Job Details

Job title

Technical Designer, Theory

Location

New York, United States

Level

Manager

Function

Design (Garments & Accessories)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

• Creating and distributing detailed tech packs.

• Attending sample fittings; evaluating the fit of each sample and providing solutions to problems.

 • Regularly reviewing size specifications, grade rules, and figure types to ensure size range meets company objectives.

• Working with materials and production vendors to troubleshoot problems in production and/or budget.

• Reviewing lab test reports and communicating necessary improvements to vendors.

• Following set timelines to ensure all deadlines are achieved.


The Ideal Candidate

- 5+ yrs Technical Design experience

- Experience fitting and correcting patterns for overseas vendors

- Knowledge of high-end garment construction

- Ability to be flexible in a fast paced environment

- Ability to take direction and maintain a sense of urgency

- Ability to work with a hands-on sample and pattern room

- Domestic experience a plus, but not a requirement

- Gerber and PLM experience a plus, but not a requirement

About Us

Theory: Defining the New Modern Founded by Andrew Rosen in 1997, Theory revolutionized the contemporary market with its concept of the urban uniform, a modern edit of elevated essentials. The Fast Retailing acquisition of Theory in 2004 spurred global expansion of the brand; today, Theory operates 221 freestanding stores worldwide. The launch of e-commerce in 2010 and collaborative relationships with department and specialty stores continue to position Theory as a continually expanding international omnichannel phenomenon. A leader in Fast Retailing Group's dossier, Theory balances luxury with accessibility in collections with integrity known for their precisely tailored silhouettes and exceptional fabrics.