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Senior Technical Designer

Company: Koi Design LLC
Location: Compton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Senior Technical Designer Great things are happening at koi Design! We would like to meet a detail oriented Senior Technical Designer. You will manage the fit sample process from development to pre-production samples. You will attend fittings and work with cross functional team members to have the best class fit. We are looking for someone who is motivated, a team player, able to take direction, and has excellent time management skills. The ideal candidate will have experience developing team members and have a strong sense of prioritizing the workload.We're an apparel company with new product launches on the horizon, a great culture, awesomely talented team and a fun, creative atmosphere.

Responsibilities: Work closely with the Designer to ensure great fitting quality products are reflective of the design intent. Send tech packs to corresponding vendors that include detailed garment measurements and construction. Ability to build technical sketches in Illustrator. Responsible for sending clear fit comments with illustrations to factories promptly through email and other forms of communication. Spec garments before all fittings, take and track notes to ensure final fit, quality, and construction meets brand quality standards. Perform accurate measurements to ensure that size grading standards are within tolerance levels for specific fabric types. Participate in fit sessions by fitting on a live model, recording comments and communicating with team and vendors. Maintain a shared file of all fit tech packs for design and production. Track and monitor execution to time-and-action calendar; record and track all packages, track fit and pre-production (PP) samples or other reference samples as required; keep an archive of fit samples. Analyze fit, construction, workmanship issues, and accurately communicating all PP and TOP corrects to factories overseas. Keep organized and detailed records. Work within tight calendar time constraints prioritizing workload to meet fast approaching deadlines with a sense of urgency. Successfully build excellent working relationships with in-house colleagues in design/merch/sourcing as well as overseas vendors. Manage and develop Assistant Technical Designer/Technical Designer in all technical, administrative, and workflow skills. Troubleshoot daily issues and partner with the direct manager to attain the best solution or course of action for a quick resolution. Assist Sourcing Director on various departmental tasks as necessary. Qualifications: Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea. Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues. Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word. Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely. Conceptual Thinking - Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas. Creativity - Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea. Delegating Responsibility - Ability to allocate authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate people. Emotional Intelligence Ability to relate to others and navigate interpersonal issues as it relates to team building, development and coaching. Presentation Skills - Ability to effectively present information publicly. Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project to completion. Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems. Skills & Abilities: Education: Bachelor's degree in Technical Design or Fashion Design or Associate's Degree (two year college or technical school) : Required Experience: 5+ years of experience (in Technical Design and Product Development) Computer Skills: Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Microsoft Excel Other Requirements: High-level knowledge of fabrics and garment construction; team player that will do what it takes to get the job done.

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Keywords: Koi Design LLC, Compton , Senior Technical Designer, Other , Compton, California

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