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Technical Designer

Job title: Technical Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Sherman Oaks
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $40- $55/hr
Reference: 464722
Contact name: Zoe Huse

Job description

My fashion swim client is looking for a Freelance Technical Designer onsite in Sherman Oaks. Please review the below and let me know if this is something that would work for you. 

Pay: $40- $55/hr- (based on Experience)

Location: Fully Onsite in Sherman Oaks
Could go temp to hire for right candidate****

As the Technical Designer, you will manage all aspects of Technical Design related functions from concept to production ready. You will be joining an extremely fast-paced team of creative, passionate and energetic individuals working towards significant expansion into various apparel categories, with the swim/intimates/active being the central core of the business. The ideal candidate will be a proactive self-starter with an entrepreneurial mind who is passionate about fashion and fit, understands the brand aesthetic and price point of our brand.
Education Requirements:
  • Degree in Fashion Design or Related Field and 10 years of experience as a tech designer
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications, Adobe Suite (Illustrator & Photoshop), PLM
• Create detailed costing & production tech packs (BOM, construction, specs and fit comments)
• Measure & review samples for fit sessions to make sure samples are in compliance of specs, construction &
fit intent
• Take detailed notes and photos during fit
• Work closely with Director of Tech, design and product development teams to guide the product life cycle along
 and lead all vendors to follow the production journey effectively.
• Must be solution oriented and communicate appropriate pattern and fit corrections to factories
• Must be proactive self-starter
• Manage preparation of materials for handover to production or sample room
• Manage WIPs for all fit samples by customer/season from proto to TOP (sample requests, sample tracking, fit
 approvals) and report back to Director of Tech and production team

• 10 years previous experience as a Technical Designer with some Patternmaking experience
• Experience in swim, lingerie and/or activewear product categories
• Solid knowledge of patterns
• Knowledge and eye for fit, garment construction, finishing and overall aesthetics along with understanding
 grading for multiple products & size categories
  • Experience with International factories a must
  • Able to bring new manufacturing resources to the table
• Excellent communication skills - verbal, written
  • Chinese/ Spanish Proficiency a Plus

Swim Experience Required

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