Assistant Technical Designer

Company NameHELMUT LANG  

Position: Assistant Technical Designer

Location: New York, New York

Job description

Assistant Tech designer/ developer: Provide technical expertise on behalf of the design and development teams and create accurate technical packages including specs and construction details for menswear product and special projects product


  • Provide construction details for all new designs by partnering with creative team
  • Measure and prepare samples before fit sessions
  • Take fit notes during fitting and file all notes accurately in PLM system
  • Partner with PD team on daily basis to manage the sample approval status and maintain company time/action calendar
  • Work directly with in house pattern team to ensure proper corrections are made
  • Provide in house QC for all samples
  • Create proper tech packs for all styles including specs and construction details
  • Own Bill of Materials from initial design creation to production hand off
  • Ensure proper tech data entry into PLM system and clean interface to ERP system
  • Contribute to creation of garment by providing technical expertise and guiding creative team into developing a profitable product
  • Opportunity to participate in 3D pattern making initiative and learn new tech design technology

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree; BS. BA. Major in fashion related curriculum
  • Entry level- 1 year experience in technical design
  • Strong Ai skills, Microsoft understanding
  • Patternmaking and garment construction knowledge
  • Precise eye for detail and color
  • Live model fitting experience
  • Ability to work in high volume department and interact with multiple cross-functions
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills