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location

New York, NY

salary

$75,000

-

$95,000

employment type

Direct Hire

category

Fashion Design

division

Fourth Floor

Technical Designer, Activewear Brand

Our client, a leading activewear company, is seeking a Technical Designer to join their team in NYC!

Responsibilities:
-Manage the technical design product life cycle process from initial sketch through production fit approval
-Manage the development and maintenance of tech packs
-Organize and lead all account fit sessions
-Own the process of creating & maintaining specification packages
-Develop specifications and garment construction methods for assigned product categories
-Problem solve technical issues related to fit and execution (including fabric application, construction, grading and cost engineering)
-Communicate fit intent, balance and construction revisions to overseas factories
-Evaluate prototype samples and fit samples for measurement, fit and construction accuracy and quality
-Ensure calendar milestone deliverables are met
-Identify and solve potential production, quality, and costing issues
-Follow current market trends

Requirements:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design/Technical Design
-3-5+ years of apparel technical design experience
-Proficiency in Excel
-Experience with PLM systems and Adobe Illustrator
-Proven expertise in apparel fitting, spec/block creation and pattern correction/manipulation
-Strong project management skills
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Salary Range: $75,000-$95,000

Please submit your resume for consideration.

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