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Womenswear Technical Designer

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Posted: 08/17/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Product Development Job Number: TF860382817

Job Description


  • Compile information on all garment components including fit, fabric, construction, and trim into fit comment document/spec sheet. 
  • Measure samples received from Proto stage to PP samples in a timely manner. 
  • Check construction and quality of product to ensure sample has proper construction for garment category and fabrication. 
  • Execute fit comments in a timely manner to ensure the fit process stays in line with production and action timelines.
  • Create technical fit comments that are easily understandable comments using written and visual methods, advise construction details, and clearly communicate the status and direction of each style to suppliers
  • Lead fit session on live model or mannequin and takes the initiative of specific product categories. 
  • Cross-examine sample against information in the Tech Pack and against the previous sample to ensure consistency and call out any discrepancies to the team. 
  • Document clear and precise notes for any changes to the garments during fit sessions. 
  • Update Tech Packs with the most current information for the BOM, construction notes, specs, after proceeding to production if necessary. 
  • Work closely with cross-functioning teams to ensure all information in BOMs is correct when passing off to production. 
  • Collaborate with the cross-functioning teams to ensure wash and fabric aesthetic is achieved. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functioning teams to gain clear direction and consensus of fit intent.
  • Maintain/Develop fit and quality standards to ensure size, construction and fit consistency within the brand and product categories.
  • Escalate issues to superiors for input and direction. 
  • Maintain professional and timely email correspondence with domestic & oversea suppliers.
  • Identify potential product, quality and costing issues and make appropriate recommendations 
  • Track and manage workflow and workload and ensure product areas are maintained with cross-functional team; gather information and update all reports necessary for meeting. 
  • Understanding in flat garment measuring, garment constructionand quality control/assurance. 
  • Minimum years of experience in the apparel industry as a Technical Designer with some patternmaking experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of the apparel design and development process from inception through production. 
  • Must be proficient with knowledge and skill in fit and pattern making, grading and construction manufacturing methods, sewing, fabric ways, fabric tension, fusing, trims, and technical drawing. 
  • Experience in grading and ability to understand grade rules on Women’s categories. 
  • Experience in leading live fittings and evaluating overall fit with an ability to make necessary corrections to achieve the desired fit. 
  • Knowledge and proven success in technical design for the junior market and product categories 
  • knitwear, woven sportswear, streetwear, and active wearExperience with fast fashion a plus
  • Knowledge of preparing and writing product specification sheets across company-wide products. 
  • Clear communication of Fit comments and Fit corrections to send to Factory on a regular basis. 
  • Proficient computer skills, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
  • High level of attention to detail. 
  • Ability to identify apparel flaws quickly and effectively and/or possible production issues. 
  • Ability to work successfully with any personality type and adapt to urgent projects. 
  • Sense of urgency and ability to maintain performance quality under pressure 
  • Ability to prioritize work and follow instructions 
  • Team-oriented; ability to excel in a team-based structure. 
  • Strong communication skills (Verbal and Written) and organizational skills 
  • Self-starter, multi-task oriented and the ability to resolve issues in a timely fashion 
  • Organizational skills and ability to multi-task. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Pooja Sachan

Originally from India, Pooja has spent 15 years in the design industry. Her passion is reflected in her previous entrepreneurial roles, and her current role as a fashion recruiter is like a match made in heaven. This enables her to utilize her skills into helping and guiding people to follow their passion and lead to them their ultimate goals.

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