Junior Technical Designer

PSD Underwear

Irvine California

1 year(s)

Job Description
PSD Overview

Founded by Curt and Ryan Flaitz in upstate New York, PSD is an underwear brand supported by leading names in the NBA (Jimmy Butler), NFL (Baker Mayfield) and a robust licensing portfolio. The brand has a strong social medial presence, a robust online business, and targets a distinct customer demographic within mainstream sports.

PSD has partnered with La Jolla Group to leverage its back-end capabilities to grow the brand to the next level. Join our team and enjoy a casual work environment and a discount on clothes! We believe our employees are our strongest asset and invest in their growth by focusing on developing their strengths.

General Summary

You will bring your knowledge and creativity to support Design and Development in bringing fashionable and well-made product to retail. The Technical Designer is responsible for assisting Design with production art as well as coordinating with Development on samples, showroom setup, and technical fit sessions.
Essential Job Functions

•Develop and design product mock-ups, compile line sheets for line reviews, layout creative presentations, and retail pitch decks
•Collaborate with design manager to design and approve products
•Coordinate product submissions for creative reviews and approvals with design team
•Organize and maintain product and market samples
•Work with Development to review blocks and re-evaluate annually
•Partner with Design and Development to communicate applicable information in tech packs to ensure protos are approved prior to production
•Collaborate with Design and Development to identify on-going block development needs
•Update tech packs and ensure all appropriate development documentation is maintained including product specs and prototype notes
•Track and facilitate samples to cross-functional teams
•Monitor and track challenges throughout the product testing process to meet product quality requirements
•Track licensed approvals to ensure they are approved through the product lifecycle
•Support calendar management to hit critical milestones with cross-functional teams
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Knowledge in Softline categories (e.g. raw materials, print, pattern, graphic composition, and manufacturing)
•Strong verbal, written communication, and organization skills
•Strong product design skills (e.g. technical design, sketching, creative application and manipulation of art)
•Strong computer software skills (e.g. MS Office, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Required Education and Experience

•Bachelor’s Degree in related field (e.g. fashion design)
•Entry level related experience
Physical Requirements

Seeing: Must be able to see well enough to read reports.
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with customers, vendors and employees.
Standing/Walking: Must be able to move about company building.
Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: Must be able to stoop or kneel to pick up products.
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to type and use technical sources.

LJG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information and any