technical designer

location: charleston, sc (hybrid)
department: production 

We are looking for a positive, proactive technical designer to help join our growing team in Charleston, SC! We are excited to have an experienced technical designer jump in and help support our current product lines. See below for responsibilities and experiences we are looking for. 

 

specific duties / responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating seasonal developmental tech packs (measurement page, construction page, bill of materials page)
  • Develop new finishing details, silhouettes and construction methods
  • Create and maintain consistent fit, construction and construction images of the product
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams and vendors to ensure bulk production reflects design intent and brand requirements
  • Source fit models, manage fit sessions, fit on models, and relay fit notes/fit photos to stakeholders
  • Track fit samples and update WIPS chart
  • Follows the sample through fit approvals to production; ensure fit consistency 
  • Review all existing patterns and pattern cards

 

skills & qualifications:

  • Children's, women's and men's technical design experience
  • Swim experience (apparel experience a bonus as well!)
  • Experience working with both domestic and overseas vendors 
  • Well versed in grading as well as reading patterns 
  • Full understanding of grade rules and tolerances
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Illustrator skills are a must
  • Browzwear and/or CLO3D a plus!
  • 5-8 years experience 

 

perks:

  • 5-8 years experience
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Hybrid role (in-office and remote work environment)
  • Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401K
  • Generous employee discount and occasional perks

Interested?

email production@minnowswim.com with subject line “Technical Designer” and include your resume

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