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Technical Designer (Women's)

Job title: Technical Designer (Women's)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $85,000/ year - $115,000/ year
Reference: 464403
Contact name: Amelia Bitton

Job description

Client Overview: Our client is a timeless and chic womens advanced contemporary brand

Technical Designer Responsibilities:
  • Follow T&A calendar to help fit styles from SMS through PP to TOP and QC stage.
  • Update tech packs, send comments to overseas factories, liaise with production/QC team on dissemination of domestic fit comments.
  • Spec garments and provide graded specs to domestic grader/marker and to overseas factories.
  • Work with patternmakers, grader/marker and development teams to obtain and maximize accuracy of consumptions, fabrications, trims, processes.
  • Follow production from SMS fitting stage through PP, TOP to delivery at warehouse.
  • Liaise with specialty category consultants on the production of their seasonal capsules to ensure fit, quality standards and timely arrival.
  • Work with production and raw materials teams to prioritize around fabric and trim arrival to factories.
  • Schedule and manage weekly and seasonal production fittings.
  • Oversee selection and maintenance of fit model. Approve fit model agency invoices.
  • Direct daily communication with vendors and contractors.
  • Update WIP chart and tech packs
  • Participate in weekly WIP meetings
  • Create and maintain fit guides for selected categories.
Technical Designer Qualifications:
  • College degree, preferably in fashion-related field.
  • A minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in technical design.
  • Domestic production experience strongly preferred.
  • Intimate knowledge of garment construction and patterns.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset in a fast-growing company.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office. Familiarity with ERP/PLM systems required, with RLM experience preferred.
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