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Freelance Associate Technical Designer

New York, New York 10022

Post Date: 07/25/2017 Job ID: 84384 Job Category: Technical Design

Title of Job: Freelance Associate Technical Designer

Company Description: Lifestyle brand

Location: New York, NY

Start Date: ASAP

Hourly Rate: $28 per hour


  • Develop tech packs that are design driven while being production ready.  
  • Partner with the off-shore Business Partners (either manufacturing offices or suppliers / factories) for the purpose of creating samples correct for design intent to ultimately approve for production.
  • Receive fit samples and prepare / process for fittings. 
  • Host fittings with Design for the purpose of presenting execution and getting it approved for production.
  • Suggest, influence, persuade as needed in fitting proper corrections for fit and design detail geared towards production ready garments / tech packs.   
  • Properly memorialize in writing the fit notes from meetings and publish accordingly in the PLM system and/or e-mail for the purpose of Business Partner alignment.
  • Properly track and publish technical design work load according to department requirements.
  • Partner with Business Partners in Production / Sourcing to ensure alignment on current status of the line- style specific. 


  • Proficiency in PLM, WEB PDM, Excel, Illustrator, Outlook
  • Ability to fit and analyze appropriate fit corrections.
  • Knowledge of patternmaking and grading.
  • Knowledge of garment construction.
  • Knowledge of production/manufacturing processes and capabilities.
  • Ability to multi task and problem solve.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.

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