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Job# 30571 BH# 361237
Contact# 5268138

Tech Designer/Patternmaker

Seeking an experienced Tech Designer & Patternmaker to join the team with a leading lifestyle brand in North County SD.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 
• Assist Senior Technical Designer in fitting session/note-taking/execute intended fit
• Evaluate samples for construction/workmanship/grading to determine if it is necessary to work on pattern correction 
• Communicate fit comment to the factory within 48 to 72 hours after fit session 
• Review and comprehend technical sketches in hand-off meeting with Design 
• Create POM (point of measurement) initial measurement chart after Design hand-off 
• Collaboration with Designer/ Developer and Sr Technical Designer, across functional team on product 
• Perform additional day to day tasks as directed by Sr Technical Designer 
• Reviewing size run requested for fit accuracy, grading relevance and product performance feedback 

Perform other duties as assigned. 


Education and Experience Requirements: 
• Minimum of 5-8 years experience in the apparel industry in technical design 
• Must have knowledge of patternmaking and grading 
• Experience in swimwear/cover up or active wear 
• Garment construction, knowledge of bra cups and underwire 
• Knowledge of swimwear, active wear fabrics and trims 
• Must have fit experience on live fit model 
• Able to lead fittings and evaluate fit, and make pattern corrections 
• Clear communication of fit comment and fit correction to send to the factory 
 

Technical Skills: 
• Pattern maker 
• Specialist, expertise in swimwear or active wear 
• Knowledge of garment construction/grading ability to understand grade rules 
Strong knowledge of swimwear/active products, fabric property, trims details such as welding seam taping, bra cups 
• Proficient computer skills, Adobe Illustrator, and (Full Circle a plus), Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word