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Job# 23288 BH# 320050
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Tech Designer/Product Developer

Position Overview

The Technical Designer/Product Developer is responsible for maintaining design integrity and the fit of apparel, soft and hard goods categories for all in-house private label lines and licensed programs.

  • Organize garments for fittings and products for evaluations, communicate areas of concern and recommend corrections to design team.
  • Assist in fit sessions, record fit notes, and communicate adjustments needed.
  • Partner in creating and updating Tech Packs for all in-house private labels and licensed products.
  • Maintain Tech Packs for development and production, including, but not limited to: construction callouts, sketch adjustments, BOM, construction requirements, specs/grading, and artwork.
  • Proof all Art Tech Packs and insert into development and/or production tech packs and communicate Art T.P.s changes to essential team members when changes occur.
  • Assist in upload all Tech Packs for development/production and send to Over-Seas Contractors.  Confirm all information is accurately communicated such as: fabric, design, technique, measurements/dimensions, artwork etc.
  • Maintain consistency in fit, quality, construction and grade rules across all categories.
  • Review, assess and advise on comprehensive sewing, construction, finishing standards and grade rule specifications.
  • Communicate development packages to HK office
  • Maintain program development WIPS once product is approved to sample and develop.
  • Organize sample, fabric and trim quality libraries for reference.
  • Work closely with product team to ensure garments are true to design intent.

SKILLS/ KNOWLEDGE/ ABILITY

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design or Apparel Production
  • Minimum 2-3 years of related work experience in technical design or apparel production.
  • Working knowledge of the development process.
  • Experience working with overseas factories is a must
  • Proficient in MS Office & Excel
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop CC
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment and quickly switch focus from one project to the next.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and self-motivate.
  • Knowledge of garment construction, fabrication, patternmaking and grading.