Carters/OshKosh Technical Designer, OshKosh B'gosh in New York, New York

Technical Designer, OshKosh B'gosh

New York, NY

  • Date Updated:March 02, 2017Job Level:Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Job Type:Full-Time/RegularYears of Experience:5 - 7 Years
  • Travel:Not SpecifiedLevel of Education:Associate Degree
  • Position ID:85329-235627

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Job Description

Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 900 Company-operated stores in the United States and Canada and on-line. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. If you dream of working with innovative colleagues who support and inspire you, Count on Carter's.

  • The Technical Designer coordinates and monitors the technical development process from design to production
  • This includes analyzing and reviewing merchandise for fit, construction and overall quality
  • Lead fit sessions, analyze fit and accurately communicate corrections of assigned product area
  • Develop product technical specification packages to communicate requirements for fit and construction from concept through to bulk production
  • Estabilish, monitor and maintain fit, construction and workmanship standards for your product category and ensure consistency across all vendor and factory bases
  • Create, update and utilize blocks and patterns to ensure standards are being met
  • Provide technical expertise and support to cross fucntional teams on fit development and pre-production activities
  • Competitive shop the market researching size, fit, construction techniques and labeling
Experience and Skills
  • A clear understanding of patternmaking/grading and how fabrics/trims affect the fit of the garment
  • Be proficient in a PLM or similar product management system
  • Must have proficiency and a clear understanding of adobe illustrator drawing tool and MS office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to relate effectively up, down, and across the organization
  • 6 years of technical or manufacturing experience
  • Associates degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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