Designer / Technical Job Description

Designer / Technical Job Description

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Designer / technical provides technical writing function for complex engineering specifications, user manuals, monthly reports, engineering studies, and publishing etc.

Designer / Technical Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage technical packages in both excel form and in PDM/PLM databases and ensure accuracy across platforms
Outsourcing cutting and sewing overflow to local contractors
Update and maintain tracking logs for sample development and production approval process for all styles across brands
Create precise technical drawings
Enter all fabric and spec information
Build detailed tech packs utilizing designer's initial flat sketch & trim sheet
Create detailed technical illustrations & specs
Communicate with factories and identify and resolve issues with production
Attend fittings on live models
Confirming label and marketing placement instructions for conformance to standards

Designer / Technical Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Designer / Technical

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TOGAF, LEED, ASTD, NCIDQ, AP, AMP, ITIL, CWNA, MS

Education for Designer / Technical

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the designer / technical job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Design, Technical, Fashion Design, Education, Fashion, Architecture, Manufacturing, Associates, Apparel Design, Computer Science

Skills for Designer / Technical

Desired skills for designer / technical include:

Ability to read schematics and produce specification documents
Case studies
Code samples
Deployment guides
Experience in electrical and mechanical engineering
Functional specifications
Structuring content into topics for maximized reuse
Technical writing process
AutoCAD 2015
Higher

Desired experience for designer / technical includes:

Manage execution of fit from style creation to production approval while ensuring seasonal deadlines are met
Proficiency in garment construction and engineering
Three to five years’ experience in women’s wear technical design
Two or four year degree from college or university
Candidate must have experience with Mac and MS Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Excel and Outlook
Articulate verbal and written communication skills is required

Designer / Technical Examples

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Designer / Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a designer / technical. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for designer / technical
  • Partners up with QA during the Pre-Pro Sample Process for their assigned product category
  • Recommends and implements new procedures and technology
  • Assures seasonal deadlines are met for assigned areas
  • Develops the Assistant Technical Designer
  • Work closely with merchandising in order to translate product concepts into technical drawings
  • Review Top of Production samples and communicate concerns and/or issues to immediate supervisor and Merchandise Quality to resolve problems
  • Review return rates each season to identify issues and revise product specifications accordingly
  • Gather information necessary for successful product development and maintain complete and accurate records within the product development software system
  • Review all photo samples for accuracy
  • Communicate effectively with other departments, including Merchandise Quality, Customer Service, and Web teams, to ensure timely and accurate sharing of pertinent product information/issues on both private-label and branded styles
Qualifications for designer / technical
  • Experience in Women’s Sportswear with knits and jackets is a must
  • Great communicator, team player and results-oriented individual
  • Strong knowledge of garment fit, construction and patterns across Knit, Woven & Sweater categories for both Men's & Women's product
  • Strong understanding of the Product Development and Manufacturing Processes in partnership with offshore manufacturers, domestic importing, and/or foreign trading companies
  • Strong awareness of production calendar deadlines and deliveries
  • Team player and driving results is a must - Additional projects may be specified by management
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Designer / Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of designer / technical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for designer / technical
  • Collaborate with other technical designers and design team to ensure desired product is achieved on time
  • Run fit sessions and give direction to Associate and Assistant Technical Designers on taking notes
  • Work with all development disciplines to identify, implement, and resolve technical requirements and problems
  • Work closely with art, audio, programming, and design teams to implement game content and systems while developing and maintaining best practices, performance, and efficiency in development
  • Act as a knowledge resource and point of contact for the design department on technical implementation and best practices
  • Check in samples received from vendors and own all measuring for fittings
  • Prep for and attend daily fittings, taking detailed notes and pictures
  • Set up fit comments and pictures for Manager review and approval prior to sending out
  • Update WIP report daily
  • Enter Fit notes into Admin database & upload photos into Supply database
Qualifications for designer / technical
  • Requires sitting/standing in front of a computer for most of the work day
  • Associate degree in related field of study
  • Experience in garment construction and specifications
  • Technical knowledge of garment construction
  • Technical knowledge of patterns (with an understanding of grading and measuring)
  • Knowledge of sewing equipment and usage
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Designer / Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of designer / technical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for designer / technical
  • Input formal written and visual comments in PLM technical packages for the vendors to understand how to proceed with production
  • Execute and review 3D models and 2D drawings using Solid Works software
  • Oversee or perform various performance and life cycle tests and data documentation including detailed test reports
  • Lead the development of engineering standards
  • Develop and document quality expectations
  • Produce quality piping design layouts, layouts of process skids, orientation of process equipment
  • Check drawings and other documents
  • Perform the necessary field work to obtain accurate information for the design
  • Effectively communicate project status updates to management
  • Travel to suppliers (mainly in China) 2-3 times per year to develop new products, support production and meet shipping schedule
Qualifications for designer / technical
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience as a Technical Designer
  • Must have technical experience working with Outerwear
  • Must possess a keen eye to identify fit issues and recommend solutions
  • Ability to hand sketch designs is a plus
  • Must have pre-production experience
  • Must have a strong understanding of garment construction and fabric types
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Designer / Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a designer / technical. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for designer / technical
  • Uses developed communication and presentation skills to communicate revisions to vendor partners, work with merchants, sourcing and design partners to ensure quality and consistency
  • May supervise junior designers
  • Collaborating with designer to handle a variety of projects – initiation and follow thru of tech packs, tech drawings, color CADs and other forms need for tracking
  • Entering all SKU development details in PDM (Product Data Management) system to reflect all design elements, including material, color, trim details, coding information
  • Ensuring each assignment is appropriately prioritized, and completed accurately and on time
  • Collecting, inputting and verifying data for product tracking and specifications
  • Communicating directly with the China office for the development process
  • Measuring and performing quality control checks
  • Collaborate effectively with technical design colleagues, fit with The Company Creed, Core Values and Core Leadership Qualities
  • Visit factories overseas to help them to understand the tech packs and design intent to ensure adherence to standards that result in high quality bulk production
Qualifications for designer / technical
  • 5+ years’ experience in men's technical design and product development
  • Degree in fashion design, apparel production or textiles
  • Minimum 10 years' of proven technical design experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of pattern making experience
  • Advance knowledge of garment construction, fabric characteristics and garment performance standards
  • Working knowledge of Gerber PDS, WebPDM, Illustrator and Excel
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Designer / Technical Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of designer / technical. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for designer / technical
  • Interact with PD team to associate the corrected pattern with appropriate technical package
  • Design, lead, and measure experiments to gather feedback in order to make the technical components of our department more effective
  • Identify new product areas or designs to expand the reach of our current offering both in internal and client-facing technologies
  • Consult internal clients on the design and implementation of effective solutions and new products that address specific business problems
  • Attend fit meetings
  • Organize approval samples for the department
  • Assist the Senior Tech Designer in fit sessions with design and pre-processing
  • Initiate and update the technical packages in flex
  • Communicate fit comments and corrections to the region / vendor
  • Support technical department with special projects
Qualifications for designer / technical
  • Must have a strong understanding of Sewing Garment construction and fabric types
  • Must have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Illustrator
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Excel, PDM
  • Knowledge of superior garment construction and garment fitting
  • Must have technical experience with multiple product classifications
  • Korean speaking a plus

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