yields to Product Developers during prototype development
    • You develop and maintain accurate finished garment measurement specifications
    • You support and report Integrated Product Team metrics for timeline, costs and product solutions that meet supply chain needs
    • You maintain grading when modifying production patterns
    • You assist in grading and marker making where required
    • You troubleshoot problems and ensure regular maintenance of computer software and equipment
    • You support Pattern Maker 2 and Senior Pattern Makers as needed
    • You participate in organized training programs
    • You support with other projects as assigned

Additional experience, education and/or skills (required):
    • You have a relevant post-secondary education and 1+ year of pattern making experience
    • You have the ability to work from pattern blocks or from sketches
    • Practical knowledge of garment construction
    • You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
    • You have effective English oral and written communications skills
    • You have an excellent attention to detail, including accurate data entry skills
    • You have strong interpersonal skills
    • You are proactive in identifying the root cause of issues, seeking the best (sometimes not the easiest) solutions with an unwavering commitment to do what is right
    • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
    • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration
    • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement
    • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it

Additional experience, education and/or skills (assets):
    • You have a knowledge of Gerber Accumark and/or outerwear
    • You have a knowledge of grading
Manufacturing and Production