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[Bodynits][Full-Time Position] Technical Designer

 

Technical Designer

 

By Bodynits Group


Broad Function

Technical designers are essentially the engineers of the Sportswear manufacturing.  A mediator between customers and the development staff, assisting the design team, and assisting the patternmaker with technical patterns.

Job Responsibilities

The Technical Designer will provide direction and guidance to a team of technicians and assistants to ensure accurate execution of requested measurements, quality, construction, and overall fit of merchandise.

  • Work with the PD/designer in order to ensure all of the notions and details are correct.
  • To create clear and simple CWS
  • Provide heat transfer, embroidery & print placement
  • Provide technical drawings to explain the construction of garment/product
  • Facilitate (Not Complicate) the Garment Development Process
  • Good understanding of Manufacturing process
  • Able to audit digital and traditional patterns
  • Able to figure out the best possible way to realize a design 
  • Making sure that size specs are achievable
  • Recognizing and solving advanced fit problems
  • Compile information on all garment components including fit, fabric, construction, stitch, and trim into fit comment document
  • Accurately measure garments to identify any fit issues
  • Execute fit comments in a timely manner to ensure fit process stays in line with production and action timelines
  • Provide call-outs and critiques during the fittings to verify that all issues are identified
  • Issue grading guidelines to drafter/grader after fit approval to ensure quality is kept consistent for the entirety of the production phase
  • Approve samples to proceed to the production phase after a thorough evaluation of fit, measurement, pattern shaping, hanger appeal, and functionality
  • Discuss with Production Coordinators/PD any issues, corrections, and/or recommendations to garments
  • Writing and Prioritizing Evaluation Report Comments 
  • Demonstrate garment details on computerized flat sketches. 
  • Accomplish any other miscellaneous task as requested by immediate supervisor

Job Specifications/Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Textiles/Clothing or related discipline 
  • Knowledge in garment construction, pattern making, fit and manufacturing process in knit & woven apparels 
  • Must possess a keen eye to identify fit issues and recommend solutions
  • Must have a strong understanding of garment construction and fabric types
  • Knows how to work fabrics, textiles, colors, style details, size specifications
  • Detail-oriented, ability to work under pressure and team oriented
  • Hands-on experience in conducting fit session
  • Ability to fit develop pattern/fit garment independently
  • Know grading rules
  • Ensure that the quality of design is in line with respective brand’s quality standards. 
  • Good communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop & Excel and pattern-making software 
  • Ability to create and modify artwork/graphics
  • Must have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Ability to handle fast pace environment and change

Working Relationship

  • Internal – to maintain close relationship with Product Developers, Product Technicians, Grader & Product Technicians, Marker.

Key Accountabilities

  • Focus on the Quality (Not Quantity).
  • Enable sample development processes and timeline.
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