Tech Designer

the westside
New York Metropolitan Area, USA
Posted 13 hours ago
Full time

The Westside is a California-inspired women’s RTW brand (https://thewestsideshop.com/) and Everafter is a kid/teen RTW brand (https://everaftershop.com/)) based in NYC. Both brands have 7 retail locations each and launched their RTW collections in May of 2021. We are looking to add a full time Tech Designer/Manager to our in-house team to support the growth of both brands. The position is based in our Tribeca studio and is hybrid, requiring 1-2 days in office/week.

Responsibilities

  • Own fit of all categories from Proto Fit through TOP (partner with design on initial specs as needed)
  • Ensure all product is consistent with brand fit and quality standards
  • Coordinate and run weekly fittings
  • Partner with production on tracking fit samples
  • Communicate and trouble shoot (as needed) daily with factories
  • Work with cross functional partners on all quality and fit issues
  • Ensure calendar is being adhered to as it relates to fit

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must have 7+ years experience in contemporary brand market
  • Skilled in sweaters, cut and sew and wovens,
  • Thorough knowledge of patterns, fabrics, trims and sewing operations
  • Strong understanding of Product Development and Production process
  • Self motivated, and able to prioritize and problem solve
  • Adept understanding of grading and grade rules
  • Able to be agile, detailed and highly organized in a growing company
  • Proficient in Outlook, Illustrator, Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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