Technical Designer- Women’s Swim and Intimates

As new technologies disrupt the way consumers and businesses interact, Li & Fung (a Fung Group company) is reimagining and creating supply chains for the future. Through our innovative products and end-to-end supply chain solutions, we aim to expand the realm of what’s possible and create more value for more players along the supply chain. With our entrepreneurial spirit, we are using digital technologies to speed collaboration, drive innovation and enhance sustainability. We are dedicated to changing how the world works and making life better for people everywhere. We are looking for a skilled and dedicated Technical Designer to join our design team.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist the category team in setting a fit strategy for the season.
  • Maintain fit standards and practices within a category or product group and ensure consistency throughout product lines.
  • Fit garments with the team and provide fit direction in accordance to the Designer and product expectations.
  • Manage fit sessions and documentation while working closely with the Design team to understand the creative vision of the brand for each season
  • Translate design concepts into 3D product working with Browzwear and assisting the team in Final 3D renderings
  • Collaborate with the Design team to interpret and clarify each design concept and build a technical portion of the product
  • Provide technical recommendations to design staff to create consistency of fit/construction and to help achieve design concepts and category initiatives.
  • Represent the Design team as needed in follow-up and decision-making related to aesthetics of assigned styles after each season’s prototype review.
  • Translate and/or communicate design concept to generate a 2D pattern that incorporates proportional lines, fit requirements, and construction feasibility.
  • Create and communicate pattern revisions, incorporating styling and fit changes.
  • Assisting the approval process of graded and nested patterns as it pertains to the product and the team technical workflow.

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Apparel/Technical Design, Textile Sciences, or a related field.
    3 + years of experience in technical design of apparel; relevant experience in women’s wovens & cut and sew.
  • Knowledge working with Walmart or Walmart TD Certification preferred
    Advanced knowledge of apparel development process from inception through production, including but not limited to: pattern making, grading, construction, costing, manufacturing, embroidery, materials and machinery used in apparel.
  • MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word experience and experience with pattern 3D software is preferred.
  • Experience in Adobe Illustrator is preferred
  • Experience working with overseas team.
  • Experience in 3D software specifically Browzwear
  • Pattern making experience, including ability to utilize pattern CAD software.
  • Design skills, including drawing, sketching, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing and scale, visual presentation, and layout.
  • Familiarity with current trends, color and design and the ability to demonstrate a sense of style, creativity, and color to work with designer in accomplishing a point of view.