Fashion

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Job# 24743 BH# 327291
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Technical Designer, Men's Swim and Active

Client Overview: 

Our client is a leading swimwear brand creating the most comfortable and flattering silhouettes to suit every individual. Their innovative, fashion-forward, ground-breaking designs empower everyone to feel their most confident while they relax pool side.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would oversee all aspects of technical design to ensure accuracy of product measurements, quality, construction, and fit. You would also be responsible for partnering with various cross-functional team members, including technicians and assistants.

Responsibilities:

• Oversee all aspects of technical design for every collection and develop a fit comment document for all garment components, including fit, fabric, construction, stitch, and trim

• Measure garments accurately to identify any fit issues; execute fit comments efficiently to remain on schedule with production
• Participate in fit sessions, provide recommendations, note call-outs, and log critiques to accurately and efficiently address all issues 
• Provide grading guidelines to vendors after fit approval to ensure quality consistency; collaborate with internal and external partners
• Approve samples for production after a thorough evaluation of fit, measurement, pattern shaping, hanger appeal, and functionality 

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in fashion design or related field
• Technical design experience in apparel or swimwear
• Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office suite

• Ability to correct patterns, resolve garment fit issues, and experience using Gerber a plus