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Senior Technical Designer

Company: UNTUCKit
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Founded on the premise that you can dress casually and still look sharp, UNTUCKit was the first to make Shirts Designed to be Worn Untucked back in 2011. Today, we make shirts, polos, Henley, tees, pants, dresses, shoes, and accessories for all shapes and sizes. We're headquartered in New York's SoHo neighborhood, with 80+ stores worldwide. The UNTUCKit team is made up of unique, inspiring, and fun-loving members, all of whom help make the brand what it is today. We value each other's diversity and expertise, while sharing a common thread of dedication, inclusion, and a passion for polished, casual style. Position OverviewThe Senior Technical Designer will be responsible for managing products within all Men's categories, ensuring that the product is made to company fit, style, and quality standards within a set timeline. Currently we have the need for someone who has strong experience in all men's categories: Outerwear, Bottoms, Sports Jackets, Knits and Sweaters. The work is shared within the department.We are seeking an individual who is attentive to details, self-disciplined and a focused team player. Must have a positive attitude, be able to stay on task and meet calendar deadlines. This individual will have expertise in designing and developing technical specification packages, communicating clear fit corrections, coordinating samples and fittings, analyzing product details and changes, implementing company fit, measurement and quality assurance standards.Primary Responsibilities Include

  • Must have great follow up skills, be able to keep focused, stay on task and know to prioritize multiple deadlines
  • Collaborate with designers and merchant planners to determine fit and aesthetic details.
  • Manage technical design packages in BeProduct PLM from initial specs thru approval bulk status.
  • Track and manage fit samples.
  • Review and prepare garments for weekly fittings.
  • Attend and participate in weekly fittings on live model, evaluate fit and analyze issues to establish a plan of action for corrections from proto stage thru bulk approval.
  • Write and communicate clear detailed comments to the vendor after each fitting.
  • Communicate with vendors and agents daily and provide information in a timely manner.
  • Follow the development and production cycle/timelines to ensure all technical deadlines are achieved.
  • Provide technical input to help improve final product cost parameters.
  • Meet weekly or bi-weekly with the Sr. Director of Technical Design department to ensure alignment within the technical department and review priorities.
  • Organize and maintain block fit sample library.
  • Manage factory DXF bulk production digital files and paper patterns.
  • Support or lead production QA/QC seasonal in-house inspections when necessary.
  • Communicate and partner with cross-functional in-house teams regarding garment sample status.
  • Conduct competitor seasonal market research for industry trends in fit and construction. Lead through the UNTUCKit CORE values - Be Kind, Own It, Work Together, Communicate, Mentor and HAVE FUN!
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Technical Design.
    • Minimum 10 years or plus experience.
      • Strong knowledge of garment fit, construction, knowledge of patternmaking and corrections.
      • Excellent time management/project skills with a strong sense of priority for deadlines.
      • Organizational skills and ability to multitask.
      • Strong attention to detail.
      • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
      • Experience using a product development technical specification program (BeProduct, PDM, PLM, etc).
      • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Excel and Word.
      • Ability to identify issues and create solutions outside of established parameters and guidelines.
      • Flexible in a cross-functional team environment as well as being able to work independently.
      • $115k-$130k
        • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
        • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
        • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
        • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
        • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
        • Short Term & Long Term Disability
        • Training & Development
        • Work From Home-Hybrid
        • Free Food & Snacks

Keywords: UNTUCKit, New York , Senior Technical Designer, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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