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Technical Designers assist in the development and maintenance of garment production. They serve as an integral part in taking a design from concept to shelf for consumers by adapting ideas created by Apparel and Footwear Designers into tangible products. Technical Designers are known for their familiarity with relevant industry software and their ability to solve problems and find creative solutions alongside concept designers to achieve final designs.

Whether you’re seeking Technical Designer roles or looking to hire one, the experienced recruiting team at Fourth Floor can help you in your search. For employers, we can assist in taking on the hard part of hiring by handling the paperwork and background checks. For candidates we can be counted on to provide exclusive opportunities and reliable insights on the job market and company culture.

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Technical Designer Qualifications

At the foundational level, Technical Designers have solid working knowledge of fittings, sample evaluations, and tech packs. They are also well versed in patternmaking, draping, grading, and factory production to ensure a design can be feasibly made within given parameters.

Due to the technical skills utilized in this type of role, an associate degree in fashion or technical design is usually required, but a bachelor’s degree is preferred by most employers. Proficiency in CAD or AutoCAD is highly desirable in prospective candidates, along with experience in Adobe Creative Suite and basic Microsoft Office skills.

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Technical Designer Duties

    • Checking development and fit samples for construction and measurement accuracy
    • Attending fit sessions and providing comment reports
    • Create and maintain accurate, detailed specification packages following design direction from development through to production
    • Anticipate and troubleshoot possible problems in production offering appropriate solutions
    • Source and vet materials vendors
    • Maintain a library of POM drawings, patterns, trims, etc.

At the foundational level, Technical Designers have solid working knowledge of fittings, sample evaluations, and tech packs. They are also well versed in patternmaking, draping, grading, and factory production to ensure a design can be feasibly made within given parameters.

Due to the technical skills utilized in this type of role, an associate degree in fashion or technical design is usually required, but a bachelor’s degree is preferred by most employers. Proficiency in CAD or AutoCAD is highly desirable in prospective candidates, along with experience in Adobe Creative Suite and basic Microsoft Office skills.

  • Checking development and fit samples for construction and measurement accuracy
  • Attending fit sessions and providing comment reports
  • Create and maintain accurate, detailed specification packages following design direction from development through to production
  • Anticipate and troubleshoot possible problems in production offering appropriate solutions
  • Source and vet materials vendors
  • Maintain a library of POM drawings, patterns, trims, etc.

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