Technical Design Assistant

Irvine California
Required Experience: 2 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Catalyst Creative Group is a fast-growing apparel manufacturing company based in Irvine, CA. The company owns multiple brands being sold into many of the world’s largest apparel retailers. We only hire “A+” players, which we define by having passion, positive attitude, great judgement, strong initiative and ownership of their responsibilities. If this fits your character, we would love to meet you and discuss the opportunity to grow together.

Catalyst Creative is looking for a full-time Technical Design assistant. Candidates must be very organized, self-motivated, detail orientated, have excellent written/oral communication skills and a POSITIVE attitude. The role is to assist the Senior Technical Designer in daily tasks including but not limited to; measuring garments with provided spec pages, assist in fittings, and send fit comments to overseas vendors.

• Measure garments that come into the department proto, pre-production and TOP
• Review fits with Sr. Technical Designer, photograph samples and make fit call outs
• Write and send comments to overseas
• Sit in handover meetings between design, development and technical design
• Review garment construction, and compare to the tech pack as needed
• Clear communication internally and with factories abroad
• Work closely with development and production to maintain timelines
• Assist with development specs when needed
• Maintain running list of samples coming into the department
• Help maintain pattern and sample library
Job Requirements
• Degree and 1-2 years’ experience in: garment construction, pattern making or technical design
• Understanding of points of measure, garment construction, fit
• Knowledge of Illustrator
• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, how to build a spreadsheet with formulas for calculation spec difference. Including understanding of specs and grading
• Experience working with overseas factories for sample development is a plus
• Must be positive, a critical thinker, organized, a team player, very detail oriented and a fast learner

Great work environment headed by industry veterans. Medical benefits. Room for growth. Reduced Friday hours during summer months.