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Swimwear Technical Designer

Job title: Swimwear Technical Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: Yes
Salary: $50.00/ hour
Reference: 462054
Contact name: Sarah Stanley

Job description

Swimwear Technical Designer

Client Overview:

Our client designs and manufacturers on-trend, innovative, and modern swimwear for some of the top retailers in the US!


Technical Designer Overview:

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


Technical Designer 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


Technical Designer Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• Proven technical design experience, SWIMWEAR A MUST

• Proficient with Adobe Illustrator

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