Sr. Technical Designer
- Pacific Sunwear
- United States
- 10 year(s)
- Not Available
To manage the fit and construction process for quality garments leading to on time delivery.
Manage and supervise assigned Technical Designer/s
Lead/direct fit session on live model with cross-functional teams (Design/Merchants/Product Development) to evaluate garment fit, constructions and styling details.
Ability to articulate the fit issues and present solutions during the fit session to cross functional teams.
Accountable to resolve fit issues and to clearly communicate to vendors via WebPDM, illustrator and/or pattern corrections w/in a 24-72 hour turn time.
Accurately apply grade rules and make pattern corrections
Take ownership to maintain accuracy of WebPDM tech pack specs and construction pages.
Establish and maintain library of patterns of basic blocks.
Establish and maintain brand fit, spec and construction consistency.
Collaborate with Design in initial stages of tech pack spec development. Translate design sketches and/or sample into spec and construction pages. Review tech packs prior to turn over for accuracy.
Performs other related duties as assigned
Travel to Asia as needed (approximately 2-3 times annually).
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
Demonstrated strong grading knowledge
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Strong prioritization and organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment with a keen sense of urgency
Ability to work as a team member across multiple cross-functional teams
Ability to flex between multiple product categories
Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes and be self-motivated
We work hard & play hard at our gym/basketball/sand volleyball court/skate park! We indulge in froyo, massages, & our employee discount. Pac has a casual environment and we even bring dogs to work!