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Senior Technical Designer is responsible to ensure that the fit of the garments are commercially viable. The position coordinates with various departments and factories to achieve and maintain corporate standards for fit and quality for designated product category.
* Work with Sr. Director of Technical Design, Design Staff and Product Managers to achieve corporate standards in both fit and quality * Responsible to ensure that the product is commercially viable before being put into production. If not, the Sr. Technical designer is responsible to elevate their concerns to the Sr. Director of Technical Design * Work with Design in the developing and maintaining standard fit blocks * Train and supervise, Associate level Technical Designers * Work with Design staff to issue initial specs for Proto sample development * Measure samples and prepare all paperwork for fit sessions * Run fit sessions, identify and analyze problems with fit and construction on live model and or body form * Write and communicate detail comments to vendor after each fitting * Make pattern corrections as necessary * Follow up with resubmitted samples and issue graded production specs accordingly * When necessary, review for quality and measure production samples * Periodically evaluate TH fit relative to the competition and present findings to Design and Merchandising to determine consistency with industry and make adjustments as required * Weekly PTR meetings with production * Work with Technical Designers to regularly review base size specification, grade rules, and figure body types to insure size range meets company objectives * Provide tech. team members with work load support during critical busy periods * Travel abroad to visit factories or buying offices as needed * Partner with Production to help analyze factories for workmanship and quality * Organize and maintain fit block library along with approval samples and work area * Review and become familiar with QC manual
* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent * Minimum 5+ years of experience in similar role * Supervisory experience * Strong time management/project management skills * Must be able to find the best solutions and develop methods to improve efficiency * Must be flexible to adapt to changing trends of business and/or ad hoc projects * Strong written and oral communication skills. * Detail oriented/innovative traits are necessary * Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects with adherence to deadlines * Strong negotiation/people skills * Photoshop, Illustrator, Optitex, PDS, required * MS Office, incl. Excel, MS Outlook * Ability to learn custom computer systems * Strong background in Woven and Knit * Strong patternmaking skills * Digital patternmaking knowledge a plus: (Optitex/ Browzwear/ Clo3D) * PLM a plus * Digital pattern marketing experience, a plus * 3D modeling knowledge, a plus * Ability to travel, domestically and internally, when required; valid passport, required
PVH Corp. or its subsidiary (\"PVH\") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH
Associated topics: bras, childrenswear, cutter, fashion, lectra, model, oshkosh, pattern, patternmaker, textile
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