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Xcel Wetsuits

Design Assistant/Pattern Maker- Temporary

Location: Haleiwa, HI
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: Feb 27


Ed D’Ascoli founded Xcel in 1982, working from the bedroom of his Sunset Beach house. D’Ascoli found no shortage of inspiration from the world-class performances on display at his doorstep; and the opportunity to create and to connect high-performance products with the athletes who demanded them was irresistible. 

Xcel’s reputation for exceptional product quality is a clear result of an unwavering dedication to research, development, and design innovation. With tropical to cold-water products for men, women, and youth, the brand stresses performance: maximum stretch and durability, sealed-seam construction, and a fit that feels custom-made every time.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to be part of this iconic and legendary brand. Title is dependent on experience.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Creating 1st pattern and production pattern
  • Assist with grading and check grading
  • In charge of receiving and managing our quality control and design sample inventory (includes communication with vendors)
  • In charge of keeping design logs updated
  • Assist with Tech Packs as needed
  • Assist with checking vendor production patterns
  • Any other tasks assigned by design manager


  • Pattern and design experience
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Adobe Illustrator and other industry/production software
  • Organizational skills, self-starter, and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills and detail-oriented
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Knowledge of the Gerber system software
  • Design and layout of jobs
  • Friendly, professional and works well with others
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