Technical Designer

The Staff Pad
Fort Myers, FL, USA
Posted 1 day ago
Other17-3029.00: Engineering TechniciansExcept DraftersAll Other

The Staff Pad has partnered with a Florida-based fashion company founded in 1983 on Sanibel Island, Fla. The Company reinvented the fashion retail experience by creating fashion communities anchored by their Most Amazing Personal Service, which put the customer at the center of everything they do. With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses.

Position Objective

This position is primarily responsible for ensuring that Brand quality fit, desired appearance, and quality construction standards are met and maintained forassigned product. Works closely with Technical Design leader to enhance and evolve processes and procedures as business evolves; broaden technical knowledge and expertise, while continually striving to elevate the quality ofthe product. . Participates in meeting departmental goals. Ensures Brand integrity throughout fit development process while keeping customer in mind.

Functional Responsibilities

Leads weekly fit sessions.

Collaborate with designers and merchants to translate fit and aesthetic details.

Makes appropriate recommendations in collaboration with peer teams and supervisor on matters pertaining to specs, pattern, construction methods and techniques to improve fit, balance, and overall quality of the garment.Maintains fit consistency for product area.

Ensure standard grade rules are applied to each garment.

Executes tech packs from Development to PP of assigned departments and additional product classifications as directed.

Ensures Product Lifecycle Calendar dates are met for Development and Garment Fit Approval.

Attends weekly cross functional team meetings rising up any issues that pertain to vendor, quality, and/or timeline concerns.

Communicates to vendor partners on daily basis to maintain deadlines and problem solve fit and/or quality issues.

Supports Senior Technical Designer, Manager and/or Director on department goals and department process updates.

May train new associates in the technical design responsibilities and process cycle.

May coach team members by evaluating team process on a regular basis,recommend and implement improvements, as needed.

Financial Accountability

This role impacts:·Sales·Margin·Budget

This position may be found in multiple brands.

Some duties may vary from brand to brand.

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