Senior Technical Designer - Men & Women's Apparels

Athlux Design Studio
New York, NY, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Full time

Job Description

The Senior Technical Designer will be assisting Senior Designers on all technical aspects of product created for private label brands. The person will be responsible as a hands-on to work closely in developing new product lines along with Senior Designers. The person will work cross-functionally in a collaborative fashion with key partners in Design, Production, Product Management, Sales and other relevant teams within ATHLUX Design Studio to effectively create merchandise from concept to final delivery.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 9+ years of experience in technical garment design in activewear for Women’s, Men’s and children experience a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in fashion design or related field required.
  • Must be proficient in 3D Browzwear Design, PLM, illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze quality and maintain standards with factory.
  • Team-oriented, entrepreneurial, proactive attitude.
  • Expert knowledge of fabrics, construction, finishes, trims, fitting, and techniques.
  • Expert knowledge in patternmaking including grading, construction and fit; Ability to make pattern adjustments.
  • Ability to manage and mentor less tenured teammates and share knowledge and expertise with others.
  • Mass Merchant retailor experience a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·      Looking for a great team player with ability to multitask under pressure.

·      Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that enables you to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

  • ·      Oversee and create technical packets ensuring that all details are commercially viable with the factories and are the most cost-effective. Execute design and fit intent into bulk production while maintaining corporate standards.
  • Collaborate with team members and cross-functional team members to gain clear direction and consensus of design and fit intent.
  • Identify potential production, quality, and costing issues and make recommendations to ensure brand integrity.
  • Work closely with design and production department throughout the development process to ensure communication of potential production quality issues.
  • Ensure size and fit consistency within the brand and across product categories.
  • Lead and schedule fit sessions and takes initiative as the fit expert of all products.
  • Build and maintain fit base Libraries including sketches and finished garment measurements.
  • Ability to benchmark fit analysis and construction with market if needed.
  • Track and manage workflow and workload for own products.
  • Identify and proactively engage business partners and clients when issues arise with recommendations for viable options/solutions.
  • Foster open communication and team environment with all business partners.
  • Participate in departmental and cross-functional meetings as appropriate.
  • Participate in process reviews and suggest ideas for improving procedures; Help ensure processes and procedures which have been established are being followed by the team.
  • Assist other team members with pattern and grading questions and concerns.
  • Review the work of less tenured colleagues and guide them through any discrepancies they may encounter to help them learn and grow.
  • Must be able to commute daily to Mid-town New York, New York.

About us

Established in 2016 in DUMBO Brooklyn, New York ATHLUX Design Studio is a division of Classic Fashion Apparel, Jordan. ATHLUX Design Studio specializes in the design and development of a diversified portfolio of men’s, women’s, and children’s activewear, sportswear and outerwear.

Industry: Apparel & Fashion

Employment type: Full-Time

Experience: Senior

Job Function: Design

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