Technical Design Assistant

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
14 Jan 2022
Closes
14 Feb 2022
Ref
TCHDSNAsst1
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY

The Technical Design Assistant is responsible for measuring and preparing the Import garments for fittings. This individual will work hand in hand with the Pre-Production Technical Design team members to bring silhouettes to life.

CORE RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Receive all Import packages. Log received samples and pass samples or materials to the appropriate Design team member
  • Create the fit list for Import fittings and publish prior to the scheduled fittings
  • Measure all Pre-Production fit samples, PPS samples, and TOP samples then distribute to the appropriate Pre-Production Technical Designer for fitting
  • Identify issues with the measured specs and call these out prior to the scheduled fittings
  • Update the spec sheets tab in the tech pack, print the specs, and attach to the garment prior to fitting
  • Review the construction call outs on the existing tech pack against the physical sample. Call out any discrepancies prior to fitting and review with the appropriate Technical Designer as needed
  • Attend fittings, as needed
  • Assist the Technical Designers with organizing samples

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, flexible in changing direction as needed
  • Proficient in MS Office and Adobe applications including Word, Excel, and Illustrator
  • Candidate must be highly organized and able to prioritize with a sense of urgency
  • Candidate must be a team player, willing and able to work cross-functionally with multiple departments
  • Dynamic problem solving and project management skills
  • Must have proven knowledge of garment construction including points of measurement and sewing techniques

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Program Completion, Certification, or a Degree in Patternmaking is desirable
  • Experience working with patterns or in a sewing shop is a plus
  • Able to work and think independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Excellent listening, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondences, and memos
  • Ability to write and respond to email correspondence
  • Ability to communicate desired results or changes through technical illustrations
  • Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in small group situations to other employees

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals