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Associate – Sr. Technical Designer for Girls Apparel
New York, NY

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$45,000 - $90,000 / yr


Job Title
Associate-Sr. Technical Designers
 
Job Description
An established Wholesale Manufacturer of branded and licensed children’s apparel in NYC is looking to fill a 2 Technical Design positions. They are open to hiring people at the Associate, Mid or Senior level. The Technical Designer is responsible for developing and maintaining a consistent level of quality and fit for Children’s Sportswear, Layette, Swimwear, Outerwear, Dresses.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with Design and Production teams to establish and maintain fit and construction standards to ensure brand consistency and quality
  • Create spec packages for each style including correct grade rules and non-standard construction details
  • Accurate measurement and evaluation of development, proto samples for spec, quality & workmanship
  • Prepare and lead fit sessions with Design and Production Depts
  • Communicate measurement, construction and workmanship comments to vendors, including providing detailed explanations, diagrams and/or patterns as needed
  • Work with Production and Compliance Depts to ensure all products meet relevant children’s safety requirements
  • Answer questions via email regarding fit, specs, pattern and construction as needed

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience, including some childrenswear
  • Familiar with measuring sample points of measurement to ensure submitted samples are within tolerance of required specifications
  • Strong knowledge of knit and woven garment construction
  • Knowledge of patternmaking, sewing terminology and garment construction
  • Have understanding of garment manufacturing and product development process
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and MS Word; knowledge of Illustrator a plus
  • Must be willing to work in the office 5 days/week.


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