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Fit Tech/Technical Design Associate

Job title: Fit Tech/Technical Design Associate
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Los Angeles
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 409146
Contact name: Valerie Haldeman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, is looking for a Fit Tech/Technical Design Associate to join their team!

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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Proven technical design experience
  • Experience with PLM, Powerpoint, Excel, Illustrator
  • Garment construction/sewing knowledge
  • Experience with measuring garments
  • Comfortable fitting on mannequins & live models
  • Experience with assigning & reviewing grading increments
  • Communicates with factories through email to advise fit comments and resolve issues
  • Experience with spec writing and tech pack creation
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