TECHNICAL DESIGN ASSOCIATE
Dôen is seeking a detailed oriented and highly organized Technical Design Associate to join our team on a full-time basis in North Hollywood. The ideal candidate will work closely with Director of Technical Design by supporting in fittings, measuring fit comments to send to vendors, and evaluating samples.
-Create development tech packs from scratch and work on fit comments for Proto's through PP approval
-Work closely w/ PD teams to ensure accurate design and fit intent is understood and followed
-Work with production team to ensure fit approval deadlines are met
-Prep for fittings ensuring all previous fit bodies, notes and inspiration pieces are present for design and production reference
-Communicate clear correspondence daily with import vendors
-2-3 years technical design experience in development and production
-Degree in Fashion Design or Product Development
-Woven's experience is a must
-Proficient in photoshop, illustrator and excel
-Full comprehension of sewing construction
-Ability to identify fundamental fit issues stemming from pattern imbalance
-Basic understanding of grade rules and graded specs
-Light pattern-making ability a plus
-Deadline oriented with ability to adhere to time and action calendars
-Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
-Work well in team environment but also independently
-Self-motivated and proactive
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Willingness to take direction and guide assistant techs as needed
Please respond with resume & cover letter.
We are an at will, equal opportunity employer.
Pre-employment background check required.
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Dôen Technical Design Associate”
Core Hiring Values & Company Culture:
Grow with us. As we expand as a business, we’re looking for people willing to keep learning and growing with us as a part of our team, with ambition and their own personal goals for their position. You’ll do your part to work toward the company’s goals and your own, with a focus on the end goal and an awareness of the big picture.
Understand our brand. When filling any position we seek those who have an understanding of our brand point of view and customer. A shared aesthetic understanding is especially important for any position that interfaces with our design and community.
Work independently, treat people respectfully. We encourage people to be self-sufficient, independent thinkers and problem solvers. We look for team members who treat each other with respect and understanding, while maintaining personal values of honesty, integrity, kindness, and self-improvement.
Treat management as mentorship. Our managers have a responsibility to provide ongoing feedback, challenging work, and growth opportunities to team members who consistently perform and demonstrate total ownership of their role.