Senior Garment Technologist

Market related
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Tome Nikov
Job Type


What you’ll do

Lead the technical design process from concept to final sample approval for the assigned product category

 Ensure that all aspects of the entire product technical design process are included (e.g. market research, core style creation, engineering, operations and technical fit)

 Assume responsibility for brand fulfilling technical product design in the assigned product category

 Provide recommendations to the Technologists regarding seasonal themes and new concepts

 Ensure that all products of the assigned product category are consistent with the design direction, line plan and targets

 Follow technical direction specific to customer segmentation needs

 Collaborate with Merchandising, Planning and Sourcing to edit, assort

and curate the product line in order to meet the objectives

 Work closely with Designers and Sourcing partners to ensure that product packs are completed in a timely manner and match key milestone dates

What to bring

 Bachelor degree in Textile, manufacturing or engineering

 Experience working in the apparel industry alongside the design, buying and sourcing departments

 Expert knowledge in Childrenswear (min. 8 years) is essential and strong knowledge in product development, fit and manufacturing standards

 Ability to manage and drive fit sessions

 Strive for continuous improvement in process and product specifications

 A strong team player and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment

 A positive, forward-thinking mindset and ambition to continually improve

 Strong interpersonal, presentation, communication and negotiation skills

 Excellent English language skills and preferably a fluency in one more other languages

 Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Word and Adobe Illustrator