Technical Designer

Dolls Kill
Richmond, CA, United States
22 Oct 2021
06 Jan 2022
Full Time
Dolls Kill is a global fashion brand that empowers everyone to celebrate their individuality through radical, unapologetic self-expression. Our cult following of over 5 million social media followers includes some of the most influential personalities in music, art, pop culture, and fashion. We're also backed by strong consumer-focused investors who share in our vision of building one of the world's next great consumer brands.

Our team is growing quickly in both our SF and LA locations and we are hiring across all business functions. We are looking for team members who are equally passionate about what we do and excited about joining the Dolls Kill crew.

About Us

Named "The Fastest Growing Retailer in the US", Dolls Kill is a fashion brand that boldly empowers young people to celebrate their individuality. With over two million followers on Instagram, we've become a cult favorite among DJs, celebrities and artists around the world.

Based in San Francisco, we have an amazing team of retail leaders, scrappy hackers, creative marketers and fashion trendsetters who are fun to work with and serious about what they do. We're also backed strong consumer-focused investors who share in our vision of building one of the world's next great consumer brands. Look for our latest press mentions in Business Insider, Racked, TeenVogue, PopSugar, Elle, and more.

About the Role

The Technical Designer will be responsible for developing and maintaining a consistent level of quality and fit in our apparel that exceeds our customers’ expectations.

This is not a remote position. The right candidate will need to be available onsite at least 2 days a week.

Key Responsibilities

    • Take full ownership of multiple apparel product categories, including setting priorities, leading fittings and managing deadlines
    • Create and update fit comments while helping to advise on corrections sent to manufacturers
    • Own sample tracking and fit comment accuracy
    • Troubleshoot possible production issues related to construction, fabrication or garment quality with a solutions-oriented mindset
    • Develop, implement and maintain category quality, construction standards and fit blocks
    • Build close relationships with cross-functional team members and external manufacturers, leverage team member expertise and provide feedback when appropriate
    • Support Design Team when needed with special project initiatives


    • You have a B.A./B.S. in a relevant field (i.e. Fashion Design, Pattern Making, Textiles, etc) with 2+ years of technical design experience in the apparel industry
    • You are fluent in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
    • You are an expert in Tech Pack creation and garment development comments
    • You have a strong knowledge of textiles, pattern making and grading construction standards
    • You have experience in standard garment specking
    • You have experience working with overseas factories and an understanding of production timelines, equipment and garment construction options
    • You are an excellent multi tasker, extremely detail oriented and possess exceptional organizational skills
    • Reading and writing in Cantonese is a plus

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