Creative Pattern Maker

Creative Pattern Maker 

Cecilie Bahnsen is looking for a full-time creative pattern maker to join our Copenhagen based Development team. You will be working closely with our Creative Director, design team, atelier team and product developers. 

Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop and create manual paper patterns from 2D drawings, briefs from design team and/or drapes
  • Collaborate with the cutting and seamstress teams during sampling seasons to ensure high-quality fit and finishes
  • Partner up with the product developers and development team to understand timeline, needs and typical product features
  • Identify the accurate costing for each garment to be communicated to the product developers
  • Participate in all production and development fittings and provide with the knowledge to improve each product to the brands standard, while remaining in the price targets 
  • Implement amendments to final patterns, to be sealed for production 
  • Creating meaurement apecifications for manufacture and costing
  • Responsible for grading rules 
  • Partner up with production team to understand deliverables as well as timeline
  • In collaboration with the Atelier manager, develop and manage the pattern library 


    Ideal Candidate 

    • 3+ years of experience 
    • Knowledge of luxury and intricate constructions 
    • Detail oriented and organized 
    • Good understanding of the creative process and a passion for making patterns with experimental solutions 
    • You thrive in a fast paced environment where flexibility and teamwork are highly valued 
    • Communicate in a clear, consistent and efficient way with our different teams 
    • Digital pattern making knowledge is a plus 


      About Cecilie Bahnsen 

      Cecilie Bahnsen operates at the intersection of couture and ready-to-wear to create luxury clothing with a relaxed, timeless style. Celebrating the traditions of fine French fashion and the design culture of Scandinavia, the collections combine craftmanship and details with architectural volumes and sculptural silhouettes to offer a contemporary take on femninity. Each collection builds on the previous one to develop a world of pieces that can be cherished for years, passed between friends and reinterpreted and restyled to express the individual wearer. 


      Please send your CV, portfolio, and cover letter to the Atelier Manager Sanne Keil at 

      Apply today! We will interview continuously. 

      Questions concerning the role can also be directed to Sanne via the above email or through +45 2148 5061