Senior Manager of Technical Design
You will be responsible for taking ownership of fit and grading standards and ensuring consistency in fit across development and production. This will require thorough participation in fittings where you will be relied upon for your expertise in elevated and innovative garment construction. You will take over ownership of each season’s fit at mid-development stage and will be responsible for taking each garment through development while maintaining the original design intent. You will manage a small team of product developers and lead them through fabric and finish research & testing each season, working closely with the design team during this process of style development. Once we commence fittings, you will additionally guide the development team through fit call-outs, best materials to use for inner construction of garments and how to apply inventive finishes and details to the garments. You will lead the build-out of a construction techniques library to be used as reference by the Design and Production teams. You will review PPs and TOPs against final development samples and evaluate consistency in terms of spec, construction and specific design elements You will have the final sign-off on development tech packs and will oversee all hand-offs from Design/Development to the Production team.
New York NY
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