Outerknown LLC
Date Posted: 12/6/2016

Technical Designer, Men's

  • Company: Outerknown LLC
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Culver City, CA
  • Required Exp: 4 year(s)
  • Job Type: Freelance
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Outerknown is in search of a Freelance Technical Designer, with the potential for full time work in Culver City, CA.

POSITION SUMMARY //
Outerknown seeks a motivated and driven Technical Designer to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a skilled and knowledgeable team player who is highly organized, smart, methodical, and loves the meticulous and detail-oriented tech process.

RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Review new styles with design team to understand vision and concept.
• Translate design vision into clear tech/spec pack for vendors (specs, computer generated diagrams, detail sketches).
• Create and manage tech pack workflow between in-house teams and external vendors.
• Organize ongoing garment assets for easy team access.
• Lead fit sessions with fit models from prototype development through production cycle.
• Communicate daily with off-shore and domestic vendors for fit comment and garment construction.
• Facilitate on-going communication with product and design teams and respond to any technical questions.
• Lead initiatives to develop construction as it relates to fit and cost savings.
• Track life cycle of garment development, from 1st proto through production approval.
• Standardize fit specifications according to company standards.
• Calendar savvy: complete all steps within established time & action schedule and communicate progress to other team members.
• Assist the design and product teams as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS //
• 4+ years of technical design experience, preferably in men’s contemporary categories.
• Full knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, fit specs for wovens, sweaters, outerwear, bottoms, and cut & sew knits.
• Ability to create patterns manually is a plus.
• Self-motivated, driven, and able to work independently.
• Technical ability in both flat pattern and draping.
• Expertise on garment fit, quality, production and costing issues.
• Comprehensive knowledge of Illustrator and Excel for diagramming and tech pack creation. Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
• Strong time management skills: able to organize work and schedule workflow to meet deadlines.
• Knowledge of fabric, trim, and laundering strongly preferred.
• Team player: able to work cross functionally and clearly communicate with colleagues and vendors.

TO APPLY //
Please apply through through the link provided to the company website and include any applicable portfolio sample!

Perks

Date Posted: 12/6/2016

Technical Designer, Men's

  • Company: Outerknown LLC
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Culver City, CA
  • Required Exp:4 year(s)
  • Job Type:Freelance
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Outerknown is in search of a Freelance Technical Designer, with the potential for full time work in Culver City, CA.

POSITION SUMMARY //
Outerknown seeks a motivated and driven Technical Designer to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a skilled and knowledgeable team player who is highly organized, smart, methodical, and loves the meticulous and detail-oriented tech process.

RESPONSIBILITIES //
• Review new styles with design team to understand vision and concept.
• Translate design vision into clear tech/spec pack for vendors (specs, computer generated diagrams, detail sketches).
• Create and manage tech pack workflow between in-house teams and external vendors.
• Organize ongoing garment assets for easy team access.
• Lead fit sessions with fit models from prototype development through production cycle.
• Communicate daily with off-shore and domestic vendors for fit comment and garment construction.
• Facilitate on-going communication with product and design teams and respond to any technical questions.
• Lead initiatives to develop construction as it relates to fit and cost savings.
• Track life cycle of garment development, from 1st proto through production approval.
• Standardize fit specifications according to company standards.
• Calendar savvy: complete all steps within established time & action schedule and communicate progress to other team members.
• Assist the design and product teams as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS //
• 4+ years of technical design experience, preferably in men’s contemporary categories.
• Full knowledge of garment construction, pattern making, fit specs for wovens, sweaters, outerwear, bottoms, and cut & sew knits.
• Ability to create patterns manually is a plus.
• Self-motivated, driven, and able to work independently.
• Technical ability in both flat pattern and draping.
• Expertise on garment fit, quality, production and costing issues.
• Comprehensive knowledge of Illustrator and Excel for diagramming and tech pack creation. Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
• Strong time management skills: able to organize work and schedule workflow to meet deadlines.
• Knowledge of fabric, trim, and laundering strongly preferred.
• Team player: able to work cross functionally and clearly communicate with colleagues and vendors.

TO APPLY //
Please apply through through the link provided to the company website and include any applicable portfolio sample!

Perks

Date Posted: 12/6/2016

Technical Designer, Men's

  • Company: Outerknown LLC
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Culver City, CA
  • Required Exp:4 year(s)
  • Job Type:Freelance
  • Salary Range: Not Available