Fashion

Fulltime
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Job# 31297 BH# 366612
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Technical Designer

Junior’s Sportswear Technical Designer
Responsibilities:
•    Initial first proto style set up with specs to vendor through to final pp2 approval 
•    Responsible for owning the life cycle per style (fit/construction) from start to finish
•    Creating specs for all styles in PLM based off of designer’s sketches or samples
•    Prepares and leads all fittings
•    Resolves and communicates fit and construction issues internally with all teams, and externally with vendors within production timelines and in a professional manner
•    Establishes and maintains fit and construction standards and blocks to ensure brand consistent and quality
•    Responsible for managing and hitting all deadlines along with communicating if any issues with deadlines works to improve fit and quality through review of customer comments, sales, feedback, and understanding competition
•    Understands how to read and correct patterns either through Tukatech (or similar software) and/ or via other methods- taking photos, drawing on patterns etc.
•    Possesses understanding of how grading works mathematically and what doesn’t work
•    Organize with time management and attention to detail
•    Full understanding of their specific category, historical issues, understanding of fabrications and strong communication internally and externally with vendors
•    Is a team player able to work closely with other team members to help manage overall workload for the dept. in addition to managing their own workload
•    Has an understanding of knits and woven construction 

Requirements:
•     Minimum of 5 years’ experience preferably in Juniors or women’s sportswear
•    Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
•    Must be able to work proficiently in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
•    Knowledge of computer patternmaking is a plus (Tukatech preferred)
•    Knowledge of Lectra PLM is a plus