Freelance Assistant Tech Designer


Hourly rate is commensurate with experience and is an estimated range provided by JBC. A leading women’s private label apparel company is seeking a Freelance Associate Technical Designer to join their team!

Responsabilities

  • Partner with Technical Designer to understand and provide technical support to overseas key members in helping improve fit and providing clear and concise comments within internal Excel and PLM Software.
  • Assist in developing and creating Technical Packages to accurately share with team members.
  • Enter development sample measurements into Excel T/P and PLM.
  • Review, Measure, and evaluate Fit samples from the Proto stage to Production TOPs.
  • Communicate with overseas team members on all technical issues, providing technical expertise on how to correct or achieve the desired look, ensuring that there is a correlation between correction and updated spec.
  • Help to track samples received and approvals with the following corporate calendar.
  • Working with Technical Designers in developing fit standards within brands and categories

Following Design direction for aesthetics.

  • Build Excellent working relationships with cross-functional partners in Design, overseas Technical design, Merch, and Brand Team Members.
  • Understand End to End product development process from concept to delivery.
  • Good Time Management Skills with the ability to set priorities and review with TD.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Grading for Missy and Plus.
  • Ability to work in a fluid, fast-paced, multi-channel environment.
  • Understanding of basic pattern principles.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Apparel/Technical Design, Textile Sciences, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of working with Walmart is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of the apparel development process from inception through production, including but not limited to pattern making, grading, construction manufacturing, embroidery, materials, and machinery used in apparel.
  • MS Excel, Word, Adobe, and PLM experience.
  • Experience with 3D software: Browzwear /Vstitcher, OPTIX
  • Knowledge of computer pattern-making software is plus: Gerber, Lectra, Optitex 2D
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience working with an overseas team.
  • Familiarity with current trends, color, and design and the ability to demonstrate a sense of style, creativity, and color to work with a designer in accomplishing a point of view.
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