Technical Designer

Job title: Technical Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Seattle, WA
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 401818
Contact name: Taylor Lasecke
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview:

  • Our client Is a multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence

Technical Designer Overview:

  • A successful technical designer will be passionate, fashion-forward, and possess great technical acumen. Ideal candidates should be deadline-driven, have a keen eye for detail, and demonstrate sound knowledge of industry-related software.

Technical Designer Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with designers, manufacturers, vendors, and clients to ensure that product specifications are viable.
  • Analyzing designs and determining required resources and project deadlines.
  • Implementing design changes and making contingency plans as necessary.
  • Supervising technical and design teams.
  • Visiting manufacturing sites and reporting back to senior management.
  • Handling a range of admin duties.
  • Establishing quality control standards.
  • Ensuring all products are high-quality and that they conform to company standards and brand values.
  • Evaluating prototypes and inspecting finished products to ensure that they are free from defects.

Technical Designer Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in fashion, technical design, or a related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferable.
  • 3+ years’ experience for junior positions or 5+ years’ experience for senior roles.
  • Practical experience with software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and CAD.
  • Knowledge and experience with patternmaking.
  • The ability to justify design changes.
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Deadline-driven and committed to quality.
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