Senior Pattern Maker

Full time, Based in Copenhagen 



  • Translate the creative direction vision (drawing, drapes) into hand-made patterns
  • Participate to all creative and development fittings
  • Work towards creating the most qualitative yet cost efficient version of each design
  • Ensure the industrial viability of each of your pattern, by creating accurate and understandable documents for manufacturing partners
  • Communicate accurate consumption of each product to Product developers



  • Participate in all production fittings
  • Proceed with pattern alterations within production costs and timeline targets
  • Consistent communication with the production team from handover to delivery of the bulk production



  • Organise the pattern work flow in partnership with the Atelier Manager and Production team
  • Take lead regarding pattern library and logs - final patterns, alterations, etc
  • Ensure accurate handover to Developments and Production teams
  • Ensure a seamless communication between the junior pattern makers and assistants


  • Experienced pattern maker, with at least 5 years of experience in a similar company
  • Mandatory hand-made and paper patterns experience
  • CADs systems knowledge is a plus
  • Professional proficiency in English. Italian is a plus.
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Taste for complex couture constructions and details


Cecilie Bahnsen, founded in 2015, is a luxury-clothing label based in Copenhagen with a stockiest list counting 125 of the finest doors worldwide. Drawing on a rich culture of design, the collections combine couture craftsmanship with sculptural silhouettes, reinterpreted for a contemporary audience. Each garment is manufactured in Europe and handmade with traditional techniques, intricate detailing, and uniquely designed fabrics to present a timeless expression of modern femininity.

  • If this sounds like something for you, send your application as soon as possible to Maïlis Giros at
  • Interviews are held on an ongoing basis, and we recommend early application.