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Technical Designer

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Location

New York

Position Type

Full-time

The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.

Veronica Beard is looking for a Technical Designer to join our growing team reporting to the Director of Technical Design. The individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining a consistent level of quality and fit in their designated product categories

Responsibilities

Product:

Spec garments for fitting

Lead fittings for designated product categories

Write fit comments for designated product categories made both overseas and domestically

Interface with domestic patternmakers to convey fit and construction corrections

Interface with domestic factories to convey fit and construction corrections

Maintain consistent size and fit based on Veronica Beard standards

Prioritize workload based on fabric/garment delivery. Meet seasonal deadlines

Collaborate daily with design & production teams to ensure ideal product while maintaining margins

Book fit model weekly, maintain model budget

Managerial:

Manage direct report

Influence calendar & workflow for product categories

Track & manage work flow, prioritize workload, and ensure deadlines are met for self and team

Own product workload as individual contributor as well as managerial duties

Mentor, coach, and train team members

Partner with Director on special products within designated product category

Take on additional projects as needed

Requirements

7-10 years of experience as a women’s technical designer (Soft Dressing experience preferred, Cut & Sew experience preferred)

Experience in leading fittings

Strong knowledge of garment construction

Strong knowledge of patternmaking, draping, grading

Ability to communicate fit corrections to factories overseas and domestic

Ability to communicate and interface with designers, merchandising, production, and freelance pattern-makers

Ability to successfully oversee a complex category while making product quality & seasonal deliverables a priority

Proficiency in Photoshop & Illustrator

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

Strong time management and multitasking skills

Strong sense of urgency, organizational skills, technical & detail-oriented

Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment

Proactive, problem-solver, dedicated, deadline-driven and self-motivated

How to Apply

Please email careers@veronicabeard.com with your resume, cover letter, salary requirements and any other pertinent materials.

Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line.