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Digital Pattern Cutter

Listing ID: 1526029

Digital Pattern Cutter

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Vivienne Westwood
Location: Battersea, South West London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Reference Number: JS831909CenSDPC
Salary / Wage: £32,550 - £45,150 Per Annum
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: 24th September 2023
Ad Expires In: 2 hours 52 min
About: Vivienne Westwood is one of the last truly independent fashion companies within the international arena. We produce four clothing labels, leather goods, jewellery and a range of other accessories, fragrances and homewares.

With a design record spanning over 40 years, beginning with punk rock in the 1970s, Vivienne Westwood's designs have had significant cultural repercussions far beyond the world of fashion. Today, the Vivienne Westwood brand produces clothes and accessories that appeal to a wide audience: from young to old, rock to royalty.

Presenting a minimum of three fashion shows per season during Milan, London and Paris Fashion Weeks, Vivienne Westwood is considered one of the most inspirational and avant-garde brands within the fashion industry.

Vivienne Westwood Ltd is currently looking for Digital Pattern Cutter to support the AK and Mainline teams in our studio located in Battersea, London.

We are looking for the right person to join our team, this person can be classed as a Mid-Weight Digital Pattern cutter or a Senior Digital Pattern Cutter. The salary range noted is depending on experience and ability. 

Development of sampling and production pattern as well as Showpieces, Liaising personally with designers during fittings (AK) providing input for experimental garment ideas.


Developing new pattern:

  • Digital pattern cutting using Lectra (Modaris and Diamino) and Clo3D
  • Creating new patterns, working on already existing patterns, alterations, etc.
  • Digitizing paper pattern
  • Suggesting finishing solutions
  • Finalising production pattern, including technical information
  • Suggesting finishing solutions
  • Grading, if necessary

Working alongside the Studio team: 

  • Communication with production company/digital pattern cutter (exchanging pattern, problem solving etc.)
  • Communication with Lectra in regards to hard- and software maintenance
  • Maintaining the pattern archive (paper and digital)
  • Working collaboratively with other pattern cutters, tailors, cutters
  • Problem solving with machinists to establish best method of construction for experimental garments
  • Maintaining a high level of quality control for pattern and garments within the studio and at a production level.
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and extended hours leading up to fashion shows and other deadlines
  • Attending Production fittings

Skills / Experience:

  • Experience in pattern cutting
  • Use of Lectra Modaris
  • Use of Clo3D
  • Fashion related studies

Company Benefits:

  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to a Financial Planning Service
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Opportunity to develop new skills and progress in your career
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares and believes in its people and the environment

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Vivienne Westwood is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by local government laws.

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