Associate Technical Designer



Manages moderately complex technical product development processes and ensures consistency of fit and quality in the assigned product by generating all specifications and fit comments, participating in fitting meetings, and making corrections as needed.

What You'll Do:

  • Works with Technical Designer, Merchants, and Design Teams to establish the direction of the fit and garment details.
  • Creates grading specs, garment measurements & how to measure sketches; develops and/or corrects patterns when necessary.
  • Creates fit comments; notes all design and specs discrepancies prior to fittings.
  • Develops clear and complete fit comments for each style.
  • Tracks fit approval and sample process; organizes fit samples received, including logging received samples and scheduling fitting; maintain Time & Action (T&A) sample log sheet.
  • Executes fit comments from concept to TOP of assigned and additional product classifications.
  • Communicates daily with vendors, Merchants, Design, and Production teams for T&A and product execution. 

What You'll Need:

  • High School required a four (4)-year college degree in fashion merchandising/design preferred.
  • Two (2) years in technical design, pattern making, or quality assurance, or a combination of education with equivalent work experience.
  • Strong computer skills including Adobe Illustrator, MS Word, and Excel.
  • Previous technical design experience is desirable.
  • Previous retail or garment manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Basic understanding of fit, balance, and garment construction, fabrics, and fabric performance
  • Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing with all levels of management.
  • Provide constructive, honest, and direct feedback.
  • Meets deadlines, prioritize appropriately, copes well with change, and maintains composure under pressure.
  • Upholds and furthers Torrid’s culture and values.
  • Is accountable for results, approaches obstacles proactively and looks for ways to resolve problems and issues.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with ability to multitask, prioritize and achieve timely results. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

What You'll Get:

  • A culture where people are accepted and encouraged to be who they are.
  • Competitive compensation, 401k with company matching contribution, plus potential to earn company performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive wellness package including, medical, dental, vision, and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Generous 50% employee discount and access to employee-only sales.
  • Support the causes youre passionate about. We pay you up to 32 hours annually for volunteering your time in the community.
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Aimed at helping employees address a variety of personal and family issues including legal financial consultations, mental health services and more.
  • Discounts on entertainment tickets and more.
  • Access to a subscription to a leading online learning provider where you can earn certifications and take course taught by industry experts across multiple business sectors
  • Work and learn alongside industry-leading executives while making huge strides in impacting the lives of women.
  • Youll be challenged and grow. Opportunity for upward mobility is available at all levels of the organization.

Salary range: $66,560 - $72,000

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