Technical Designer

New York City, New York (US)
28 Dec 2020
28 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Designer will create tech packs for production of women and children collections. In addition, they will be involved in fitting and communicating the fit comments overseas.


  • 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.


  • 4 Year College Degree: Preferred with training in Technical Design & Patternmaking   
  • 5 + years in the apparel industry in technical design and/or pattern making   
  • Must have live model fit experience   
  • Must have extensive knowledge of patternmaking & garment construction   
  • Ability to work in high volume department and interact with multiple cross-functions   
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills   
  • Knowledge of women’s sizing Petite through 3X and children’s 2-10

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