Perry Ellis International is seeking a Freelance Technical Designer for an assignment 2 - 6 months in duration. This is a full-time/Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm opportunity. Under the supervision of the main Technical Designer, the Freelance Assistant Technical Designer creates and maintains all technical specifications from 1 st proto to production. The Freelance Assistant Technical Designer is also responsible for maintaining appropriate fit and construction for 1 st proto to production.
Populate and maintain PLM Data Tables to support product technical specifications.
Work with Merchandising/Design to establish appropriate brand specific fits.
Reveal technical specifications to appropriate recipients.
Ship hard goods e.g., prototype garments, styling/construction mock-ups, paper patterns to appropriate recipients.
Evaluate Prototype samples, Fit samples for measurement and construction accuracy, and quality.
Review Pre Production samples for construction detail accuracy and raw materials verification.
Provide approval/rejection feedback to appropriate recipients for Fit samples and Size Set samples for measurement and construction accuracy, and quality.
Provide technical guidance to appropriate recipients for Fit samples alterations.
Participate in maintaining consistency of product fit, technical specifications and development processes across brands.
Bachelor’s Degree in Apparel Design or Apparel Production, or other related field;
5+ years experience in technical design and/or pattern making
Knowledge in PLM, Illustrator, & Gmail.
Basic knowledge of CAD software for patternmaking ie Gerber Accumark
**Knowledge of Optitex 3D software is a plus.
How to measure a garment and how to write points of measurement for a garment.
Knowledge in fabrics and trims
Acute attention to detail
Ability to manage deadlines and changing priorities