Technical Design Assistant

The Technical Design Assistant is responsible for measuring and preparing the Import garments for fittings. This individual will work hand in hand with the Pre-Production Technical Design team members to bring silhouettes to life.

Core Responsibilities
  • Receive all Import packages. Log received samples and pass samples or materials to the appropriate Design team member
  • Create the fit list for Import fittings and publish prior to the scheduled fittings
  • Measure all Pre-Production fit samples, PPS samples, and TOP samples then distribute to the appropriate Pre-Production Technical Designer for fitting
  • Identify issues with the measured specs and call these out prior to the scheduled fittings
  • Update the spec sheets tab in the tech pack, print the specs, and attach to the garment prior to fitting
  • Review the construction call outs on the existing tech pack against the physical sample. Call out any discrepancies prior to fitting and review with the appropriate Technical Designer as needed
  • Attend fittings, as needed
  • Assist the Technical Designers with organizing samples
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, flexible in changing direction as needed
  • Proficient in MS Office and Adobe applications including Word, Excel, and Illustrator
  • Candidate must be highly organized and to prioritize with a sense of urgency
  • Candidate must be a team player, willing and able to work cross-functionally with multiple departments
  • Dynamic problem solving and project management skills
  • Must have proven knowledge of garment construction including points of measurement and sewing techniques
Education and/or Experience
  • Program Completion, Certification, or a Degree in Patternmaking is desirable
  • Experience working with patterns or in a sewing shop is a plus
  • Able to work and think independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail
Language Skills
  • Excellent listening, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondences, and memos
  • Ability to write and respond to email correspondence
  • Ability to communicate desired results or changes through technical illustrations
  • Ability to effectively present information one-on-one and in small group situations to other employees
Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
If interested, please send resume and cover letter toĀ
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