TECHNICAL DESIGNER – PRODUCTION

Recruiter
Ulla Johnson
Location
New York City, New York
Posted
29 Sep 2021
Closes
29 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent

TECHNICAL DESIGNER – PRODUCTION

Job overview

Our Design and Production team is passionate about creating an innovative and beautiful product with a focus on handmade details and impeccable fit. With an ever-expanding customer base and brand visibility, this is a great opportunity to join our rapidly growing company. You must posses an obsessive eye for detail and a strong work ethic.

Duties:

  • Garment measuring
  • Attend fittings and take notes
  • Assist with creating and updating tech packs, including detailed technical sketches and construction details for all RTW categories
  • Assist with fit comments to factory based on fitting providing technical comments and illustrations/photos
  • Collaborate with cross-functioning teams to gain clear direction of fit intent
  • Cross-reference existing bodies to expedite fit when possible 
  • Maintain professional and timely email correspondence with overseas vendors 
  • Review and issue factory grading for approval, ensuring company standards are upheld
  • Bring urgent issues to Manager’s attention for input and direction
  • Ability to plan a course of action, accounting for the efficient use of time and resources
  • Take ownership of technical work stream
  • Demonstrate initiative to support the team

Desired Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • 4-5+ year relevant work experience
  • Ability to identify fit and construction issues and contribute solutions during live fittings
  • Experience working on multiple garment categories is a big plus: including but not limited to, dresses, denim, outerwear, tops, bottoms, cut and sew, swim, knitwear
  • Working knowledge of fit and pattern corrections, grading, construction, sewing, and technical drawing
  • Proficient computer skills, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook)
  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work collaboratively as a team player within the department and cross functional teams
  • Self-starter personality; driven by deadlines with a high sense of urgency
  • Willingness to learn and take direction

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