Technical Designer (Fashion Experience Required)

BCI Brands
United States
Posted 19 days ago
$75,000 — $80,000 / year
Full time

Our Company: BCI BRANDS distributes Vince Camuto, CECE, 1-State, and designs, manufactures, and markets women's apparel. The company offers blouses, jackets, tops, skirts, sweaters, and printed maxi dresses.

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Responsibilities

  • Support Senior Technical Designers
  • Prepares for fittings, by measuring sample to be fit, cross-examine sample against style Tech Pack and against the previous fit samples to ensure previous comments have been corrected, bringing previous fits to fit session for review if needed.
  • Attend fittings to review overall fit, balance, and details of garment through production
  • Knowledge of pattern making, draping, measuring, garment construction, grading, and factory production
  • Develop clear and comprehensive tech packages for factories
  • Correspond with factories/vendors to ensure all reorder styles are within spec requirements including communicating all fit comments
  • Maintain professional & clear daily communication with cross functional team and factories regarding construction details, fit and pattern issue
  • Updates tech packs with current information for BOM, construction templates, and measurements, where applicable.
  • Issues grading guidelines to vendors after fit approval.
  • Work with Design to ensure fit, balance, and aesthetics throughout the pre-production process, within the calendar deadline
  • Self manages workload based on calendar due dates and production deadlines. Knows how to prioritize with a sense of urgency.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design or Certification in Apparel Manufacturing, Design, Patternmaking, or equivalent.
  • 4+ years’ experience in apparel industry including construction experience with full knowledge of production process, and timelines for Woven’s + Cut and Sew Knits product categories.
  • Knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, sewing techniques, trim and technical knowledge of fabric and construction.
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft Office, and Word.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze workload and plan accordingly with exceptional follow-up skill.
  • Multitasking - Ability to multitask and effectively prioritize workload and tasks
  • Strong work ethic, able to self-motivate, work with cross functional teams when necessary and make call outs that displays efficiency for the teams and future endeavors.

The salary range for this full-time exempt role is between $75-80k based on experience.

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