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Technical Designer

New York, NY 10018

Post Date: 07/12/2018 Job ID: 98167 Job Category: Technical Design

Title: Technical Designer

Company: High end contemporary brand 

Location: NYC


  • Lead the technical fit for production 
  • Creates and updates specification packets, including detailed technical sketches, and construction details for all categories.
  • Great knowledge of woven and knit grading
  • Evaluate fit samples, pre-production and TOP samples for specs, quality and workmanship
  • Lead production fittings with production team on live models and body forms
  • Compose fit comments to factory based on fitting providing technical comments and illustrations/photos
  • Participate in maintaining consistency of product fit, technical specifications and development processes across brands
  • Identify potential production, quality and costing issues and make recommendations to ensure brand integrity
  • Maintain a product library for future reference
  • Plan appropriate fit schedules with models and designers
  • Organize and track sample status to make sure timely deliveries are met
  • Bring urgent issues to Manager’s attention for input and direction
  • Participate in department and company-wide special projects, as appropriate.


  • 7+ years experience in technical design
  • Skilled in measuring knits and wovens
  • Patternmaking knowledge
  • Knowledge of construction standards and manufacturing methods
  • Exceptional organizational skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work collaboratively as a team player within the department and cross functional teams
  • Self-starter personality; driven by deadlines with a high sense of urgency

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