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Associate Technical Designer

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Location

New York City

Position Type

Full-Time

The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American sportswear brand that strikes the balance between classic and cool. It offers a modern perspective on iconic staples and results in a read to wear collection that is hardwired for real life. Sisters-in-law Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard launched their eponymous brand in the Fall of 2010 with their signature dickey jacket. Their collection of perfectly designed essentials blends designer aesthetic with both wearabilty and ease, providing a versatile look for the woman who is trying to do it all.

Veronica Beard is sold at our store on Madison Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Intermix, and an additional 150 + stores globally. As a Top 10 Finalist for CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, there are a lot of future opportunities at Veronica Beard.

We have an opening for an Associate Technical Designer position. It is a freelance to perm position. We are open to candidates with sweater, cut and sew knit, denim specific as well as woven, tailored background.

Responsibilities

Assist Senior Technical Designer in managing fit approval process in accordance with SMS and bulk approval deadlines.

Build relationships/partnerships with cross functional team members, such as Design, Production, and Merchandising.

Coordinate fit schedule with design team and senior designers.

Partner with Production counterparts on tracking and arrival of all fit samples + PP samples.

Manage work load to department initiatives.

Measure fit garments from the factories and ensure evaluation sheets are prepared and reviewed with design/development team prior to fitting.

Record fit notes and notify departments such as Production regarding changes to the styles made during fittings.

Instruct and communicate to agents/factories the appropriate construction, fit and block information to ensure successful manufacturing while adhering to Design’s concepts.

Conduct live fittings with/without designers to determine what fit and construction changes are necessary to achieve Design’s vision.

Maintain technical packages with all updates, graded specs, fit photo, BOM.

Maintain seasonal library of fit notes and patterns, both paper and digital.

Utilize, as appropriate, cost saving methods in style development.

Assign appropriate grading to all points of measure, keeping the proportion accurate in relation to our predetermined sizing.

Make construction and fit comments to factories. Responsible for all updates with reference to fit and construction. Identify efficiencies within the brand or category to support CTM initiative, specifically block and construction development.

Maintain daily communication with sourcing offices and factories.

Other duties as specified by management.

Requirements

College degree in technical design / pattern making

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

2-3 year full-time technical design experience

Illustrator and Photoshop

Aptitude to be trained to fit, interpret fit and construction within a Technical Design environment

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge of textiles, construction, patternmaking / grading.

How to Apply

Please email careers@veronicabeard.com with ‘Associate TD’ in the subject headline with resume, cover letter, salary requirements and any other pertinent materials.