Technical Designer

Club Monaco
New York, NY, USA
Posted 2 days ago
Full timeFashion Accessories Manufacturing
Club Monaco

offers chic and stylish men's and women's clothing. Discover fashionable dresses, shirts, pants and more when you shop

Club Monaco.

Overview

Manage the commodities within the department to ensure that the product is made to company fit, style, and quality standards within a set timeline.

Responsibilities

  • Create an accurate detailed technical package following design direction for each style from development through production, that meets brand requirements
  • Attend and participate in weekly fittings on live model, evaluate fit and analyze issues to establish a plan of action for corrections
  • Draft, correct and digitize patterns, following silhouette, proportion and design details, as required
  • Work together with Technical Design Manager and Senior Director to evaluate the fit of each sample, identifying fit problems and recommending appropriate solutions
  • Perform ongoing evaluation of quality and workmanship to ensure design direction is correctly interpreted and quality standards are consistently met
  • Initiate interlining testing procedure to assess potential quality problems to ensure fabric and garment performance meet company standards and make recommendations for improvement when required
  • Inspect garments at store level following flip dates to ensure production meets final approval inspection/QC standards
  • Regularly review base size specifications, grade rules and figure types to ensure size range meets company objectives
  • Troubleshoot and anticipate possible problems in production, offering appropriate solutions
  • Maintain and update product information, filing systems, computer systems, product library and technical work areas
  • Write and communicate detailed comments to vendor after each fitting
  • Communicate with vendors and agents on a daily basis and provide information in a timely manner
  • Follow the development and production cycle/timelines to ensure all technical deadlines are achieved

Skills And Requirements

  • Minimum 4 years experience in Pattern Making/Technical Design
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office; Outlook, Excel, Word as well as Gerber, PLM, Web PDM or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal skills supporting a team environment
  • Excellent English communication skills - verbal and written
  • Excellent time management/project skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize and quickly react to changing work demands
  • Goal oriented: ability to stay focused on creating winning results
  • Ability to interpret and execute designs from a sketch to a final pattern or specification
  • Strong knowledge of pattern making, draping, garment construction, grading, and factory production
  • Basic knowledge of fabric and yarn construction finishes and techniques
  • Basic knowledge of garment and fabric testing

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