Technical Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted 11 days ago
Full time


  • Create and update specification tech packs, including detailed technical sketches, graded measurements and construction details from development through to production.
  • Measure garments, take and track notes to ensure final fit, quality and construction meets standards.
  • Participate in fit sessions by fitting samples on live model, recording comments and communicating with team and partners.
  • Input grade rules, cross-check pattern, pattern card, graded specs and BOM before releasing PP to factory.
  • Maintain organized storage folders and filing system for data history (samples, tech packs, and patterns).
  • Have market awareness to help inform decisions or provide suggestions for new ideas.
  • Work closely with designers, production to ensure that an accurate garment is developed that meets Design's aesthetic.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the brand aesthetic and fit expectations.
  • Bring urgent issues to supervisor's attention for input and direction.
  • Issue final production grading.
  • Lead communication with overseas vendors regarding construction and fit.
  • Identify opportunities for cost engineering improvement and raw material optimization.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • 5 years experience in technical design and some design experience preferred
  • Knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, silhouettes, colorways, sewing techniques, fabrication and trim; familiarity with print design and manufacturing
  • Extreme attention to detail and accuracy, as well as ability to prioritize and make quick decisions
  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, time management skills and flexibility in a change oriented culture
  • Excellent communication and follow-up skills with ability to work across cultures and collaboratively
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Knowledge in Excel, Illustrator, and Photoshop

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