Technical Fashion Designer

Metasys Technologies, Inc.
New York, NY, USA
Posted 15 days ago
Contractor

Technical Fashion Designer

Manhattan, NY(Onsite)

Responsibilities:

  • Execute the technical design process from development to final fit.
  • Analyze and evaluate garments to develop correct fit specifications.
  • Ensure products are developed in accordance with established fit quality, standards, and cost specifications.
  • Develop technical specifications and communicate fit to vendors/factories for approvals and corrections.
  • Make appropriate adjustments with factories as required to ensure integrity of design approved prototypes.
  • Monitor quality and targeted price, attending meetings to advise on any takeaways or follow-Client related to the role.
  • Direct Assistant or Associate Technical Designers as necessary.
  • Attend fittings 1-2 times a week, preferably in-office.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Fashion or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in technical design.
  • Experience in plus-size fitting is essential.
  • Strong patterning skills and expertise in Microsoft & Adobe programs (Excel, Illustrator).
  • Experience with Flex PLM or Centric is advantageous.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to maintain composure in stressful situations.
  • Problem solver with a supportive attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle large quantities of work.
  • Confident in public speaking and directing a room.
  • Clear direction and able to provide good partnership cross-functionally.
  • Organized, reliable, and able to go the extra mile.
  • Must be available to work 40 hours per week on-site.

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