VetiGraph Junior Pattern Technologist – Manchester

One of our customers a supplier of women’s fashion wear is looking for a Junior Pattern Working Technologist alongside their head designer.

Main responsibilities

  • Digitising patterns.
  • Grading base size through to all other sizes to produce accurate set of patterns on the CAD system or where appropriate by hand.
  • Creating initial designs to build a new range.
  • Working on designing and creating the initial patterns either by hand or using creative software for new concept samples.
  • Manual Pattern Cutting
  • Perfecting patterns and fit of base size product
  • Creating and updating Factory Specifications
  • Working with Vetigraph/Lectra (or similar) Pattern Cutting Software
  • Ensure all information is accurate and produced in a timely manner to critical path dates.
  • Managing all sealing samples from the factory.
  • Generating technical information for each style
  •  Fabric Specs
  • Manufacturing specs
  • Measurement specs
  • Sketches
  • Communicate with the factory to resolve any pre-production problems.
  • Creating cost packs for new ranges
  • Work closely with sample machinists to create commercial samples.

Personal Requirements

  • Good digitised grading experience.
  • Competent pattern cutter skills.
  • Understanding of fit and garment construction.
  • Understand the production process thoroughly.
  • Experience working with stretch fabrics.
  • Highly competent IT skills, familiarity with other systems would be advantageous, including design CAD software.
  • Experience in a creative role and working to a design brief.

Pay to be discussed on interview and training provided. Please submit your CV to with a covering letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for the role.