Technical Designer position at the Bioworld

 BIOWORLD

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Bioworld Merchandising is a leading design and distribution company of licensed and private label apparel, headwear & accessories to all retails channels. We collaborate with some of the most widely recognized brand and retail partners in the world. Employees of Bioworld consider it to be an honor and a privilege to be part of the hottest, most creative, dynamic company in the industry! We are seeking skilled candidates who are excited to join this amazing team! 
We Believe in Great Brands: Our goal is to translate the brand story into product that is as innovative and distinctive as the brand itself. 
Creative Culture: Our multi-disciplinary team brings to our brand partners a unique mix of creative product design paired with merchandising expertise. We prize collaboration and believe innovation comes from a diversity of creative ideas. 
We are the Market: Our team believes in full immersion to gain insight into retail markets, contemporary culture and consumer reaction. 
POSITION OVERVIEW
The Technical Designer manages new development and adopted product in the assigned product area from concept to final fit approval.  Daily tasks includes creating, maintaining and organizing specifications within their area of responsibility.  Works closely with Senior Technical Designer to maintain consistency and integrity of fit and quality standards through mannequin and/or live model fittings and technical written spec packages.
QUALIFICATIONS
      Minimum 5 years experience as technical designer/spec technician/pattern maker.
      Minimum 3 years experience preferred in juniors wear.
      Strong understanding of fit and construction in clothing.
      Strong Flat Technical sketching skills.
      Advanced hand-pattern making and grading is a must. Digital patterning is a plus.
      Advanced fabric draping, construction and sewing skills.
      Knowledge and thorough understanding of ISO stitch and seam types terminology.
      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      Excellent time management and organizational skills.
      PLM or comparable, computer literate including Excel, Word, Illustrator, Photoshop.
      Self-motivated, creative problem solver, excellent at multi-tasking.
      Degreed professional with advanced knowledge of apparel construction and can provide solution-based remedies when faced with stringent deadlines and unforseeable obstacles that may hinder-production.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
      Attends development meetings with designers or retailers.  Responsible to determine all technical fit/spec related requirements for Juniors Wear.
      Responsible for technical design process from initial development to final fit for a broad classification of Juniors wear products.
      Independently analyze fit on a live model and clearly communicate fit and construction changes in an effective and concise manner using internal tools.
      Responsible for the fit sample evaluation, size grading process, generating flat technical sketches and correcting fit issues.
      Manage workflow, prioritizing and consistent follow through with factories on production orders and reorders.
      Prioritize and processes samples for production as submitted via the sales team or merchandizers.
      Provides support to the graphic design team in conjunction with the presentation garment in relation to product development through graded nesting AI or Gerber files in which to size art .
       Coordinates samples and works directly with factory to track preproduction in relation to fit.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
BA in fashion design or merchandising with a solid understanding of PLM, developing apparel specifications and managing multiple tasks.
BUSINESS HOURS
Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am � 5:30pm, or as needed to meet business goals and objectives
ATTIRE
Appropriate Business Casual Attire

If interested, contact Nicole Hoang at nicoleh@bioworldmerchandising.com.