September 24, 2018 Josh Sauerman

Pattern/Draper Lead

Website Animax Designs

Characters in Motion!

Animax Designs is growing, and we are seeking inspired, motivated individuals to join our team.  Experience is the key!  We are hiring:

  • Job Title: Pattern/Draper Lead


  • 3+ years patterning experience required.
  • Degrees in costume technology encouraged.
  • Experience producing quality work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Mixed medium build experience a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have knowledge on pattern development.
  • Must develop methods, patterns, and swatches while overseeing the completion of soft goods pertaining to project(s) within any guidelines supplied by the client.
  • Ability to meet and/or exceed clients’ expectations regarding quality and consistency of the service provided.
  • Ability to check inventory, order products, and organize daily workflow with team members as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Attends fittings and possible on location needs pertaining to project(s) assigned to places around the world such as: California, France, Germany, Abu-Dhabi, and more.
  • Produces and provides documentation of build with photo and written word explaining execution of project to archivist.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism and apply it to future work.
  • Effective communication of both short and long-term deadlines with team members is a must.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 35 lbs.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders.

Work Environment

  • Ability to deal with stress associated with a deadline-oriented atmosphere.
  • Ability to adapt to overall changes concerning product or work flow.
  • Assist and aid in keeping a safe work environment including but not limited to reporting machine(s) needing repair.

Animax Designs offers competitive benefits package to include salary, medical, dental, vision, and company 401k plan.  Please email resumes to or fax to (615) 889-2692. Animax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information contact HR at (615) 889-1248.

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