Assistant Tech Designer
Licensing Apparel company in San Diego is seeking an Asst. Tech Designer to join their team!
? Able to identify fabric and trim types, approve lab dips and production submits
? Maintain master body number log
? Maintain master spec library of “blocks”
? Maintain “how to measure” manual describing each measurement point (POM-point of measure); distribute to all factories
? Follow grade rules for all means, boys, preschool (juvy), toddler, infant, juniors, and girl styles, including custom size ranges per customer
? Ensure fit and quality standards are communicated to all necessary internal departments and external sources
? Measure all garment submits
? Communicate daily with factories overseas, giving directions, answering questions, clarifying points with photos, etc.
? Send art files to factories, create art specs, answer emails, etc., when Art Coordinator in our department is absent
? Prepare costing spec sheet for all new style developments from drawings, photos, or retail samples
? Create drawing of body in Adobe Illustrator
? Maintain body drawing library
? Keep up-to-date library of fabrics
? Evaluate fabrics and adjust specs for fabric to be used for each style
? Scan factory patterns to send to alternate factories to shorten development lead time and ensure that the same style/fit is consistent coming from multiple resources
? Provide feedback to factories on development samples, revise specs and sewing construction as needed. Track progress of development samples
? Any other duties that contributes to Product Development and merchandising
? Other duties assigned as needed
To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The ideal candidate will have an analytical and detail-oriented mindset, have strong problem-solving and communication skills, be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and have an understanding of the product development and apparel production process.
? Have an understanding of the product development and apparel production process
? Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
? 0-3 years of Production/Product Development/Pattern making experience
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills
? Strong interpersonal skills
? Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus.