Respect. Connect. Awaken. As a RYU Womenswear Designer, you are a capable, passionate designer accountable for developing womenswear designs without compromise. It’s your mantra, your directive and our line in the sand. You will be responsible for the most disruptive product innovations in the industry. We are open to candidates seeking Full-Time or Freelance Positions.

We are seeking a detail oriented pattern maker with at least 3 years of pattern making experience to be responsible for the patterning of our New Designs from blocks and sketches. You will be extremely creative and time efficient with a strong passion for accuracy and quality finishes.


  • A Passion for creating 3 dimensional garments from flat sketches that solve problems that athletes encounter around fit and movement
  • Ability to work from pattern blocks or from sketches
  • Ability to create mock-ups and rough proto-types as you work through your concepts is a big plus
  • Detailed documentation of the pattern and proto process
  • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to sew first samples and mock ups a bonus
  • Driven, knowledgeable and passionate
  • Knowledge of Gerber Accumark an asset


    • Interpret design intent, create sample and production patterns, ensuring that methods and documentation are consistent with known factory methods and processes
    • Work with design to establish standard fit by product category/end use and ensure product size/fit consistency
    • Collaborate with Designers and Product Developers to establish and document product construction standards and illustrated technical specifications for all product
    • Maintain accurate Pattern Lists and templates
    • Develop and maintain accurate finished garment measurement specifications
    • Monitor and report on prototype/sample progress to ensure development and production deadlines are met


    • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience pattern making apparel for Athletics and Lifestyle
    • University degree in applied art and fashion design or related field a plus
    • Excellent knowledge of fabric and garment construction
    • Excellent technical knowledge of fit, sizing, construction, finishing and manufacturing of apparel based product
    • Experience communicating fit and style with a Design Team 

    About RYU

    You will find us on the mat, in the box, and in the wild. We run, lift, swim, bike, climb, kick, jump and throw. We measure success in reps completed and laps to go. We solve problems athletes didn’t even know they had because we live it 24/7. We are building gear the world has never seen before. Gear you feel good in. Gear that’s built to move.

    If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, email us your resume and cover letter in either PDF or MS Word format to careers@ryu.com

    While we thank all applicants for their interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in RYU.­

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