The Position: Technical Designer, Apparel
Working at Trek Bicycle isn’t just about work. It’s much more. From an onsite fitness center and cafeteria to an amazing employee purchase program to great benefits and more, Trek provides a fun, flexible, comfortable place to work. If you are an experienced Technical Designer, this may be just the opportunity you have been looking for.
As a Technical Designer you’ll work within Trek’s apparel team to provide both technical and design direction for cycling apparel. This position will also be responsible for defining aspects of construction, form, fit, and function, while meeting criteria for product features, cost, manufacturability, and project schedules.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Taking 2D designs from creative designers and developing tech packs for manufacturing vendors.
Conducting fit and construction evaluations.
Ensuring proper design transfer to vendors and monitoring production timelines, communicating appropriately with suppliers on any issues that may arise.
Sourcing of fabrics, materials, trims, and bindings.
Evaluation and monitoring of supplier quality.
Collaborating with creative designers, project managers, product managers and suppliers throughout development process.
Producing high quality design illustrations for review, planning and catalog presentation.
Experience with apparel technical design, construction, and sourcing of materials is essential. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of technical apparel design/development experience in sport fashion or technical apparel, be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, and will have proven successful experience working with internal & external designers, project managers, apparel factories, product managers, and brand managers. This position is located at Trek’s headquarters in Waterloo, WI.
About Trek Trek Bicycle is a global leader in the design and manufacture of bicycles and related products. Trek believes the bicycle can be a simple solution to many of the world’s most complex problems, and is committed to breaking down the barriers that prevent people from using bicycles more often for transportation, recreation, and inspiration. For more information about Trek, visit www.trekbikes.com.
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Country: United States
Willing to Relocate: Yes
Willing to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 3-5 years
Job Application Web Site: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=oiIZWfwF&s=bicycleindustryjobs