Job Description

Job Code : JRTechDesAK - Jr Technical Desiger Status: Position filled
Location : Toronto
Starting Date : Immediately
Salary : $30k + benefits
Description :

Please forward resume and Technical examples directly to:

tonycurtis@idirect.com

Jr. Technical Designer

We are looking for a Jr. Technical Designer to join our design team
This is an exciting opportunity to learn various areas of the apparel business and work within a team of highly skilled individuals.
This highly motivated individual will bring a willingness to learn new skills and be flexible with their skill sets in a small team. Daily tasks will include both technical and creative aspect of designing clothing. This person will report to the Sr. Technical Designer and Design Manager.

DAILY TASKS INCLUDE:
-Measure fit samples
-Enter data into technical specs
-Attend fit seasons with Sr. Technical Designer and Design Manager
-Process fit comments (includes direct communication with overseas vendors)
-Create art specs
-Sketch new designs in Illustrator and edit current designs
-Update seasonal tracking sheet in excel
-Organize fabric library
-Trend research
-Create parcel packages for shipments

Skills :

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
-Understands patterns and sewing construction
-Understands a graded spec sheet and understands the fundamentals pattern grading
-Can sew a sample mock up and make a first draft pattern if required
-Proficient in sketching in Illustrator and organizing data in excel
-Able to identify fit issues on garments and communicate corrections effectively to overseas manufacturers
-Able to sketch technical drawings quickly and accurately
-Able to colour technical sketches with clipping masks and print files
-Highly organized and motivated
-Keen eye for detail
-Great design sense
-Effectively manage deadlines
-Graduate of a college or university degree in a fashion design program