Fit Technician

American Attitudes
New York, NY, USA
Posted 6 days ago
Full time

American Attitudes, located in New York in the heart of the garment center, is a fast-paced leading women’s apparel company with multiple kids, junior, missy, extended sized brands, and licensed collaborations. We are looking for a Technical Design Associate to support our rapidly growing and fast-paced company. Our ideal candidate is a problem solver, an excellent communicator, highly organized and detail oriented. This position has high growth potential for the right candidate!

Responsibilities include but not limited to-

  • Measure and inspect all samples received- proto through TOP Participate in weekly fit sessions, making recommendations for fit and construction issues as well as taking notes from the team during each session
  • Create technical packages with detailed photos, illustrations, pattern corrections and updated measurement spec sheets
  • Sending reference and fit sample comments to overseas vendors
  • Daily Communication with overseas office & vendors
  • Work closely with the merchandising, production & design team on technical construction or fit issues
  • Participate in style and fit approval process with overseas team to meet all deadlines and address all issues with the team to ensure timely resolution
  • Assist in organizing and prioritizing workload according to delivery schedules
  • Keep track of all fit samples- organized by customer & sample type
  • Prepare fit list and garments before each fit session Assist in preparing samples to send out to customers

Qualifications-

  • Apparel related Associate's or Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 – 10 years Technical Design experience
  • Sweater and cut and sew experience is a must
  • Experience working with overseas factories and vendors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and accurately
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure, must be able to multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Must have knowledge of garment construction, fit standards and understanding of pattern making, grading rules and specification packages
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite- Specifically Excel & Outlook Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/Acrobat
  • Previous TechPacker program knowledge is a plus
  • Must be able to work in the office 5 days a week

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