Technical Designer, Apparel - Golf
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- This role supports the COBRA PUMA GOLF brand located in Carlsbad, CA.
- Work closely with director to create advanced concepts through sketching and rendering
- Develop complete tech packs in coordination with the design and development teams, including detailed specifications, fabrications, and technical drawings.
- Own life cycle from sketch; tech pack creation, fit approvals from proto to final pp size set approval for multiple product lines.
- Manage fit sessions with Design and Product Development; maximize fit session productivity and schedule follow-up fits for corrections as needed
- Be able to accurately assess garments for fit, spec, and shape; measure samples, create specs, finalize grading, identify issues & give thorough information to make complete corrections with Asia factories.
- Maintain strong understanding of fit and construction standards to ensure brand consistency and quality as well as keeping up with new and innovative apparel trends.
- Resolve and communicate fit and construction issues via proper channels (PLM, Design, Development) to suppliers with a high sense of urgency
- Experience interpreting design intent, offering alternative solutions, and acting as a technical resource
- Recommending pattern or construction adjustments to achieve desired aesthetic, fit, and quality standards
- Keep all backend; data and color / graphic management systems well organized.
- BA Degree in Fashion Design
- 5+ years of technical design experience in the apparel industry
- Knowledge of performance, sportswear, and lifestyle consumer
- Strong technical apparel background with excellent drawing, rendering and presentation skills.
- Excellent organizational skills coupled with a pro-active, team-based personality.
- Strong leadership skills. High initiative, high energy, passionate, decisive, eye for detail, confident.
- Show self-motivation, maturity, drive, and the desire to learn and grow professionally.
- Ability to take direction and be proactive in a fast-paced design environment.
- Excellent use of designer & product creation tools: Adobe Suite of products (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
- 3D program skills a plus