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Pattern Grader - Apparel in Winnipeg at NYGÅRD

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nygård International, Canada’s leading fashion company that designs and markets women’s fashion apparel is seeking a qualified/motivated Pattern Grader to join our team. If your career goal is to join a leading edge, global company that will provide great opportunities for career advancement, then look no further.

The Pattern Grader is an important link between our Design and Production teams. The Pattern Grader is responsible for producing scaled-up and scaled-down versions of original design patterns which allow our makers to produce the same garment in different sizes.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Apply grade points to adjust pattern size and proportions

  • Carry out quality checks to make sure the final pattern matches the original

  • Work closely with design teams to create sample garments from patterns

  • Send copies of the final pattern information in the correct format to the manufacturer for production

  • Understand and make Petite / Tall / Short patterns from the original Missy graded pattern

  • Deal with makers on a daily basis to send sample & bulk patterns

Job Requirements

Key Qualifications: 

  • Must be experienced in computer generated grading

  • Be able to apply all forms of measurements for all sizes & fits

  • Understanding of garment construction

  • Willingness to work in a fast paced fashion environment

  • Must be proactive and possess the ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Strong organizational skills required


Education: Diploma / Degree in a related field with a major in Apparel Technology or simliar program 

Nygård International offers a competitive compensation package and provides significant opportunities for growth and career development.  We thank all applicants for their interests but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.