Job Title: Technical Designer (Pattern - Womens)
Job Location: San Francisco, CA
Salary/Pay Rate: Depends on Experience
AQUENT is working with one of our COOLEST clients to help them hire an Apparel Designer for their team in San Francisco, CA!
The Technical Designer facilitates the transition of product from initial design and trend concept end to end. He/She collaborates with cross-functional partners to land appropriate raw materials for both fit and functional intent as well as with business partners to obtain clear direction and consensus on design aesthetic, fit intent and construction. He/She is an expert responsible for leading fit sessions on live models or mannequins and working with Design to achieve design aesthetic and communicate fit and balance corrections to participants. He/She will leverage and develop key vendor relationships to support working efficiently and drive fit consistency to improve the customer experience.
MUST HAVE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
- Assist with fittings
- Processing fit comments
- Updating tech packs and sketches
- Ideally able to work in Accumark/Gerber
- Optitex 2D a Plus
- Prefer someone with bra/swim, OW, and bottoms experience (womens)
Our Client is an Fortune 500 Apparel Retailer that has grown from a single store to a global business throughout its 46 year run!
Talent placed here are given the autonomy to be hands-on decision makers from day one. The company's leadership assumes a supportive role and applies a collaborative management style, offering the guidance and insight to help transform your suggestions into strategies.
This is an environment where co-workers are constantly challenging each other to learn and grow in their roles every day, which energizes the office, and creates forward motion, both on a personal level, and as a company. They’re experimenting with their digital reach, using tech as a catalyst for industry change - both online and in stores. With such robust focus and investment on innovation, employees have the opportunity to directly contribute to the changing landscape of the retail world!
The company culture here is one of relaxed, inclusive community with an ever-present focus on learning and development - both for the individual team member as well as the projects and initiatives that are driving the company forward. And, with tons of cool volunteering opportunities and initiatives, employees have the chance to become influential community leaders as they work for positive change.