Monday , October 2 2023

Zumiez Jobs – Associate Technical Designer

Website Zumiez

Job Description:

Do you have high expectations of yourself when it comes to the little details? Do you truly appreciate what it takes to make a great shirt or pair of shorts that fit like a glove? Do you love surrounding yourself with awesome fun people, and maybe a dog or two, every day? If yes, then we need you!

Zumiez is seeking a full time Associate Technical Designer to join us in making crazy amazing knit and woven product for our private label brands. Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with an exceptional level of attention to detail, organization, a passion for patternmaking& a love affair with making fit dreams come true.

Zumiez is a fast-growing awesome company, with awesome people. If you are subject expert who wants to make your mark in this industry, this is your chance to shine!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage product development through each aspect of fit & development
  • Create & update tech packs and BOM’s
  • Measure samples and document all measurements and styling / construction differences based off of tech pack.
  • Run a fit session with multiple designers or attendees
  • Identify, improve, correct and relay fit issues through written comments and illustrations to overseas factories where English is a second language.
  • Manage incoming packages for the department, log and distribute accordingly.
  • Prepare TOP samples to our Internet division for e-shop photo-shoots.
  • Track and maintain all fit samples.
  • Create final graded specs based off each individual style’s properties
  • Review patterns and comment as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of basic fabric characteristics, and ability to distinguish between knit structures and weave types.
  • Insane ability to re-prioritize without stressing out at a moment’s notice to accommodate multiple T&A Calendars & schedules.
  • 2+ years of experience in Technical Design focusing on both knit and woven product
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Outlook & Excel for Mac
  • Proficiency using Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • A love affair with Excel and Illustrator.
  • Experience using Adobe Photoshop
  • Solid understanding of specs, point of measurements, basic patternmaking skills and garment construction.
  • Understanding of dye & finishing processes and how they affect fit, drape and spec.
  • College degree or equivalent with course work in textiles, pattern making, apparel manufacturing or related experience
  • Experience working/communicating with overseas factories or agents
  • Exceptional written/oral communication
  • Ability to take initiative and identify priorities

Job Details:

Company: Zumiez

Vacancy Type:  Internship

Job Location: Seattle, WA, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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