Position Description :
TFG Design and Manufacturing is looking for an experienced, dynamic and self-driven individual who can join our team in Markham in the role of Pattern Designer.
The successful candidate will be required to make Patterns using a sketch of a garment from the Designer. The Pattern Designer is responsible for creating required pattern pieces on Lectra in order to ensure successful garment interpretation, proportion and fit.
The successful candidate would form part of a driven and talented team set against a creative and fast paced environment focused on Fast Fashion. Responsibilities :
Create Pattern on computer using Lectra and available references
Liaise with Designer on requirements
Communicate with Sample Room on requirements
Attend Fit Sessions with Designer
Liaise with retail Technologist
Handle queries from factories
Has proven competency in Pattern Making (3-5 years)
Has good interpersonal and communication skills
Has a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Has good planning and organising skills and be able to prioritise
Is reliable and hard working
Is able to work under pressure to meet regular deadlines
Enjoys working in a team.
For this position experience on the Lectra windows system would be advantageous.
Has the ability to Grade (advantageous)
Competencies and behaviours for success :
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Multi-tasking with the ability to focus and attend to multiple things
To be able to perform at a high level of accuracy with little supervision
To be self-motivated, well organised and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
Proven written and verbal communication skill
Sound decision making ability
Ability to show initiative and be resourceful
Positive and motivated
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.