Technical Designer

Recruiter
Rhode Resort
Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
08 Jul 2020
Closes
07 Aug 2020
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish close partnership with Design in order to facilitate the interpretation of design concepts into bulk production.
  • Conduct fittings on models to determine fit corrections
  • Measure all garments to ensure they align with product specifications
  • Determine corrections to achieve fit by manipulating garment and/or pattern and flat technical sketches   
  • Create Technical Packages detailing Sewing, Points of Measurement, Graded Specifications, Wash Description, Label/Hangtag Placement, Bill of Materials (or BOM), and Packaging Instructions.
  • Meet weekly with Team regarding the sample approval status in order to maintain company time/action calendars   
  • Identify any technical problems with pre-production samples and follow through to ensure all issues are resolved prior to production
  • Interact on a daily basis with factories/vendors to problem solve all issues related to garment engineering. Manage all technical related production work flow and emails.
  • Input grade rules, cross-check pattern, pattern card, graded specs and BOM before releasing PP to factory.
  • Issue final production grading.
  • Identify opportunities for cost engineering improvement and raw material optimization.

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • 7+ years experience in technical design
  • Superior knowledge of fit, grading and garment construction
  • Extreme attention to detail and accuracy, as well as ability to prioritize and make quick decisions
  • Demonstrate initiative, time management skills and flexibility in a change oriented culture
  • Knowledge of Women’s sizing Petite through 3X, and kids 2-8.