Senior Technical Designer

True Religion Brand Jeans
Gardena, CA, USA
Posted 24 hours ago
$80,000 — $85,000 / year
Full time


As a Senior Technical Designer, you will partner with Design and Production teams to ensure all products are consistent with brand standards and seasonal design concepts for specific classifications. You will leverage your skills in garment grading/specifications, fit and construction, fabrics, sewing operations, and pattern making to fulfill these objectives.


• Collaborate with the design team to develop initial specs for each new season

• Team with Department Director and Cross-Functional partners on competitive fit analysis meetings, and other relevant meetings

• Responsible for day-to-day cross-functional partnerships with Design, Sourcing Managers and Quality Assurance

• Responsible to maintain quality and fit integrity/consistency from the initial proto stage through production, while maintaining product design integrity within calendar deadlines

• Ensure all product is manufacturing-ready at the time of order placement

• Create technical packages for domestic, Mexico, and offshore production

• Prepare and lead fit sessions for assigned categories and execute style to final fit, quality, and construction. Communicate all fit, quality, and construction comments/issues via e-mail to import and domestic vendors. Uses flat sketches and digital photo images as necessary to communicate corrections to a garment or pattern

• Completes fit comments proactively and in a timely manner

• Creates and develops block fits for each category 

• Makes pattern corrections to vendors’ patterns as necessary

• Ensures company grade rules and tolerances, and quality standards

• Establishes fit consistency across vendors


• Degree in Fashion Design, or equivalent experience (Preferred)

• 5-7 years working with fabrics, trims, and sewing operations associated with standard product types 

• Strong knowledge of garment fit, construction, and patterns across Knit, Woven &

• Sweater categories for both Men's & Women's product

• Strong understanding of the Product Development and Manufacturing Processes in partnership with offshore manufacturers, domestic importing, and/or foreign trading companies

• Ability to manage the day-to-day development of a product line that adheres to seasonal calendars and sourcing strategy. Track fit sample progress on T&As from vendors.

• Understanding of different fabric types

• Strong awareness of production calendar deadlines and deliveries

• Ability to manage within the development calendar

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

• Team player and driving results is a must

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