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Job# 33373 BH# 375361
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Technical Designer, Women's RTW

Client Overview:

Our client is a popular luxury brand presenting the latest must-have sportswear. Based in the heart of New York City, their contemporary, high-end, and fashion-forward designs are applauded by the most stylish trendsetters.

Position Overview:

As the Technical Designer, you would oversee all aspects of technical design to ensure accuracy of product measurements, quality, construction, and fit.

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 and 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 and 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:

• Womenswear design background

• Strong design skills in the women's contemporary sportswear market, ideally with a high-end background

• CAD and technical design knowledge

• Wovens and knits experience

• Excellent CAD ability and able to manage tech packs

• Overseas experience preferred