This job listing has expired and the position may no longer be open for hire.

Technical Design Intern at Perry Ellis International Inc.

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

This job brought to you by eQuest

Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:


Work with Technical Design team to learn basic responsibilities of a technical designer, including:

  • Create and maintain technical specifications from first prototype sample to production.  

  • Maintaining appropriate fit and construction for first prototype sample to production.

​Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with Technical Design to learn how to:

  • 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 and paper patterns to appropriate recipients.

  • Evaluate prototype samples, fit samples for measurement, 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.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Computer skills:  PEI PLM, Illustrator, Email, digital camera operation, Gerber knowledge helpful.

  • Knowledge of basic garment construction

  • Skill in basic pattern making

  • Basic knowledge in pattern grading

  • Basic knowledge in fabrics and trims

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Ability to manage deadlines and changing priorities

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Analytical/mathematical skills

  • Ability in being a dedicated team player​

Minimum Requirements:

  • Working towards accredited Degree in Technical Design, Apparel Design or Apparel Production, or other related field.

  • Basic knowledge of PLM.  Confident in use of Illustrator, Email.

  • How to measure a garment and how to write points of measurement for a garment.

See Job Description