Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com.
The Technical Design Coordinator will focus on providing support to the Design and Technical Design team by providing updated B&W sketches for all revisions needed after initial Design B&W hand off. Included in this scope would be updates to products made in fittings, seasonal line reviews and requested construction changes. All updates would be made in PLM and on server as per current Design process. This role will also be responsible for the day to day receipt and tracking of fit development status such as: receiving and logging samples into seasonal style tracking logs, updating logs with adds, drops and revisions after line reviews, creating weekly fit lists shared with apparel team, evaluating and measuring of fit samples sent directly from factory, measuring competitive/store bought samples or samples pulled from production for QA purposes. Work is to be executed through an established process, utilizing systems and adhering to seasonal development calendar.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Update B&W sketches revised during development to support Design
Provide additional sketching support Design as needed: waterfalls, VLS
Create construction standards in Illustrator to support Designs library
Update all seasonal tracking logs w/sample ETA data needed for team to schedule fittings/line reviews to meet key calendar milestones
Document all fit development samples received, fit and fit comments completed
Communicate and coordinate sample tracking data with Asia team
Measure and document fit development samples that are sent factory direct
Create weekly fit lists for teams based upon fit samples received and priorities
Update PLM Line Plan and Seasonal Tracking Logs to reflect seasonal VLS
Communicate any product discrepancies with Tech Design and Apparel team
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to complete basic mathematical computations
Flexible: Ability to be adaptable in a multi-task environment
Focused: Work with a sense of urgency to meet development/production timelines
Innovative: Strives to increase productivity and improve work process
Proactive: Must be highly organized, detail oriented and able to problem solve
General knowledge garment construction, basic knowledge of pattern making a plus
Education and Experience
1-2+ years in Apparel Technical Design, Product Development or Operations
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point)
Focus will include spreadsheets on Excel
Basic Adobe Illustrator skills are required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.