Pattern Maker 2

0 year(s)
Job Description
Your opportunity at Arc’teryx:As a Pattern Maker 2, you partner with Design from maker phase, where you will support on concepts, all the way through to pre-production (approved to counter sample), creating patterns which meet design intent as well as Arc’teryx quality, fit and construction expectations.  This role is based out of our North Vancouver office and is expected to be performed on-site.Meet your future team:You will be part of a focused team of Product Developers, Designers, Pattern Makers, Cutters and Sewers that works on creating innovative product. This team builds strong relationships with cross-functional partners to realize ideas into commercialized successes.If you were in the Pattern Maker 2 role now, here are some of the core activities you would be responsible for:• Interpreting design intent and creating concepts, prototypes and counter sample patterns, ensuring methods and documentation are consistent with known factory methods and processes• Partnering with Designers and Product Developers to establish standard fit, sizing and product consistency by product type/category and end use• Partnering with Designers and Product Developers to establish and document product construction standards and illustrated technical specifications for all product• Contributing to the block pattern library• Maintaining computer pattern libraries, ensuring changes and communications are clearly shared to Product Developers, Graders, and Marker Makers• Reporting on prototype and sample progress, ensuring development and product creation deadlines are met• Providing estimates of raw material yields to Product Developers during prototype development• Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with Designer, Sample Sewers, Product Developers and Factories• Developing and maintaining accurate sample garments and measurement specifications• Partnering with Product Operations to help identify areas that need improvement or clarity, and supporting with changes needed during the Product Creation process• Supporting and contributing to CLO 3D modeling as needed• Participating in organized training programs• Supporting on other projects as assignedHere are some of the things you could be working on in the future:• Supporting on special projects, such as Speed to Market and/or varying product categories and types• Providing feedback and input into improving tech pack and development processes.• Supporting the factories to train and help understand Arc’teryx standards and methods. Are you our next Pattern Maker 2?• You have a relevant post-secondary education3+ years’ experience in product pattern making• You have the ability to work from pattern blocks or from sketches• You have an excellent knowledge of garment constructions• You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office • 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 demonstrate initiative, agility, and commitment, while balancing autonomy and collaboration • You remain highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity, and thrive in a fast paced, diverse, ever evolving and values led environment• You inspire breakthrough thinking and continuous improvement• You have excellent interpersonal and English communication skills (written and verbal) • Your passion for your work is paralleled by your passion for getting outside and living itEqual OpportunityArc’teryx is committed to actively creating and fostering a culture of inclusivity where voices are heard, people are seen, and values are respected. We care about the uniqueness of our applicants, employees, and guests, and we do so in a safe space fueled by curiosity and acceptance. Creating an inclusive workplace is connected to our core value Do Right while also having the added benefit of helping make our business better. We believe inclusion helps us to create a healthier, happier workplace, drive creativity and innovation, and reflect the communities where we operate.  All applicants, employees, and guests can expect equality of opportunity and fair treatment in alignment with our values.Design your Purpose. Live our Values. DISRUPTIVE EVOLUTION. Design your future through challenge, experimentation, and inspiration.COMMIT. Set and deliver on bold objectives as we collectively raise the bar.LIVE IT. Deepen your connection to nature and live your most purposeful life. LEAVE IT BETTER. Create a better world, together.Apply for this job