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Sr. Apparel Technical Designer

Company: Deckers Brands
Location: goleta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title:Senior Apparel Technical Designer

Reports to:Director, Product Development

Location: Goleta, CA

The Role

The Senior Technical Designer role manages the technical aspects of all apparel categories from initial design development protos to final approval for production. They are responsible for leading fit sessions in collaboration with Design and Product Development by ensuring the technical, functional and physical fit are appropriately executed to achieve the design aesthetic. They will identify potential production, quality and costing challenges and make recommendations. They will effectively communicate to business partners, overseas offices and factories on all development updates to facilitate the final results required. The Senior Technical Designer will play a critical role in establishing UGG apparel as a trusted leader in the apparel sector.

Your Impact

The primary functions of this role, include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage the technical specification packages for apparel prototypes
  • Comprehensive understanding of physical fit; evaluation of body size, shape and the relationship of clothing on the target body.
  • Documentation of fit, sizing and construction updates throughout entire produce life cycle
  • Ensure size and fit consistency across all product categories
  • Lead fit sessions on live models

Who You Are

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to effectively influence.
  • Experience working effectively in complex global organizations, satisfying the needs of diverse constituents and often working under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting priorities

Wed love to hear from people with

  • 7-10 years experience in the Apparel Industry including patternmaking and construction experience with full knowledge of total production timeline
  • Expertise in fit, patterning making and construction.
  • Working knowledge of grading and manufacturing methods.
  • Experience in Patternmaking software; Gerber, Lectra & Optitex a plus

What We'll Give You

  • Competitive Pay and Bonuses - Weve created a variety of competitive compensation programs to foster career development, reward success and to show our employees just how much theyre valued.
  • Financial Planning and wellbeing - No matter what financial goals our employees have set, we want to help them get there. Our plans provide powerful ways to protect income, pay for expenses and invest in the future.
  • Time away from work - Sometimes we need time away to be with family, focus on our health or just simply recharge. Our plans support our employees needs to get out, get healthy and come back stronger than ever.
  • Extras, discounts and perks - Being a valued member of the Deckers Brands team means more than just a paycheck. From generous discounts to community-based programs, we offer a variety of cool extras
  • Growth and Development - Deckers Brands was built on the idea of pursuing passion. Thats why we offer extensive opportunities and support for personal and professional development.
  • Health and Wellness - Theres nothing basic about our comprehensive health and wellness programs and offerings. While at work and at play, we aim to support a healthy lifestyle.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.

From our corporate offices to our global retail stores, theres a curious, independent spirit thats distinctively Deckers Brands. Were about giving people the freedom to pursue their passions. And were committed to helping them succeed; to become their best selves. Thats why were about more than work, the 9 to 5 or daily grind. Were about opportunity - opportunity to create, to grow and to have an impact.

As we work to become better at everything we do, how we better the world matters, too. Our products and brands are loved, no doubt about it. But the difference we make in peoples lives begins with our people, right here at Deckers Brands. Were adventurous, spirited, unafraid of new challenges and willing to take chances. We are always ready to rally around a cause.

Put simply, we want all of our people to thrive - to reach their full potential and have fun while doing it. Because in the end, Deckers thrives when our people thrive.

Keywords: Deckers Brands, Santa Barbara , Sr. Apparel Technical Designer, Other , goleta, California

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