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Freelance Technical Designer- Mens Knits and Sweaters

Job title: Freelance Technical Designer- Mens Knits and Sweaters
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 425562
Contact name: Sarah Stanley
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Freelance Technical Designer - Mens knits and sweaters

Client Overview: A world-renowned, award-winning designer of mens and womens accessories and apparel. 

Technical Designer Overview: As the Technical Designer, you will oversee all aspects of technical design to ensure accuracy of product measurements, quality, construction, and fit.

Technical Designer Responsibilities:
• Oversee all aspects of technical design for every collection and develop a fit comment document for all garment components, including fit, fabric, construction, stitch, and trim
• Measure garments accurately to identify any fit issues and execute fit comments efficiently to remain on schedule with production • Participate in fit sessions, provide recommendations, note call-outs, and log critiques to accurately and efficiently address all issues
• Provide grading guidelines to vendors after fit approval to ensure quality consistency and collaborate with internal and external partners
• Approve samples for production after a thorough evaluation of fit, measurement, pattern shaping, hanger appeal, and functionality

Technical Designer Qualifications:
• Experience with women's cut and sew garments
• Proven technical design experience
• Proficient in Centric PLM
• Ability to work in Manhattan office 3x a week

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