Soft Surroundings
  • 11-Mar-2021 to 10-May-2021 (CST)
  • Technical Design
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We provide full benefits, including 401(K), competitive pay, generous employee discount, profit sharing potential and an opportunity to work with a successful and growing company.


Soft Surroundings celebrates a lifestyle of self-preservation and well-being rather than simply selling merchandise. We spark inspiration and discovery so women who believe age is just a number can look, feel and be their best selves. We accomplish our goals by hiring people who value putting customers first, being honest and collaborative, remaining curious and creative, being a problem solver and LOVE WHAT YOU DO!! Is this you???

Soft Surroundings is seeking a Senior Technical Designer-Apparel in our Technical Design department at our corporate office in St Louis, MO. The Sr. Technical Designer Apparel is responsible for executing the technical design process from development to production for Missy, Petite, Tall and Women's. We provide full benefits, including 401(K), competitive pay, generous employee discount, profit sharing potential and an opportunity to work with a successful and growing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing and evaluating garments to develop the correct fit specifications and achieving desired design in conjunction with Sourcing, Product Development and Merchandising.
  • Leads fit sessions with cross-functional partners.
  • Collaborates with Technical Designer Supervisor, Product Development and Merchandising in all aspects of daily fittings and product evaluations.
  • Manages all technical issues related to applicable product assortment, programs or fabrications.
  • Updates tech packs, including detailed technical sketches, graded measurement specifications, construction details, bill of materials and packaging instructions.
  • Evaluates samples for vendor's execution of fit and construction along with providing solutions via pattern corrections and/or garment re-engineering.
  • Analyze and modify repeat styles where necessary to improve return rates.
  • Recommend special hangtag or special communication to merchandising for specific product type.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of technical details and model photography in catalog and internet copy.
  • Organize and prioritize daily workload to maintain production calendar and deadlines.
  • Mentors team associates.
  • Travel to Distribution Center, stores and factories as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design or Certification in Apparel Manufacturing, Design, Patternmaking or equivalent.
  • 7+ years experience in the apparel industry in technical design and/or patternmaking.
  • Experience in denim is a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge in fitting garments including grading, construction and patternmaking.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, PLM and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Preferred experience with computer pattern programs.
  • Ability to travel both domestically and abroad as needed.
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