Associate – Sr. Technical Designer for Girls Apparel

Location: New York, NY
Job Title
Intermediate Technical Designers
Job Description
An established Wholesale Manufacturer of branded and licensed children's apparel in New York City is seeking to hire two Technical Design professionals. They are open to candidates at the Associate, Mid or Senior level. The Technical Designers will be responsible for ensuring consistent quality and fit in Children’s Sportswear, Layette, Swimwear, Outerwear, Dresses.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Design and Production teams to establish and maintain fit and construction standards that ensure brand consistency and quality
  • Develop spec packages for each style, including accurate grade rules and non-standard construction details
  • Precisely measure and evaluate development and proto samples for spec, quality, and workmanship
  • Conduct and lead fit sessions with Design and Production Departments
  • Effectively communicate measurement, construction, and workmanship feedback to vendors, providing detailed explanations, diagrams, and/or patterns as necessary
  • Collaborate with Production and Compliance Departments to ensure all products meet applicable safety requirements for children
  • Address fit, specs, pattern, and construction queries via email as needed


  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, including experience in childrenswear
  • Familiarity with measuring sample points of measurement to ensure compliance with required specifications
  • Strong understanding of knit and woven garment construction
  • Knowledge of patternmaking, sewing terminology, and garment construction
  • Understanding of garment manufacturing and product development processes
  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Word; knowledge of Illustrator is a plus
  • Must be able to work in the office five days a week.
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