Job Description

Job Code : GlfTechDes - Intermediate Golf Technical Designer
Location : Richmond Hill
Starting Date : ASAP
Salary : $45-50k + benefits
Description :

Are you passionate about the sports industry, and want to put that passion to work? Are you looking for an opportunity to impact the effectiveness of the full-cycle technical design function for a Company and accelerate the growth of one of Canada’s leading brands of sports and fan-based apparel? If so, we would love to speak with you about a role in our clients Technical design team.

The Technical Designer’s role is to develop, audit and maintain product specifications and quality control for the brand. They ensure the execution of the product (performance based and technical textiles), covering all categories- Knit, Woven, Sweater Knits- for Golf apparel from spec package development through to production as determined by the Technical Design Manager.


? Coordinate information regarding styling and details with creative merchandisers/graphic coordinator
? Photograph original samples needed for specification
? Prepare clear technical drawings to interpret the styling details and construction
? Evaluate design sketch, fabric and trim compatibility
? Review silhouette/proportion, labeling and trimmings.
? Prepare fully detailed measurements and construction information for specification package- Communicate with vendors on specification package details
? Communicate with Creative Merchandiser/Product Developers and make suggestions to resolve technical issues

? Maintain an up to date template for specification packaging.
? Coordinate with product developer to initiate the specification package for vendors

? Develop blocks for the upcoming seasons new silhouettes
? Monitor measurements in all categories to ensure fit consistency from style to style and season to season
? Identify fit problems and recommend appropriate pattern corrections
? Execute the brand direction in evaluating samples from competitors

? Prepare technical sketch according to the design details by Creative Merchandiser
? Set technical sketch library by product category

? Evaluate fit and workmanship for sample submission

? Organize and maintain files from clients
? Update tracking sheets of the sample approval status

? Visit stores to evaluate product quality and compile a report
? Execute projects to improve business performance with guidance from the Technical Manager

? Manage the apparel calendar timelines to ensure all product deadlines are achieved

Skills :


? Strong pattern drafting skills
? Knowledge of garment construction, production and quality control– both domestic & import
? Knowledge of fabric & yarn construction print, embroidery, appliqué finishes and techniques
? Proficient in using Adobe Illustrator CS and Photoshop, Microsoft Excel and Outlook Express
? Must be a team player
? Excellent time management & project skills
? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for both internal and external communication
? Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
? Must work well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
? Must be able to deliver quality work with a high degree of accuracy and consistency
? Detail oriented, and able to work with minimal supervision
? Flexible to work overtime when required
? Must have degree or diploma in a Fashion program
? 2-4 years of related industry experience required

We thank all applicants for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.