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Job Details

Pattern Designer And Patternmaker - Textile, Leather And Fur Products


espy experience inc

Date Posted

November 24, 2021


  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $42,452.80 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 24, 2021
Job Requirements


espy experience inc




  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Fashion/Apparel Design


2 years to less than 3 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • MS Office

Area of Specialization

  • Skirts and dresses
  • Shirts and blouses
  • Pattern design
  • Pants
  • Lingerie and undergarments
  • Layout
  • Jackets and coats
  • Footwear

Work Setting


Specific Skills

  • Lay out master pattern on fabric and cut sample pattern
  • Estimate quantity of fabric necessary
  • Draw, lay out and cut master pattern of product
  • Create pattern size variations from master patterns using computer or drafting instruments, or forward patterns to computer operator to create pattern size variations
  • Examine sketches, samples of articles and specifications of designs to determine number, size and shape of pattern parts and assess the amount of cloth required to make a product
  • Outline parts of patterns on paper and mark patterns to indicate details such as the placement of pockets and pleats on garments, decorative stitching on shoe parts or eyelets on canvas products
  • Mark size, identification, style and sewing instructions on sample patterns

Security and Safety


Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work Samples


Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Work Location Information

Urban area

Type of Materials

  • Velvet or pile fabrics
  • Silk
  • Polyester or synthetic
  • Nylon
  • Leather
  • Cotton
  • Canvas

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 24, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Pattern Designer And Patternmaker - Textile, Leather And Fur Products is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Patternmakers - Textile, Leather and Fur Products

Interest in creating pattern size variations from master patterns


Interest in compiling information to outline parts of patterns on paper and indicate details such as pockets, pleats and decorative stitching; and in marking size, identification, style, sewing instructions and other information on sample patterns


Interest in precision working with computer and drafting instruments to create pattern size variations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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