April 12, 2021

Sr. Technical Designer

Medelita Irvine, California

We are looking for highly motivated individual who can help maintain our highest standards in tailored, woven apparel and build on an existing platform and product line. This person has no problem doing all aspects of the job; from full life cycle/ design/ fit sessions (leading with ease) to pre-production, measuring samples, developing fabric and trim, pattern adjustments as well as coordinating deliverables and calendars internally and externally with vendors. The role will work in tandem with Product and Quality Team, as well as key executives on scope of work and deliverables. **To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter on why you would be a good fit for Medelita, resume and any relevant portfolio examples** Responsibilities: Full life cycle from Design to Pre-Production Define the fit of a garment; creating spec sheets for tech packs Accurately determine fit issues and communicate corrections verbally in fittings and concisely written via fit comments Responsible for grading on all classifications Pattern corrections sketching in Adobe Illustrator Create and maintain block library, fit and construction standard Set up tech pack templates, tracking reports, block and body spreadsheets Maintain consistent fit across product categories Lead Proto, JSS and PP sample fittings Interact on a daily basis with agents/vendors to problem solve all issues related to garment engineering Request and approve lab dips Source and approve trims for color and aesthetics Create Bill of Materials Develop timelines and follow date requirements Work with Product and Quality on costing, testing and fabric applications Education/ Experience: 8+ years minimum Technical Design or related experience 8+ years or equivalent working with tailored, woven garments; preferably some experience with suits or blazers Experience working and traveling to off-shore factories becoming familiar with the manufacturing process Min 3 years’ experience with Adobe Illustrator. It is the policy of Medelita to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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