Aquent's Fortune 500 retail client is looking for a Junior Technical Designer to work an initial 1 year contract to hire role onsite in Plano, TX. This role focuses on Menswear.
The Junior Technical Tesigner position coordinates and monitors the technical development process from design to production. This includes analyzing and reviewing merchandise for fit, construction and overall quality.
Other duties include:
•Leading fit sessions, analyzing fit and accurately communicating corrections of the assigned product area
•Develop product technical specification packages to communicate requirements for fit and construction from concept through to bulk production.
•Create, update and utilize blocks and patterns to ensure standards are being met. P
•Provide technical expertise and support to cross functional teams on fit development and pre-production activities.
*At least 1 year of technical or manufacturing experience
•An associates degree in related field or equivalent work experience
*A clear understanding of pattern-making/grading and how fabrics/trims affect the fit of the garment
•Proficient in PLM or similar product management system. Adobe Illustrator drawing tool, and MS Office
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to relate effectively, up, down, and across the organization.