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Technical Designer - Mens Apparel

Technical Designer - Men's  

The successful Technical Designer - Men's collaborates with the Product Developer to execute the fit intentions in our Menswear Division in Woven and Knit categories (shirts/ tees/polos/pants/shorts/jackets/hoodies/sweaters/active wear). This position will track and maintain key deadlines for their categories to achieve on-time and highest quality deliverables for the department. 

Essential Functions: 
• Execute the intended fit and ensure fit consistency across all assigned categories 
• Conduct weekly fitting sessions, take notes and execute designer intended fit 
• Evaluate samples for construction, workmanship and grading 
• Work on pattern correction or draping to create initial prototype sample 
• Communicate fit comment to factory within 48 to 72 hours after fit session 
• Review and comprehend technical sketches in hand off meeting with Design team 
• Create POM ( point of measurement ) initial measurement chart after Design hand off 
• Collaborate with Designer/Developer and Senior Technical Designer across functional teams on products 
• Review size run requested for fit accuracy, grading relevance and product performance feedback 
• Partner with Designer and Product Developer team to achieve customer focused, high quality products for each season 
• Perform additional day to day tasks as directed by Senior Technical Designer, or Senior Technical Manager 

Education and Experience 
• Minimum of 6 to 8 years of experience in the apparel industry in Tech Design 
• Must have knowledge of patternmaking and grading 
• Experience in Men’s Woven and Knit category or Activewear 
• Garment construction 
• Knowledge of fabrics & trims 
• Must have fit experience on live fit model 
• Able to lead fittings, evaluate fit, and make pattern corrections 
• Experience in working direct with overseas factories 
• Clear communication of fit comment and fit correction sent to factories 
• Handling Activewear is a plus 

Technical Skills and Experience: 
• Patternmaker 
• Fitting 
• Expertise in Men’s Woven and Knit categories (shirts/ tees/polos/pants/shorts /jackets/hoodies/sweaters/active wear) 
• Knowledge of garment construction 
• Grading ability to understand grade rules 
• Strong knowledge of men’s lifestyle and active products is a plus 
• Knowledge of fabric property, trims details 
• Proficient computer skills: Adobe Illustrator, Full Circle , PLM ,Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) 

Travel / Schedule Requirements: 
• Must be able to travel internationally at least twice per year to Asia Employee must be able to perform essential functions of position with or without reasonable accommodations.