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Associate Technical Designer

Job title: Associate Technical Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Culver City
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $60,000/year - $70,000/year
Reference: 465958
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman

Job description

Job Description:

Associate Technical Designer to join our Design team in Los Angeles and support this rapidly growing and fast-paced company women’s RTW brand .


You will be reporting directly to the Senior Technical Designer.

- Participate in fit sessions, making appropriate recommendations for fit and construction issues, taking notes of recommendations from the Design and Production team during each session
- Assemble technical packages with detailed photos, illustrations, pattern corrections and updated measurement spec sheet
- Advise reference and fit sample comments to vendors
- Work closely with Production and Design on technical construction or fit issues
- Participate in style and fit approval process with cross-functional partners to meet all deadlines and address issues for resolution with Senior Technical Designers
- Assist in organizing and prioritizing workload according to delivery schedules
- Keep track of all samples, organized by season, sample type, etc.
- Support Senior Technical Designers' workload to establish fit and construction standards by producing accurate specification packages including sketch details, base size specifications, grading, construction and packaging details
- Prepare fit list and garments before each fit session
- Additional tasks as requested by management


SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

- Minimum 3 + years Technical Design experience
- Apparel related Associate's or Bachelor’s degree from a fashion school preferred
- Experience working with overseas factories and vendors
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and accurately
- Ability to work collaboratively and independently
- Must possess a strong knowledge of garment construction, fit standards and understanding of pattern making, grading rules and specification packages
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure, must be able to multi-task, problem solve, prioritize work
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
- Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop
If you are interested, please respond with your updated resume and portfolio.


Fulltime in-house role
Salary range 60-70K 
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