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Company:  Madewell
Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Date:  Jun 17, 2021

Assistant Technical Designer - Madewell Accessories

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

  • Ability to process tech packs that record Accessory construction and fit.  Accessory categories include:  handbags, belts, slg’s, jewelry, scarves, socks, blankets, hats, cosmetic bags, tech, hair, sunglasses and sunglass cases, & footwear.
  • Responsible for flow of information related to fit process, such as updating tech log, sending fit comments, and communicating with overseas factory counterparts.
  • Manage fits by preparing samples, fitting, taking notes and completing fit lists
  • Generate detailed sketch and tech packs.  Communicate to factories in various methods i.e. pattern correction, digital photos, technical sketches, technical notes and construction.
  • Ability to measure/spec samples precisely.
  • Work closely with members of the Technical Design, Design, Production and Merchandising teams as well as our factories and vendors overseas.
  • Daily communication with overseas and internal partners.
  • Responsible for product packaging of assigned categories.
  • Track and maintain record log of all samples.
  • Maintain organization of sample closet.
  • Filing and clerical management of Technical Design area.
  • Other responsibilities will vary according to department needs and special projects.

 

 

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

 

  • Communicates verbal and written content accurately and in a timely manner with others (including vendors, merchants, production and design).
  • Work with field/vendor representatives and directors to resolve issues.

 

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QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Associate or Bachelor Degree in Technical Design or Fashion Design.
  • Recent graduate to 1-2 years experience in Technical Design or in a related field that emphasizes problem solving and clerical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, attention to detail and follow-up skills.
  • Knowledge of accessory construction methods.
  • Knowledge of structural and decorative trims.
  • Adaptive to a multi-tasked environment.
  • Proficient in PC applications including MS Word, Excel and Outlook Express.
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite

 

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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