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Job Details

Pattern Designer And Patternmaker - Textile, Leather And Fur Products


Aerotex Interiors Inc.

Date Posted

September 06, 2022


  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $23.83 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 06, 2022
Job Requirements


Aerotex Interiors Inc.




  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience


  • 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
  • Lay out master pattern on fabric and cut sample pattern
  • Estimate quantity of fabric necessary
  • 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
  • Mark size, identification, style and sewing instructions on sample patterns
  • 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
  • Lay out, cut, fabricate and install upholstery

Type of materials

  • Leather
  • Nylon
  • Polyester or synthetic
  • Rubber
  • Vinyl

Area of specialization

  • Layout
  • Pattern design
  • Cutting machine

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement


1 year to less than 2 years

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 for this NOC group 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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