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Assistant Technical Designer

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1082700
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jun 15, 2019

Assistant Technical Designer

J.C.Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, TX

The Assistant Technical Designer develops basic technical expertise to assist in evaluate apparel merchandise in terms of style, measurement and construction to achieve the appropriate fit, quality and design interpretation for the manufacturer to follow.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Design and Product Development teams with guidance from Sr. TD or manager to determine fit and aesthetics.

  • Complete product packages in PLM software, including measurements, construction details and technical sketches.

  • Establish and maintain fit and construction standards to ensure brand consistency and quality.

  • Review with the Sr. TD or manager fit history when presenting current fit and recommend alternative methods of construction or options for components when necessary.

  • Prepare and actively participate in fit sessions.

  • Resolve and communicate fit and construction issues to International Buying Offices and factories within the development and production timelines.

  • Daily communication and follow through with IBO, vendors, and all cross-functional partners.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree in related field required

  • 1 + years of technical design experience

  • Some knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing process.

  • An eye for proportion, balance and aesthetic details.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Develops confidence and assertiveness in fit presentation.

  • Ability to multitask and consistently meet deadlines.

  • Strong organizational skills with an acute attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Proactive on problem solving and seeks input for optimum resolutions as needed.

  • Proficiency in software: PLM, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Outlook and Excel.

Our corporate office supports the JCPenney stores nationwide and offers a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401 (k) Savings Plan with company match, and a merchandise discount plan to JCPenney. Amenities include free covered parking, full cafeteria services, fitness center, and on-site childcare.

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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REQ ID: 1082700

Job Title: Assistant Technical Designer
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1082700

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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