Pattern Maker

The Basics

Location Orlando, FL
Benefits package 401K Plan, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Accident Policy, Critical Illness Policy, Life Insurance, PTO plan, 9 paid holidays
Employment type Full time
Start Date As soon as possible
Education Degree – 2 year
Required Experience At least 2 years

Company Description Since 1893, Olympus Group has been a leader in the custom printing and sewing industry, specializing in large format digital and dye-sublimation printing. Our Mascot Division combines our unique in-house printing and sewing capabilities to create some of the world’s most iconic mascot costumes. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Olympus Group has manufacturing facilities in Milwaukee and Orlando, with additional sales offices throughout the U.S.

Our Custom Printing Division produces a wide variety of promotional and branding projects for some of the most demanding companies in the U.S.: banners and billboards for McDonald’s; signage and décor for Disney World; beaded theatrical curtains and décor for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines; trade show backdrops and beverage promotional campaigns for Dr Pepper; point-of-purchase materials for Simmons Bedding Company and Kohl’s Department Stores; and championship banners for MLB, NCAA, NFL, and the NBA . We can take a client’s project and fabricate it to the highest standards, or we can create it from scratch. Hence, our Olympus Group motto: Imagine It. Done. Olympus Group’s Mascot Division is the largest producer of custom mascot costumes in the United States. Every step—from concept sketches to sculpting, molding and sewing, is all done in-house. Olympus Group mascots are favorites everywhere: Yogi Bear®, Chester Cheetah®,  Bucky Badger and the Famous Johnsonville Racing Sausages, as well as numerous university , professional sports team and corporate mascots across the country.

 Visit the following links to view brief videos of our work:

Custom printing:


Job Requirements

Job DescriptionOlympus Group is a quick turn, highly customized digital printer specializing in fabric that is looking for an individual to help us bring customer ideas to reality.  This position delivers the excitement and demands of being present at customer work sites including trade shows, theme parks, and cruise lines.  It requires the creativity to problem solve and create work instruction which can be executed flawlessly in a short time frame.  Candidates will be required to have the composure to deal with changing time lines while generating scalable and repeatable designs for future projects.  If you are that individual, then we are the perfect place for you to come make a difference!

Essential Duties

Duties include whatever it takes to get the job done on time.  Essentially the role changes based on the needs that come up, often by the hour.  We are an organization that does whatever it takes to be successful and need another superstar with a like mind to join us.  They should be a leader who is not only a great individual contributor, but can lift those around them through training and guidance so that problems become prevented and people have more opportunity. Develop and implement a process where external structures (overhead frames, furniture, windows, stages, entryways, etc.) are measured and engineered in way manufacturing can efficiently print, sew, and assemble products to customer expectations

  • Effectively marry print capabilities and draping/patternmaking capabilities to produce finished products to our customer’s standards
  • ­Ability to document procedures so teammates can follow for current job and scale and repeat on future applications
  • ­Ability to use both manual and electronic patterning skills and implement into an ERP system which creates an easily usable output
  • ­Remaining flexible to meet the changing demands and deadlines encompassing the entire schedule
  • Ability to share knowledge throughout departments regardless of experience level

Candidates should have a strong understanding of flat patterning, draping, and sewing.  Knowledge of the digital printing and external structures is a plus.  We are looking for a leader who wants to work for a growing organization that is on the cutting edge of our industry and wants to contribute to a team that thrives on finding solutions when others fail.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please provide a resume and/or cover letter to Mark Davis.

About Olympus Group

Imagine It. Done.  That’s our company motto and we stand by it. Since 1893, Olympus Group has been a leader in the custom printing and sewing industry. We specialize in grand-format digital and dye-sublimation printing as well as custom designed and manufactured mascot character costumes.  Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we have manufacturing facilities in Milwaukee and Orlando, Florida, with additional sales offices in Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota.

Olympus Group is an equal opportunity employer.