Technical Designer

Jonathan Simkhai
West Hollywood, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full time

Jonathan Simkhai is searching for a Technical Designer for growing brand in our West Hollywood Office. This position will focus on Knitwear and Standard collections.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare & attend fit sessions, measuring and preparing fit samples.
  • Inspect all samples received from SMS to TOP samples in a timely manner
  • Document clear and precise notes during fitting.
  • Analyze fit, construction, workmanship issues, and accurately communicate all corrections to factories overseas on a regular basis (comments must turn around within 1-2 days of receipt of sample)
  • Collaborate with design to ensure that production is in line with our brand expectations.
  • Update Tech Packs with most current information for BOM.
  • Track and manage workflow and workload for your own product to ensure product areas are maintained with a cross-functional team.
  • Adhere to production calendar / T&A deadlines.
  • Must be able to identify fit issues and find solutions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to move between multiple product categories
  • Able to be self-motivated, quick learner and adapt to change well.
  • Must be able and willing to lift and carry up to 10 lbs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in technical design, fitting, and spec packages
  • Exceptional attention to design and garment details
  • Knowledge of how to measure garments.
  • Knowledge of garment construction
  • Knowledge of garment grading and specs
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Must be able and willing to lift and carry up to 10 lbs.
  • Microsoft office, especially Excel and Outlook

About Us:

Established in 2010, the Jonathan Simkhai brand provides luxury ready-to-wear for the modern woman. The core aesthetic philosophy plays with the tension of feminine strength and sensuality; this is reflected in the employment of customized fabrics, romantic detailing, linear lines, and contoured silhouettes. Through designs that seek to embolden women with confidence and ease, the brand represents modern versatility. As a 2015 winner of the prestigious CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, Jonathan Simkhai continues to redefine the 21st century wardrobe and reinvigorate American fashion.

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