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Technical Designer- Outdoor Apparel
Coraopolis, PA (USA)
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Company: DICK'S Sporting Goods Contact:
Post Date: 09/11/19 Phone:
Job Type: Full Time Fax:
Reference: PA2GuW6YaY Mailing Address:

Description

The Technical Designer executes the entire technical design process for specific brand/category of apparel with consideration to integrity of design, fit, construction, manufacturing, costs and delivery.


Owner of all technical responsibilities related to a specific brand/category

Interpret the designer's vision & define through specifications & detail drawings for clear, concise & accurate Tech Packs on all aspects that relate to technical design


Develop block pattern & technical specifications by brand/classification in support of the brand profile, design vision & appropriate customer base

Consistently reviews specifications and grade to ensure relevancy in the marketplace and to the consumer.


Guarantees spec integrity across all categories of product.


Creates and maintains fit Matrix by brand and product type


Conduct fit sessions, analyze all changes & how it relates to specification & pattern than translate information concisely to a technical package.


Responsible for pattern making adjustments that relate to balance and styling changes


Tracks, records & organizes garments & information to ensure timely fit sessions from first proto to Top of Production approval


Responsible for accuracy on Tracking Reports, ETA's of sample arrival and Cut dates


Following up with vendor as needed


Ensure that all time and action calendar timelines are met


Communicates & partners with design, Sourcing team & manufacturer to protect integrity of set specifications


Determine more cost effective methods of garment construction

Measure models only if needed.


Advises manager if model is out tolerance


Attend all milestone meeting be prepared to give measurement specifications and product history


Conduct competitor's analysis seasonally


Attend weekly brand meetings as needed

Qualifications

Requirements:


Bachelor's Degree- BA/BS degree in apparel/textiles or equivalent industry experience


5-7 years of multi-category Technical design or industry experience


Must be proficient with PDS patternmaking system


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