Assistant Tech Designer

QVC
West Chester, PA, USA
Posted 5 days ago
Full timeArts and Entertainment27-1029.00: DesignersAll Other

Job Description Details

The Opportunity

Are you looking to enter the fashion design industry in a technical design role with endless opportunities? Are you looking to work with a collaborative and highly engaged team to support your skills and grow while supporting brand growth? QVC, the world's leading eCommerce retailer, is seeking an Assistant Technical Designer to support our Apparel Design, Development and Global sourcing team, responsible for creating private label apparel and collaborations. This role is hybrid and will need to come into the office at least 1 day per week (5 days a month).

Our Team

Our team is looking for a committed team player with knowledge of the Technical Design process and product construction. This individual should also have knowledge of patternmaking, grading, draping skill, garment construction and fitting skills. The Assistant Technical Designer provides support across all categories within the Technical Design organization for proprietary brands. The Assistant Technical Designer will be at the core of the Department aiding the team to facilitate the product development and Technical Design process. Categories include Women's woven, knits, sweaters, swim wear, tailored and outerwear across multiple brands; with some men's and childrenswear.

The Design, Development & Global Sourcing team is a team that works in a fast-paced environment where we interact with many areas of the company including creative design, print & color, fabric, sourcing, trend forecasting, buying, QA, and external vendor partners, to develop & execute product that will surprise and delight our customer, drive newness, while driving sales on all platforms. We look to help identify product development, fabric, construction, silhouette & fit trends and come up with standards and strategies to not only drive the business, but also to engage and satisfy the customers. Our team supports the apparel brands for both QVC and HSN.

Your Impact

  • Support with technical skills as directed by Technical Designer and Sr. Technical Designer
  • Update & maintain construction sketches in tech pack specifications, rule guidelines and libraries
  • Update & maintain development & production tech packs as directed by Technical Designer and Sr. Technical Designer
  • Assist with preparation for Fit Sessions. Attend fit sessions and record notes for the Technical Designer
  • Highlight and initiate spec, construction, material, or fit intent discrepancies to Technical Designers in preparing garments for proto and production fittings
  • Prepare samples for best presentation prior to fit or sample review
  • Assist in analyzing garment construction, workmanship, and analysis of pattern from vendor when needed
  • Measure samples, compare construction and overall execution vs. tech pack requirement
  • Participate in fit sessions to assist Technical Designer with the goal of expanding knowledge and experience across all categories
  • Record results on the appropriate forms to be used for fit sessions and report writing
  • Sample tracking and assist report writing
  • Adhere to the seasonal time and action calendars
  • Daily communication and interaction with internal and external partners
  • Presentation Skills - Presenting and conducting special projects as needed

What You Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in fashion design or closely related program
  • Minimum Experience: 0 - 3 years of industry experience. 1 year of TD is strongly preferred
  • Strong computer skills (Adobe Illustrator, PLM)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Career-driven, strong work ethic and high-performance standards; able to work in fast paced environment and problem solve

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About QVC, Inc

QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.

QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.

EEO

As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at [email protected] for assistance.

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