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Technical Design Associate

American Attitudes
New York City, New York
Closing date
20 Aug 2022

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American Attitudes, located in New York in the heart of the garment center, is a fast-paced leading women’s apparel company with multiple kids, junior, missy, extended sized brands, and licensed collaborations. We are looking for a Technical Design Associate to support our rapidly growing and fast-paced company. Our ideal candidate is a problem solver, an excellent communicator, highly organized and detail oriented. This position has high growth potential for the right candidate!

Responsibilities include but not limited to-

  • Measure and inspect all samples received- proto through TOP
  • Participate in weekly fit sessions, making recommendations for fit and construction issues as well as taking notes from the team during each session
  • Create technical packages with detailed photos, illustrations, pattern corrections and updated measurement spec sheets
  • Assist in sending reference and fit sample comments to overseas vendors
  • Work closely with the team on technical construction or fit issues
  • Participate in style and fit approval process with overseas team to meet all deadlines and address all issues with the team to ensure timely resolution
  • Assist in organizing and prioritizing workload according to delivery schedules
  • Keep track of all fit samples- organized by customer & sample type
  • Prepare fit list and garments before each fit session
  • Assist in preparing samples to send out to customers


  • Apparel related Associate's or Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years Technical Design experience
  • Experience working with overseas factories and vendors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and accurately
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure, must be able to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Must have knowledge of garment construction, fit standards and understanding of pattern making, grading rules and specification packages
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite- Specifically Excel & Outlook
  • Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/Acrobat
  • Must be able to work in the office 5 days a week

To Apply: Please send your resume to, subject line Technical Design Associate.


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