The Technical Designer is responsible for creation of product specifications and fit execution from concept through production, that accurately reflect design intent and correct fit, which protects brand integrity.
Collaborate with production, product development, design and merchandising to ensure that quality, delivery and business practices are achieved and upheld.
Responsible for development of detailed garment specifications, including fit, color, trims, fabrication etc. for product development process.
Work with design and merchandising teams in product development process to develop technical drawings and garment construction sketches with computer drawing tools.
Lead fit sessions of sample garments and communicate all needed pattern/construction adjustments to vendor.
Compare samples to original specification requirements and work with vendors to ensure all specs are met
Communicate with Color Labs to ensure color specifications work with garment fabrics
Research all issues that effect original garment specifications
Completes other duties as assigned
BA/BS in Apparel Design, Textiles, or equivalent industry experience required with 3+ years of relevant Design experience
Ability to develop and maintain consistent size and fit standards; grade rules and tolerances and to develop and maintain consistent quality and construction standards
Enjoy working in a fast paced environment with the ability to maintain tight deadlines and produce high quality work
Strong understanding of pattern making, grading, and fit along with knowledge of fabrics, trims, and product construction
Detail oriented with ability to control and insure high quality standards
Strong verbal and written communications skills with outstanding computer knowledge
Ability to design around concepts, an intuitive grasp of color palette and style, and a thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, sewing techniques, graphics and trim.
Gander Mountain - 17 months ago
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