Pattern Maker 2

Pattern Maker 2 Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Pattern Maker 2 to join our team.


  • You effectively communicate with Designers, Sample Sewers, Product Developers, and Factory partners, building strong business relationships;
  • You contribute to the creation and use of block pattern library;
  • You support and report Integrated Product Team metrics for timeline, costs and product solutions that meet supply chain needs;
  • You participate in organized training programs;
  • You develop and maintain accurate finished garment measurement specifications;
  • You maintain grading when modifying production patterns;
  • You support with other projects as assigned;
  • You assist in grading and marker making where required;
  • You maintain accurate pattern lists and templates in The Arc’teryx System (TAS) spec;
  • You report on prototype and sample progress to ensure development and production deadlines are met;
  • You work with design to establish standard fit by product category and end use and ensure product size and fit consistency;
  • You provide accurate raw material yields to Product Developers during prototype development;
  • You troubleshoot problems and ensure regular maintenance of computer software and equipment;
  • You maintain computer pattern libraries, ensuring changes are clearly communicated to Product Developers, Graders and Marker Makers.


  • You have the ability to work from pattern blocks or from sketches;
  • You have a knowledge of grading;
  • You effectively balance autonomy and collaboration;
  • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living it;
  • You have a post-secondary education in Design or a related apparel field;
  • You have effective English oral and written communications skills;
  • You have an excellent attention to detail, including accurate data entry skills;
  • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity;
  • Required;
  • You have strong interpersonal skills;
  • You have a knowledge of Gerber Accumark and/or outerwear,
  • You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement;
  • You have 5+ years’ in production pattern making for an apparel retailer;
  • You have an excellent knowledge of garment construction;
  • Assets.