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Technical Designer

They are consulted in the design and development of active wear, and they also craft active wear so you can bring them to your target audience.

Job No: 1684      |       Advertised on: 2018-04-13      |       CIC: Hannah Chong      |       Reg. No: R1767985
Job Location(s): Central (eg: Chinatown, Raffles Place, River Valley, Orchard, Novena)

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Our client, a retailers and manufacturers of sportswear is looking for a Technical Designer. This role is a constructive step forward for anyone looking for excitement and challenges at work.
The responsibilities of the role:
  • Technical designers are essentially the engineers of the Sportswear manufacturing. A mediator between customer’s and the development staff, assisting the design team, and assisting the patternmaker with technical patterns.
    • Provide direction and guidance to a team of technicians and assistants to ensure accurate execution of requested measurements, quality, construction, and overall fit of merchandise.
    • Work with the PD/designer in order to ensure all of the notions and details are correct.
    • To create clear and simple CWS and provide accurate heat transfer, embroidery & print placement.
    • Good understanding of Manufacturing process to facilitate (Not Complicate) the Garment Development Process.
    • Able to audit digital and traditional patterns to figure out the best possible way to realize a design.
    • Ensure that size specs are achievable while recognizing and solving advanced fit problems.
    • Compile information on all garment components including fit, fabric, construction, stitch, and trim into fit comment document.
    • Provide call-outs and critiques during the fittings to verify that all issues are identified.
    • Issue grading guidelines to drafter/grader after fit approval to ensure quality is kept consistent for the entirety of the production phase.
    • Approve samples to proceed to the production phase after a thorough evaluation of fit, measurement, pattern shaping, hanger appeal, and functionality.
    • Discuss with Production Coordinators/PD any issues, corrections, and/or recommendations to garments.
    • Writing and Prioritizing Evaluation Report Comments.
    • Demonstrate garment details on computerized flat sketches.
    • Accomplish any other miscellaneous task as requested by immediate supervisor.
    • Uses industry knowledge and experience to broaden or clarify customer and product problems/opportunities.
    • Help technicians research and resolve fit, pattern and construction issues with details technical flat sketches.
    • Ensure that the quality of sample is in line with respective brand’s quality standards.

What is required of the suitable candidate:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Textiles/Clothing or related discipline.
  • Knowledge in garment construction, pattern making, fit and manufacturing process in knit & woven apparels.
  • Possess a keen eye to identify fit issues and recommend solutions.
  • Must have a strong understanding of garment construction and fabric types.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to work under pressure and team oriented.
  • Proficient skills in technical design, conducting/overseeing fittings, garment construction, pattern making, grade rules and translating the intent of Design into technical packages.
  • Proficiency and comfort in the use of technology to support Technical Design. This includes primarily the Gerber® Web Product Data Management (PDM) System. It includes the Accumark modules of Pattern Maker and Marker Maker.
  • Know grading rules, textiles, colors, style details and size specifications
  • Good communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to create and modify artwork/graphics.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Ability to handle fast pace environment and change.
  • A high degree of technical knowledge in woven and knit wears, be that in fittings, addressing a broader group, training.
  • Ability to train and motivate CAD pattern drafter.
  • Experience operating at all levels: from building teams to running fit sessions.
  • Possess leadership skills, project management skills, a high degree of ownership and integrity, a high attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and have great stamina.
  • The ability to develop a technician's aesthetic eye. This implies a maniacal focus on consistency in technical fit plus attention to aesthetic fit across all products and sizes.
  • Manages other CAD pattern drafter and builds strong teams with complementary skills.

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$1,800.00 - S$2,600.00 per Month


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