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Company:  Madewell

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Jan 24, 2022

Associate Technical Designer - Woven Tops & Shirts

Overview: Assist Technical Designer with preparing samples from vendors in order to execute the technical fitting process.



  • Measure incoming garments against vendor supplied measurements.
  • Prepare and track samples and counter samples and make sure approval dates are met.
  • Assisting Technical Designer in technical fittings by preparing samples, taking notes, completing fit lists, and model booking.
  • Maintain tech log and tech packs under the direction of the Technical Designer.
  • Generate detailed sketch and tech packs.  Able to communicate to factories in various methods, i.e. pattern correction, digital photos, technical sketches, technical notes and garment construction.
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy
  • Team player, is receptive to direction, collaborate with designer, production, merchants and overseas vendor.
  • Daily communication with overseas and internal departments.
  • Other responsibilities will vary according to department to department needs and special projects being handled by the manager.



  • College degree in technical design, fashion design or equivalent experience in related area
  • 4 years of technical design experience
  • Wovens technical design experience; dresses or tops experience a plus
  • Proficient in PC applications including MS Excel
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Knowledge of grade rule and sewing
  • Knowledge of patternmaking and draping
  • Flexible and ability to multi task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience using PLM preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Organized, detail oriented

We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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