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Freelance Fit Technician

Seattle, WA 98109

Post Date: 07/26/2018 Job ID: 98780 Job Category: Technical Design

Job Title: Temporary Fit Technician

Location: Seattle, WA

Duration: ASAP - 1 - 2 months

  • MISSION

    Responsible for executing consistent production fit, construction, workmanship, grading, pattern approvals and maintaining accurate measurement specifications.

     

    KEY RESULTS AREAS

    • Produce styles by creating spec and construction in order to execute fit and exceptional workmanship.
    • Maintain design integrity and fit of the product in conjunction with merchandising and production goals.
    • Schedule and lead fit sessions. 
      • Prepare list of garments to fit & paperwork for fittings. Ensure that all fit garments from the factories are measured and evaluation sheets are prepared and reviewed prior to fittings.  Evaluate samples for fit, construction & workmanship.
    • Effectively communicate fit comments to production and domestic and overseas partners in Flex within deadlines and with;
      • Fully detailed written instructions to improve fit & quality of each garment
      • Photos of problem fit areas to demonstrate requested corrections
      • Detailed sketches – updated
      • Construction information updated
      • Garment measurements – including changes
      • Graded measurements
      • Pattern modifications (from Pattern Makers) – either hard copy, or digitals of pattern amendments - depending on nature of corrections, and factory capability
    • Research and resolve fit, pattern, and construction issues.
    • Maintain consistent fit, construction, grade rules, and tolerances in Flex PLM
    • Identify potential production, quality, costing, and design issues and make appropriate recommendations
    • Lead competitive fit/construction analysis and apply learning
    • Review established size sets for styles and products
    • Track and manage fit sample approvals for own product category meeting calendar deadlines
    • Update reports where necessary
    • Keep samples organized
    • Maintain consistency for fit related styles (blocks)

     

    EXPERIENCE, TALENT AND EDUCATION

    • Bachelor's degree preferred and/or 5+ years experience as a technical assistant or fit technician for a sportswear company
    • Ability to communicate effectively in a global, multi-cultural environment
    • Strong interpersonal skills for building collaborative working relationships within teams
    • Strong time management and organizational skills to adhere to multiple priorities in order to meet specific timelines and deadlines
    • Ability to proactively trouble shoot and problem solve
    • Knowledge of Flex PLM
    • Additional computer skills, Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel and Word is highly desired
    • Detail oriented.
    • Knowledge of pattern making, garment construction and spec grading.
    • Excellent communication (written & verbal) skills.

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