In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, we remain focused on the health and safety our current employees, customers and you, as an applicant. Interviews, onboarding, and daily work mostly takes place virtually. In areas where physical location is important (like our manufacturing plants), we strictly follow health and safety measures, including social distance, masks, and - where applicable - temperature checks.


At Varsity Brands, we believe every student deserves the opportunity to succeed and every educator wants to make a difference. It takes a team to make a real impact, and through our three distinct brands – BSN Sports, Varsity Spirit and Herff Jones – and our network of 9,000+ employees and independent representatives, we are proud to partner with schools, colleges and universities across the country to transform the student journey in SPORT, SPIRIT and ACHIEVEMENT.


Memphis-based Varsity Spirit, is the driving force behind cheerleading’s dynamic transformation into the high-energy, athletic activity it is today, is the leading global source for all things spirit, including cheerleading, dance team and performing arts. A leader in uniform innovation, as well as educational camps, clinics and competitions, Varsity Spirit impacts more than a million athletes each year. Focused on safety, entertainment and traditional school leadership, Varsity Spirit’s 5,000+ employees have been dedicated to celebrating school spirit through its brands since 1974. Our continued success relies on hiring extraordinary talent, with a passion for making a difference to help us support athletes on and off the mat.

Your Opportunity:

Varsity Spirit is looking for an Technical Designer to join our team in Plano, TX

Make an Impact:

The Technical Designer must effectively use technical abilities to ensure the proper documentation of all new product development for all Varsity Spirit products and brands. Using defined standard construction principals and tolerances to provide information via Technical Design Sheets, bill of materials detail, standard construction guidelines and construction methodology in PLM to support the manufacturing processes. Ongoing activities will integrate and reinforce manufacturing instructions in proper documentation (Technical Design Sheet) along with product development processes supporting the interpretation of garment construction details 

A Day in the Life:

  • Establish the proper interpretation of concept images from All brands design teams and transform into standard construction guidelines for the Product development team to simplify the prototype manufacturing process and better utilize the allocated resources at each sewing factory to avoid or mitigate any potential disruption that will affect the On Time Shipment of final goods to our customers 
  • Ensure the right development of complete Tech Packs with detailed specifications, fabrications, and technical drawings from Designer’s initial sketch using Illustrator. 
  • Provide to the Pattern department the right trims/notions for new products based on the Design & Spec sheet 
  • Ensure that the uploaded Technical Design Sheets into PLM fully represent the new style concept design handoff 
  • Ensure & Approve that all technical packages are fully completed in PLM to be release for production 
  • Work with the pattern department to address construction details and or concerns. 
  • Anticipate and address any manufacturing/quality issues – all while demonstrating accountability towards deadlines 
  • Create and Propose technical product solutions that help meet strategic business goals 
  • Understand performance testing protocols and develop products that meet them 
  • Assist to fit sessions

What you bring to the table:


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